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14 August 2015

A night at the Klamath County Fair

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Organizers are expecting a record turnout for this year's Klamath County Fair. A crowd of nearly 5,000 packed the Event Center for a Dustin Lynch concert on opening night of th ...

14 August 2015

Costco looking to move to new location in Central Point

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Medford, Ore. --- No longer planning to build a new warehouse in Medford, Costco is now exploring a potential location in Central Point.The city's Community Development Director Tom Humphrey says th ...

14 August 2015

Haggen to close both Klamath Falls stores, one in Grants Pass

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Local

West Coast grocery chain Haggen has announced the company will close 27 stores in the next sixty days. Three locations in Southern Oregon are among the listed stores, including both stores in Klamat ...

14 August 2015

Stouts fire human-caused

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Milo, Oregon-- The Stouts fire, the largest wildfire in southern Oregon this year, was caused by someone mowing grass. Fire officials say the person responsible, who has not been identified publicly ...

13 August 2015

Family hopes gofundme account will help with legal fees for wrongful death lawsuit

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MEDFORD, ORE. --  It's been over 3 and a half years since US Marshals killed Jimmy Georgeson. Georgeson was shot and killed by US Marshals in January of 2012 as he tried to get away in the west Med ...

13 August 2015

Reckless driving to blame for fatal crash on Butte Falls Highway

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Update (8/13 6:14pm) Amy Foster's mother, Loretta Foster, spoke to NBC5 over the phone and said her grandchildren are doing better. She said the two boys are in foster care in Central Point and the ...

12 August 2015

Stouts Firefighter injured, only NBC5 gets birds eye view of rescue

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Myrtle Creek, Ore.--What started off as a slow day at Myrtle Creek Helibase, turned active when a Stouts Creek Firefighter had to be rescued by Air rescue Systems from ashland. Only NBC5's cameras c ...

12 August 2015

Medford Police Pick Up Used Syringes "On a Regular Basis"

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Local

Medford Police pick up used hypodermic needles frequently, at locations that range from the Bear Creek Greenway to downtown parking lots and alleyways. "Picking up syringes is something we do on a p ...

12 August 2015

Southern Oregon Ag evolving from Pears to Pinot

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- The business of Southern Oregon agriculture is growing. As one new industry is booming another older industry is changing. If Rogue Valley farms are known for one thing, it's pears. ...

12 August 2015

Little girl in need of kidney receives great news

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Ashland, Ore. -- Great news for an Ashland family enduring a tough battle. After more than a year of waiting they have an approved donor for their 4-year-old daughter who's in need of a kidney trans ...