Articles tagged with: Oregon

07 May 2015

Oregon Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- In a 21 to 8 vote, the Oregon Senate has voted to ban conversion therapy for gay and transgender teens. Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orient ...

07 May 2015

JACO Sheriff's Office trying to build relationship with LGBTQ community

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is reaching out to the LGBTQ community in hopes of building a stronger relationship.They will be hosting an interactive seminar to help train de ...

07 May 2015

NBA star Kyle Singler returns to Rogue Valley for basketball tournament

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- NBA star and Medford native Kyle Singler is in the Rogue Valley for this weekend's ninth annual Singler southern Oregon open.The basketball tournament started as a senior project f ...

07 May 2015

Jury rules in favor of Jackson County in civil suit alleging deputy used excessive force

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A jury rules in favor of Jackson County in a civil suit filed by a man who sustained injuries while in the county jail in 2011.A civil lawsuit alleged that when Jon Williams was br ...

07 May 2015

Ashland Safeway soon to become Haggen store

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Ashland, Ore. --- A string of southern Oregon Safeway’s and Albertsons are converting into Haggen stores, next up, the Safeway in Ashland. Today, Ashland’s Safeway of 51 years located on Siskiyo ...

07 May 2015

President Obama visiting Oregon

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. --- Oregon is welcoming the President today!President Obama is expected in Portland for a fundraiser this evening, May 7th.A Friday morning visit to Nike is also scheduled, where he w ...

06 May 2015

Josephine County declares a drought emergency

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- The Josephine County Board of Commissioners unanimously declared a drought emergency this Wednesday morning. The declaration is now on its way to Salem, where Governor Kat ...

05 May 2015

Plan to use human waste as fertilizer has been scrapped

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Sams Valley, Ore. -- The Department of Environmental Quality has confirmed, Clearwater Technologies has pulled their application from a 148 acre parcel that would have been fertilized using class B ...

05 May 2015

Medford man arrested after allegedly stealing officer's wallet

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police arrested a man they say stole a wallet and used the credit cards inside.James Hale was arrested Monday, May 4th.Police say he used the credit cards at the south Fred ...

05 May 2015

Medford Police on the look-out for Cinco de Mayo drunk drivers

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Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police say if you plan on celebrating Cinco de Mayo tonight, do it safely.The department says they will have extra patrols on duty, looking for drunk drivers.With a number ...