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26 March 2015

New House Bill aims to better protect sexual assault victims

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore -- According to police, sexual assault is severely under reported. A new bill going through the Oregon State Legislature is aiming to make it easier for victims to get justice.   Campu ...

26 March 2015

Mountain Pine Beetle killing trees

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ASHLAND, ORE. -- There are growing concerns about the Mountain Pine Beetle killing pine trees in our forests. In just the past few weeks, the City of Ashland has had to remove 9 pine trees from the ...

26 March 2015

Grants Pass man wanted on attempted murder charges located, arrested

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Update (9:05pm March 26, 2015): An updated press release from the Oregon State Police indicates Stephen Bryce Murphy was located and arrested at around 5:45 pm Thursday evening. Murphy is now in the ...

26 March 2015

Pacific Power issues warning about employee impersonators

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Medford, Ore. -- Pacific Power has issued a warning about ATV-riders posing as pacific power employees.  Pacific Power and the Josephine County Sheriff's Office say there's a group of men riding A ...

26 March 2015

'Walking with Lions' leaving Jackson County

Written by Taelor Rian, Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore.-- Victoria and Brian McMillan's lions bathe under the Southern Oregon sun for the last time. "I'm devastated.  I love this place, I love this community, I think it's just beautiful ...

26 March 2015

Jackson County looking to make Route 66 a state scenic bikeway

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Ashland, Ore. --- Southern Oregon is set to become more of a tourist destination for cyclists across the state and country.Jackson County is working to add Route 66, commonly known as Dead Indian Me ...

26 March 2015

Jackson County not collecting marijuana tax

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Jackson County, Ore. -- Jackson County will not collect a marijuana tax when the drug becomes legal in July, despite the board and voters passing an ordinance to do so.During a special election this ...

26 March 2015

Medford's Costco one step closer to moving

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Medford, Ore. --- The Rogue Valley's only Costco is one step closer to moving.The warehouse retailer filed an official application with the city of Medford earlier this month.They’re looking to mo ...

25 March 2015

Senate Bill 525 would take away guns from abusers

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore.--  A new Senate Bill urges law makers to give local police the power to take away guns from abusers. Thursday Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum suggested it to Oregon lawmakers ...

25 March 2015

Siskiyou county woman pleads guilty to felony animal abuse

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Yreka, Calif. -- Today a woman was sentenced for mistreating her horses. Tonight she's in jail. The Siskiyou County District Attorney says 67-year-old Eleanor Saenz pleaded guilty to felony charges ...