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11 August 2015

Josephine County Sheriff won't enforce new background check gun law

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel says he will not enforce Oregon's new background checks on private gun sales.  The measure requires criminal and mental health checks ...

11 August 2015

Scrap metal stolen from Medford Midas

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Medford, Ore. -- Over 1,500 pounds of scrap metal was stolen from Midas Mufflers in Medford over the weekend.  The auto repair shop off Central and Edwards was wiped clean of 250-300 old rotors, e ...

11 August 2015

Man indicted in transient death in Central Point

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Central Point, Ore. -- The man suspected of killing a transient in Central Point was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday afternoon.  The two-count indictment of Michael Joseph Atwood includes a count ...

11 August 2015

Irrigation pumping impacting Klamath Project groundwater levels

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - While groundwater pumping is helping Klamath Project farmers get through a drought, a new study shows pumping is having a dramatic impact on water levels. The U.S. Geological S ...

11 August 2015

Pear harvest ahead of schedule

Written by Taelor Rian, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- This week kicks off the harvest of one of the Rogue Valley's most prized crops, the pear.  Getting to this year's harvest brings relief for some orchardists, but they aren't in the ...

11 August 2015

Haggen's in Ashland announces recall

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Ashland, Ore. --- Now to a multi-state recall that is affecting a store in Ashland.Haggen's is recalling Real Foods of Seattle "Harvest Slaw" and "Broccoli Salad." The kits may contain undeclared pe ...

10 August 2015

Teens Ask Community for Donations for Friend's Funeral

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Local

Two Eagle Point High School students are distributing donation jars to local businesses in Eagle Point and Shady Cove. The girls are asking for help in funding the funeral of their 17 year old frien ...

10 August 2015

Weekend blazes urge fire officials to warn smokers

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Fire inspectors are reminding smokers to be careful where and how they're discarding their cigarettes. The warning comes after two weekend blazes could have been avoided.  ...

10 August 2015

Safety top priority for wildland firefighters

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, ORE. -- Putting their lives on the line, wildland firefighters have to battle potentially deadly situations. For firefighters battling the Stouts Creek fire, safety operations offic ...

10 August 2015

Medford School District offering free after school program

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Medford, Ore. --- More than 100 students and families could benefit as Medford school district launches a free after school program. The program will be offered five days a week at Howard, Washingto ...