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02 April 2014

Standoff in east Medford

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford police blocked streets and evacuated residents this morning during a standoff near Providence Medford Medical Center. Police say 27 year old Thomas Molia beat 29 year old Ja ...

02 April 2014

Ashland votes in favor of limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland City Council voted Tuesday night to temporarily ban dispensaries in city limits in certain areas. The councilors went back and forth for hours on different motions, fina ...

01 April 2014

Study: Growing gap between income and rent

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- A new report out of the National Low Income Housing Coalition called Out of Reach, found that Oregonians would have to make more than $16 an hour to be able to afford a two-bedroom ...

01 April 2014

Ashland cracking down on illegal rentals

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- The city of Ashland is cracking down on home owners who illegally rent out their homes to tourists. Ashland's new Code Compliance Specialist Kevin Flynn said he's investigated nearl ...

01 April 2014

Medford S.D. closer to hiring new superintendent

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School Board is closer to selecting a new superintendent. Tuesday morning the board met in a closed door meeting to talk about their final interview questions and hiring ...

01 April 2014

Douglas County Search and Rescue teams to help in mudslide search

Posted in Local, Regional

Oso, Wash. -- Two volunteer Douglas County Search and Rescue K9 teams are being sent to the tragedy in Snohomish County Washington.  Washington officials have requested assistance from neighboring ...

01 April 2014

Oregon Health Authority changes all-out ban on marijuana edibles

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority takes a step back from a proposed ban on medical marijuana laced foods at dispensaries. At medical marijuana dispensary, Siskiyou Medical Supply, a sizab ...

01 April 2014

Medford Police arrest burglary suspect

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. - Medford Police arrested local transient John Paul McDonald Monday for his role in a string of burglaries and thefts. They say he was involved in the following crimes: Sprint Store, ...

31 March 2014

UPDATE: Stolen car located, belongings inside car still missing

Posted in Local

Update (10:53pm 04/01): The Medford Police Department said in a Facebook post that the vehicle has been located. The post said it was located abandoned in 3000 block of Ross Lane sometime Tuesday m ...

31 March 2014

I-5 clear following afternoon crash

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Traffic on I-5 near Rogue River came to a crawl Monday afternoon after a head on collision involving a semi-truck. The crash happened just after noon near mile marker 46. The driv ...