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05 August 2015

Man found dead on Bear Creek Greenway

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- Police are investigating a homicide along the Bear Creek Greenway. They discovered the body in Central Point Wednesday morning.  Central Point Police said the victim is 51-ye ...

05 August 2015

Law requiring background checks for private gun purchases taking affect

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Medford, Ore. --- A new law requiring background checks for private gun sales will start Sunday, August 8th.The measure requires criminal and mental health checks for private gun transfers.The feder ...

05 August 2015

Medford Police remind residents of Bear Creek Greenway safety

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Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police Lieutenant Mike Budreau says Wednesday's crime is a good example of why police put so much effort into clearing transient camps.Budreau says they do sweeps every oth ...

05 August 2015

New addiction recovery center to open in Medford

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Medford, Ore. --- A new addiction recovery center is opening in Medford in September.The 2,000 square foot, eight-bed center located in the Jackson County sobering unit on Front Street, will cost $3 ...

05 August 2015

Central Point Police investigating possible homicide

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Central Point, Ore. -- Central Point Police say they're investigating a suspicious death after finding a 51-year-old male transient deceased on the Bear Creek Greenway on Wednesday morning. Official ...

04 August 2015

Firefighters sleeping better thanks to something new at Stouts Creek Fire Camp

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Days Creek, Ore.-- 1,300 personnel are living in a tent city. Well, essentially. It's the Stouts Creek Fire Camp at Days Creek School. "You have to keep your energy up because it's a strenuous job, ...

04 August 2015

Battling the Stouts Fire

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Tiller, Ore. -- Crews are working around the clock to put out the Stouts Fire that's burned more than 17,000 acres and is 10% contained.  Wildland firefighter Jacob Bucher and his crew from Miller ...

04 August 2015

Klamath Reclamation Project under new management

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Klamath Reclamation Project is under new management. Therese O'Rourke Bradford is the new area manager for Reclamation's Klamath Basin office.  She claims to have a simple ...

04 August 2015

Local animal experts issue warning about the risk smoke has on pets

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Medford, Ore. --- Local animal hospitals are issuing a warning about the risk the smoke has on pets.Veterinarians say the best advice is keep your pets indoors, in a cool place.If they have to be ou ...

04 August 2015

Cable Crossing fire 20% contained, evacuations still in effect

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(Update 8/5 8am) The Cable Crossing Fire has burned 1,800 acres, it's now 40% contained. More than 1355 personnel are on scene containing that blaze. The cost to date is an estimated $3.2 million. ...