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29 June 2014

Medford ranks 23rd most connected city

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A study released by Smart Growth America shows Medford ranks as the 23 most compacted, connected city in the nation. The study researched development patterns in 221 metropolitan ar ...

28 June 2014

Kruise of Klamath 2014 takes over streets

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Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Thousands lined main street in Klamath Falls Saturday night for the 'Kruise of Klamath'. The 'Kruise' was led by a 1937 Chevy Coupe owned by George Hooker of Bonanza. The car ...

28 June 2014

Runners hit the pavement for cancer

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Josephine County's Relay For Life got off to a running start Saturday morning. 35 teams camped for 24 hours to walk or run around the track at Grants Pass High School to raise m ...

28 June 2014

Woman arrested after Grants Pass standoff

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Multiple streets in downtown Grants Pass were closed Saturday morning after a standoff between police and a woman threatening suicide. Grants Pass Police said they responded to ...

28 June 2014

SPAM Festival attracts thousands

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Shady Cove, Ore. -- Canned meat lovers united Saturday in Shady Cove. Thousands gathered at the Jackson County Rogue Regional Park for the town's annual 14th SPAM Festival. "This year's going to be ...

27 June 2014

Campers pitch tents after algae warning lifted

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Lost Creek Lake, Ore. -- First it was lower than normal water levels, then it was a blue green algae alert. Lost Creek Lake has been affected by both, but now the water is once again deemed safe. T ...

27 June 2014

Fire training in Ashland

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore -- Fire season is upon us and local agencies are getting some hands on practice defending homes.   Bump and run, structural triage, communications protocols, these are all terms firef ...

27 June 2014

Josephine County man facing prison after abusing his stepson

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Josephine County, Ore. -- A Josephine County man convicted of attacking his 2-year-old stepson faces more than seven years in prison. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports a toddler suffered rupture ...

27 June 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Talent

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- The second medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley opened on Friday. Green Valley Wellness LLC, a medical marijuana dispensary, is now open in Talent, and business was stead ...

27 June 2014

The Waterkeepter Swim Guide app

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Medford, Ore. -- Trying to keep track of what lakes and rivers you can swim in? There's an app for that. Rogue Riverkeeper -- an organization that advocates for protecting and restoring waterways in ...