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07 July 2015

Legislators recap wild 2015 session

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --State legislators are now heading home after five months of hard work in Salem. The 2015 legislative session included some landmark moments including John Kitzhaber's resignation, bu ...

07 July 2015

Funding May Prompt Study on New Medford Convention Center

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Oregon Senator Alan Bates secured $100,000 from the Legislature, to help fund a feasibility study on a new convention center in Medford. The idea has been discussed for the past twenty years.   "By ...

07 July 2015

CDC: Heroin Use Greatly Increases

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on Tuesday, detailing a high increase in heroin use across the country.   The study found groups who didn't have high usage rates of ...

07 July 2015

Oregon's marijuana future still hazy

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Marijuana possession for personal, recreational use has now been legal in Oregon for a week. Oregon Liquor Control Commission Chairman Rob Patridge said a week ago that Oregon ...

07 July 2015

Oregon state troopers cleared in officer involved shooting in Grants Pass

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- Two Oregon State Troopers are cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal officer involved shooting in Grants Pass back in May. The Josephine County District Attorney's Office says tr ...

07 July 2015

Three people recovering after crash on South Pacific Highway

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Phoenix, Ore. -- Three people are recovering after a collision on South Pacific Highway in Phoenix on Monday. A Fire District 5 employee spotted the accident and came straight back to the station to ...

06 July 2015

Ashland neighborhood concerned over Century Link water usage

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- When temperatures hit triple digits, Ashland's Cenutry Link office has to resort to using water to cool off their condensors. They're a cable, internet, and phone service company loc ...

06 July 2015

Oregon Ranks Second Worst Wages in the Nation

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A new study by moneyrates.com found Oregon ranked second worst in the nation to make a living in. The average Oregon worker made $46,000 annually, according to Rogue Workforce Partnership. In Jackso ...

06 July 2015

Crater Lake National Park - Tank of Gas Getaway

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Tank of Gas Getaway

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. - While Crater Lake National Park may be a familiar destination, there are a few corners of the park you may still need to visit. Crater Lake National Park is arguabl ...

06 July 2015

Student pilot death grounds KCC aviation program

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - An aviation program at Klamath Community College is temporarily grounded, following a fatal helicopter crash in Newberg. The Federal Aviation Administration is continuing their ...