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01 May 2015

Medford pay rates are lower than national average, according to study

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Medford, Ore. --- Medford workers are getting paid less than the national average.That’s according to a study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it shows that Medford workers earn an average of ...

30 April 2015

Local Veterans react to false wheelchair theft report

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

White City, Ore.-- Veterans from the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics were outraged after they heard a Medford Marine Veteran allegedly lied about having his wheelchair stolen. Keit ...

30 April 2015

Oregon Supreme Court ruling could cost public services

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- A Oregon Supreme Court decision could pay billions to retired public employees past and present. Opponents of the decision say it'll force deep cuts to local budgets.   In 2013 the ...

30 April 2015

False report in "Stolen Wheelchair" case

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- Medford Police say their investigation into a report of a stolen "Action Track" wheelchair reveals the owner traded the wheelchair and filed a false report.    The wheelchair, val ...

30 April 2015

What's in a name: Josephine County

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, ORE. -- Even in the most recent years, Josephine County has been described as the wild west. But out of all the explorers that passed through the region, how did one teenager, who ...

30 April 2015

Controlled burn takes place in Ashland

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Ashland, Ore. --- Smoke was pouring into the sky from the hills above Ashland this afternoon, but it was all part of a plan.It's the first prescribed "under burn" in the Ashland Watershed and it too ...

30 April 2015

Redwood Elementary is closed due to possible norovirus outbreak

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- According to a statement released by the Grants Pass School District 7, Redwood Elementary School will be closed on Friday, May 1st due to a possible norovirus outbreak. Full st ...

30 April 2015

Grants Pass man sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to raping teen

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Josephine county man will spend the next 11 and a half years behind bars for raping a teenage girl.24-year-old Axel Vaughan Reese Ries previously pleaded guilty to multiple r ...

30 April 2015

Medford man in custody after firing shotgun in backyard

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Medford, Ore. --- A Medford man is in police custody after allegedly firing a shotgun in his backyard.Medford police say that Gabriel Valle-Sanchez was hallucinating that people were in his yard, tr ...

30 April 2015

Ashland man receives prestigious culinary arts award

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Ashland, Ore. --- An Ashland man was awarded one of the culinary arts most prestigious awards.The James Beard foundation award for reference and scholarship was given to Adam Danforth.Danforth moved ...