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06 November 2014

Ashland's plastic bag ban goes into effect Thursday

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Ashland, Ore. --- Ashland's plastic bag ban goes into effect Thursday. Many businesses have already made the change. The city has also put into place a 10 cent charge for paper bags, that money goes ...

06 November 2014

RVTD facing cuts after measures fail

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Medford, Ore. --- Difficult times lie ahead for the Rogue Valley Transportation District following this Novembers’ election.Voters defeated measure 15-128 and measure 15-130 which would have maint ...

05 November 2014

Clarifying recreational marijuana questions

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Come July 1, 2015 recreational marijuana will be legal in the state of Oregon. But there are a lot of questions surrounding the measure that made it happen; Measure 91. NBC 5 took to ...

05 November 2014

Life after legalization: What's next for recreational pot and local governments

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Measure 91 passed with 56% of Oregonians voting for it. That means marijuana will be legal for adults 21 and over to purchase and use, but not until 2015. That gives the state time ...

05 November 2014

Klamath bond measure passes

Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. --- A $36,000,000 bond measure to renovate Klamath Union high school was passed by 60% of voters in Klamath Falls.Students and staff at Klamath Union were celebrating passage of ...

05 November 2014

Move to label GMO food products failed

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional

Ore. --- Measure 92 came down to the wire but the Oregonian called it today and the move to label GMO food products failed. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the Secretary of State's office s ...

05 November 2014

Medford Police searching for stolen truck

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Updated (11/6 12pm) Medford Police say the stolen black GMC truck was involved in a daytime burglary off of Highway 140, outside of Lakeview.  If you're in the Klamath Falls and Lakeview area plea ...

05 November 2014

Voters say no to proposed RVTD property tax levy

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Jackson County, Ore. -- Jackson County voters are considering whether or not to approve a new tax levy for the Rogue Valley Transportation District in Measure 15-128. The Rogue Valley Transportation ...

04 November 2014

Dotterrer not giving up race until the end

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Medford, Ore. -- It was a packed house at the Rogue Valley Country Club for the Jackson County Republican Party. Congressman Greg Walden and Republican gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson sky ...

04 November 2014

Josephine County elects new Sheriff

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore -- Josephine county, has a new Sheriff.   Voters opted to take the opportunity for change, backing challenger Dave Daniel, a Grants Pass Department of Public Safety Officer and for ...