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21 May 2014

GMO ban: what's next?

Posted in Local, Politics

Jackson County, Ore. -- A historical victory passing measure 15-119 a ban on GMO Farming, according to Our Family Farms Coalition. Elise Higley of the coalition said "we are just forever grateful fo ...

21 May 2014

More mental health help on the horizon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The state of Oregon is putting the most money ever toward mental health services, that's according to State Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland). The increased state funding mea ...

21 May 2014

Vandalism suspect arrested in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A man suspected of going on a vandalism spree in downtown Klamath Falls early Wednesday morning is behind bars tonight. A surveillance camera captured a man smashing out lights ...

21 May 2014

Klamath County passes 2 levies, hires new commissioner

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath County voters hired a new commissioner, and passed two tax levies Tuesday night. Commissioner-elect Kelley Minty Morris says she'll have one top priority when she takes ...

21 May 2014

Cause of firefighter death revealed

Posted in Local

We're finally learning more about why a 19 year old firefighter died during the Big Windy Complex fire last year. He was crushed by a water tender.Jesse Trader was operating a 1966 tanker for the fi ...

21 May 2014

Petco to remove all China-made cat and dog treats from its shelves

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Petco is getting rid of all cat and dog treats made in China. The decision comes just days after the FDA issued a new warning that a thousand dog deaths may be linked to jerky pet treats imported fr ...

21 May 2014

Pet Talk: Pet of the week May 21st

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Bobby is our pet of the week! He's a four year old Terrior/Mix. If you'd like to adopt Bobby or see other pets up for adoption, please contact the Southern Oregon Humane Society at ...

21 May 2014

Sams Valley Elementary School closed again Thursday

Posted in Local

Update (5/21 8:30pm): According to the District 6 website Sams Valley Elementary School will be closed again Thursday, May 22nd. The district website said more time was needed to completely sanitize ...

20 May 2014

Decision 2014: GMO ban passes in Jackson & Josephine Counties

Posted in Local, Politics

Family farmers in Southern Oregon celebrated a major victory with voters passing measure 15 -119 in Jackson County. At last check the measure had a 66% yes vote to ban genetically modified crops. Th ...

20 May 2014

Jackson County Sheriff candidate Corey Falls weighs in on election

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- According to unofficial election results out of the Jackson County Clerks Office on Tuesday evening, Deputy Chief Corey Falls who is currently with the Ashland Police Department is ...