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07 October 2013

Brush-Pile Burns Escape Control

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Two brush-pile burns in Chiloquin escaped control this week, providing the opportunity for a reminder that fire season isn't quite over. The first fire was reported on the 36900 block of South Chil ...

07 October 2013

Youth Correctional Facility Back to Normal Operations

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Oregon Youth Authority says that around 8pm Sunday night officials began a search for contraband in the living unit of the Rogue Valley Youth correctional facility in grants pass.The facility, house ...

07 October 2013

Government Shutdown Trickles Down to Rogue Valley

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

While it's only been a week since the partial government shutdown, families in the Rogue Valley are already feeling the hit as congressional problems trickle down to every day people. The shutdown i ...

07 October 2013

Black Bear Spotted At Medford Airport

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

An unsuspected traveler made it's way to the Rogue Valley International Medford Airport over the weekend. But where exactly he was trying to go remains a mystery. Checking in and going through secur ...

07 October 2013

Business is smoking

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      Despite the recession, one local business is actually taking off.... and it might not be what you expect.      The e-cigarette business is booming. Several local retailers; like Rogu ...

07 October 2013

Cave Junction man in Wyoming jail for drug charges

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  A Cave Junction man is currently in jail in Wyoming, facing multiple drug charges.    65 year old William Earl Boon of Cave Junction was pulled over for driving to fast in Wyoming. According t ...

07 October 2013

East Main Under Construction

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Monday morning, East Main Street in Medford is now only one lane wide going both directions. The new paving and re-striping brings in a center turn lane. Changes begin near Hawthorne park, and conti ...

07 October 2013

SOU Expansion and Upgrade

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Millions of dollars are in play at Southern Oregon University, geared towards program expansion and earthquake preparation. In 2011, the university received 21 million for upgrades and seismic reno ...

06 October 2013

Medford Police Could Receive Grant With Catch

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The Medford Police Department is being offered new federal funding... but it would come strings attached.  The $375,000 grant is being awarded by the US Department of Community Policing Services, ...

06 October 2013

Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off

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Governor John Kitzhaber has declared this week "Fire Prevention Week" here in Oregon. This year's focus is on kitchen fires, specifically cooking safety. Local fire officials we spoke with say the c ...