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15 March 2014

Fire burns through vacant home

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A vacant home went up in flames last night in a North Medford neighborhood. Medford Fire & Rescue said they arrived to the 1000 block of Easy street at around 5:30 this morning. ...

15 March 2014

Citizens petition to vote on Phoenix marijuana moratorium

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana supporters gathered signatures Saturday for a petition that would go against a recent temporary ban of dispensaries in Phoenix.The City of Phoenix passed a 4 month ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland calls it a season before opening lifts

Posted in Local, Economy, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- With less than a foot of snow on the mountain and no snow in the spring forecast managers at Mt. Ashland have made the difficult decision to call it a season. Rick Saul, Mt. Ashland ...

14 March 2014

Making a difference: 5-yr-old gives hair to charity

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Central Point, Ore. -- A five-year-old Central Point girl gave up her long hair to help other girls suffering from cancer. It was a viral YouTube video that inspired Madi Nelson to cut off her hair ...

14 March 2014

Southern Oregon University releases final retrenchment plan

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon University released their final retrenchment plan Friday, in an effort to make up university debt. In the 29 page report, the university explains the reasoning beh ...

14 March 2014

Curtain closing on Alger Theater

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Entertainment, Economy, Technology

Lakeview, Ore. -- A shift to digital projection is taking a toll on small town movie theaters...including a classic theater in Lakeview that's facing closure. Susan and Kevin Samples have owned Lake ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland will not open this season

Posted in Local, Economy, Weather

Ashland, Ore. --  Mt. Ashland will not open for the 2013-14 ski season due to low snow levels.  “At some point we had to face the fact that the weather was not going to cooperate,” explained ...

13 March 2014

Man says suspects posed as police in home invasion

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore. --  Barrett Kearney said he woke up to six armed robbers in his house. He said they were carrying AK-47's. Kearney said the men kicked down his door claiming they were police w ...

13 March 2014

Resident questions safety on Foothill Road

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A deadly accident last weekend has one Medford woman pleading with the county to make changes to the road. Becky Jackson has lived on a hill that overlooks Foothill Road for 10 year ...

13 March 2014

MaryJane's Attic owner receives citations from MPD but will not have to pay

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Marlene Nuckols, the owner of a MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement, told NBC 5 News she was given three citations this week from the Medford Police Department for operating wi ...