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23 March 2013

A Wedding Dream Come True

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Love was in the air today as family and friends came together to make an ailing bride’s long-awaited wish come true. Two years ago Melissa Windsor Millard was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. ...

22 March 2013

Outdoor Recreation Industry Boosts Oregon Economy

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From hiking to fishing the amount of outdoor activities throughout southern Oregon is ever growing and with it billions of dollars and thousands of jobs and that means money into our local economy. ...

22 March 2013

Air Traffic Control Tower at Kingsley Escapes Closure

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The air traffic control tower at Kingsley Field will remain open and operational, after being threatened by budget cuts...but four other towers in Oregon are still slated for closure. Congressman Gr ...

22 March 2013

Ohio Man Arrested For Multiple Courthouse Threats, Including Jackson County

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Police arrest an Ohio man after they say he made dozens of bomb threats to courthouses, including here in Jackson and Josephine counties. On Wednesday, police arrested 39 year old Lonny Bristow in M ...

21 March 2013

New Allegations Against E.P. Schools, Former Teacher

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Jackson County School District 9 back in the spotlight... again... for all the wrong reasons. New allegations are surfacing against  former school counselor and substitute teacher Joel Heller. Hell ...

21 March 2013

Copper Thieves Cause Outage

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A bold move: thieves took 30 feet of phone line, cutting it end from end and plunged Ruch into a communications black hole.The phone line is copper inside and it sells for a pretty penny, so this ki ...

21 March 2013

Students Rally Behind Classmate Diagnosed With Cancer

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Union High School is uniting behind 16 year old Travis Deutchman, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Travis Deutchman was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer on Friday...and his fellow stude ...

21 March 2013

Man Arrested On Drug-Related Charges Within One Thousand Feet of Elementary School

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Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement officers arrest a man for the manufacture of meth near Abraham Elementary School.  23-year-old Gabriel Perez was taken into custody Wednesday morning at his h ...

21 March 2013

Erickson Air-Crane To Buy Evergreen Helicopters in $250 Million Deal

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In a move to boost business, including here locally, Erickson Air-Crane is buying McMinnville-based Evergreen Helicopters.Executives with Erickson made the announcement on Wednesday.The deal, valued ...

20 March 2013

Bill in Oregon House to Legalize & Tax Marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It's being brought up again...the issue of legalizing and taxing marijuana. Money for schools, public safety and other important initiatives, has been hard to come by in the down economy and some le ...