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11 June 2013

Jackson County Fire Districts Talking Partial Merger

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A proposal to streamline some aspects of Jackson counties two largest fire agencies is on the table this morning. While there is no talk of fully merging Medford Fire and Rescue with the Jackson Co ...

11 June 2013

H.S. Grads Going To College: Oregon Students Trailing National Numbers

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New numbers out reveal an alarming trend among Oregon high school graduates.  Many are choosing not to attend college.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh has the story on how the Beaver State stacks up again ...

10 June 2013

The Importance Of Life Jackets On The Rogue River

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

The Rogue River: serene, majestic, and oh so powerful. "Trying to swim in this kind of current without a life jacket on, there's not a whole lot you can do," said Erik Weiseth, general manager of Or ...

10 June 2013

Prosecution Says "Code Words" Exchanged in Plot to Kill

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Secret code words exchanged...and a plot to kill. That's what one prosecutor in a Jackson County courtroom said was discussed between a sister and brother. New details are coming out about secret co ...

10 June 2013

Oregon Tech Closer To Renewable Energy Independence

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Oregon Tech is taking big steps towards becoming the world's only energy-independent campus, with two renewable energy projects. The foundation is now being prepared for Oregon Tech's energy future. ...

10 June 2013

Jackson County Jail Beds May Bring Revenue

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In another effort to balance funding, 55 beds in the Jackson County Jail may soon be leased out... Twenty-two of those beds are already leased out to the US marshals service and officials are look ...

09 June 2013

Body of Man Swept Away by Rogue River Found

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A fun day in the sun quickly turned tragic this weekend. The body of a man who was swept away by the Rogue River Saturday afternoon was located on Sunday. Search and rescue dive teams in Josephine C ...

09 June 2013

Two Injured In Chiloquin Plane Crash

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Two people from California survived a plane crash near Chiloquin Sunday morning... The crash happened shortly after 10 in the morning at the Chiloquin State Airport. Trooper Craig Rice of the Oregon ...

08 June 2013

Some Williams Residents Against Herbicide Use

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Residents in one Southern Oregon community are stepping forward, and trying to come up with an alternative to maintain vegetation near roadways. The plan? To maintain the weeds and plants along Murp ...

08 June 2013

Missing Grants Pass-Area Man Found Safe

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An all-out search was underway on Saturday for a missing Grants Pass-area man. 63-year-old Michael Cook went missing around 3:30 Saturday morning. Officials said family members informed Oregon State ...