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08 March 2013

No Sheriff's Department Layoffs in Jackson County... For Now

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

A sigh of relief today from 66 Jackson County Sheriff's employees who received notice last month that they may be let go. Those 66-pink slip notices will likely be rescinded after an arbitrator rule ...

08 March 2013

Mexican Folk Dance Troupe Celebrates 15 Years With Fundraiser

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The Rogue Valley's only Mexican folk dance troupe is celebrating a major milestone this Friday.  Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre is celebrating its 15th year of empowering young Southern Oregon stud ...

08 March 2013

JPR To Broadcast Next "Rising Star"

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A showcase for local musicians and a fundraiser for a local non-profit are now getting an added boost.  Jefferson Public Radio has teamed up with Rising Stars and Britt to provide this year's winne ...

07 March 2013

Deadly Super-bacteria Found In Oregon And In Local Region

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A deadly bacteria is making its way through many hospitals across the country, including some in Oregon. Oregon is among 42 states where the super-bug has hit, with 32 cases documented in the state ...

07 March 2013

Medford Resident Says Tree House Is Invading Privacy

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It can be seen from the street along Greenbrook Road in Medford, a tree house starting to tower over the neighborhood. "I like tree houses but I do not like being invaded in my privacy," said neig ...

07 March 2013

Klamath River Basin Adjudication Now Underway

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

'Adjudication'.  It's a word you'll soon be hearing a lot more... The 'Klamath River Basin Adjudication' will determine who gets water in the Klamath Basin, and how much. Just how big is the adjudi ...

07 March 2013

Purple Parrot Burglarized in Phoenix

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Thursday morning, police are continuing their search for a man who broke into the Purple Parrot in Phoenix.The incident happened around 7 A.M. Wednesday morning. This is what the surveillance video ...

07 March 2013

Coquille Tribal Casino Plans Being Reviewed By The Governor

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Last year, the Coquille Indian Tribe purchased Kim's restaurant and Roxy Ann Lanes along South Pacific Highway in Medford, with intentions to build a casino and reservation. The coastal tribe, which ...

07 March 2013

Possible Human Remains Found In Western Siskiyou County

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The Siskiyou County Sheriff's office discovers possible human remains in the Scotts Valley area of Western Siskiyou County The investigation began on Sunday near North Kidder Creek road. The bones a ...

07 March 2013

Terminal Prognosis For Beloved Sitcom Actress

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Sad news to report today about longtime sitcom star Valerie Harper.  The actress may only have three months to live. People Magazine is reporting the 73-year-old actress, best known as wise-crackin ...