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25 March 2014

Roller Odyssey to close after 37 years

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- A long-time Southern Oregon business is closing it's doors. Skaters at Roller Odyssey in Medford will take their last laps in the coming weeks. Owner Cheryl Masterson said the ec ...

25 March 2014

Local entrepreneurs utilizes drones for new business

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Technology

Medford, Ore. -- A pair of local entrepreneurs are taking cutting edge technology and starting a new business. Siskiyou County, California based company, Aerotech Videography and Media Company, uses ...

25 March 2014

Oregon economist says baby boomers will slow economic growth

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Economy

Are baby boomers to blame for a projected slow-down in Oregon's economy? One state economist, Josh Lehner, said in a post this week on the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis website that data shows ...

25 March 2014

Coquille man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting a 7 year-old

Posted in Local

Coquille, Ore. -- (The World) A Coquille man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl this summer. In a hearing Monday morning, Judge Richard Barron ...

25 March 2014

Ashland residents raise thousands to fight illegal dog trade

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Ashland, Ore. -- Dr. Jeff Rinkhoff and Janis Rosenthal from Ashland have raised more than $20,000 for the Soi Dog Foundation. This money will fund a rescue shelter for dogs in Buriram, Thailand whe ...

25 March 2014

A change in the weather raises hopes for growers fearful of drought

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- A fast change in the weather brings rain to the region. At the Ashland grower's market, businesses that rely on water, are glad for the sudden rain. "Anything counts," says Teri Whi ...

24 March 2014

Grants Pass bar fight turns deadly

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Police said 39 year-old Britt Bones was wanted on felony charges from Nebraska to Jackson County. Now, he will face murder charges after Saturday's fight at the Red Rock Lounge. ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...

24 March 2014

Risk of mudslides in the Rogue Valley

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- The fatal mudslide in Washington over the weekend now has local geologists looking at the possibility of slides in southern Oregon and northern California. Geologist Eric Dittmer sa ...

24 March 2014

Lasting impacts from 'Operation Trojan Horse'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- It has now been ten months since the largest drug raid in Oregon history took place in Klamath County and that raid is having continuing impacts. Over 300 cops took part in 'O ...

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