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19 August 2013

Ashland Dipping Into Emergency Water Supply

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     For only the 4th time in 20 years, the City of Ashland is resorting  to its emergency water supply.      NBC 5's RaeAnn Christensen spoke with city officials to find out what this mean ...

19 August 2013

Bringing Lotto Dollars Back To Local Communities

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

There could be a new way to help fund public safety, or even help local school districts. The best part? It won't cost taxpayers a dime. It'll come down to the state lottery. What organizers of a ne ...

19 August 2013

Horse of the Month

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Our 'horse of the month' is a four year old quarter horse cross who's ready for a new home. Meet 'Smoky' - a young man with a great disposition, and a big heart. "He's a personable horse."  Notes D ...

18 August 2013

Total Cost of Nearby Wildfires

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REGION WILDFIRE COSTS BIG WINDY COMPLEX $19,565,432 BRIMSTONE FIRE $8,008,140 GROUSE MOUNTAIN FIRE $1,344,540 PACIFICA FIRE (TOTAL) $844,087 BOX SPRINGS FIRE (TOTAL) $2,083,836 SALEM SUPPORT TE ...

18 August 2013

Community Supports Daedalus Project in 5K Run

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In a continued aim to bring awareness about HIV/AIDS, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's, Daedalus Project wrapped up thier weekend long festival with a 5k run. About 100 people were pumped to start ...

18 August 2013

Cause of I-5 Diesel Truck Fire Still Under Investigation

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Traffic is moving again following a diesel truck fire Saturday night that had fire crews mopping up the scene for hours and backing up northbound traffic on i-5. At around 8:30pm the diesel truck w ...

17 August 2013

Medford Fire Chief Bierwiler Fired

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It was called a very sudden departure, but according to new public records obtained by the Mail Tribune, former Medford Fire Chief Dave Bierwiler was fired. Bierwiler left the station  in March. A ...

17 August 2013

Rafting Companies Return to the Rogue River

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It's back to business for rafting companies, this is the first weekend for rafting tours since smoke from nearby wildfires shut down the Rogue River. Joey Loop, the owner of Alternative Whitewater A ...

17 August 2013

Plants That Help Reduce Fire Risk

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If you've ever wondered about growing your own garden, you may want to consider flowers that help out with wildfires. The Grants Pass Firewise community program has finished planting a garden full o ...

17 August 2013

Last Day of the Josephine County Fair

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After a week of rides, food, and fun, the Josephine County Fair celebrates its final day. NBC-5's Roma Villavicencio went to the fair and joins us live from our newsroom with more, Roma? That's righ ...