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08 May 2013

County Justice Crews May Soon Work For Private Companies

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Facing budget cuts, a county program that helps criminal offenders transition into society is thinking outside the box. Once a captive audience for county work, they're now considering contracting t ...

07 May 2013

Decades-Long Search Continues for Medford's Missing Person

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

More details are coming to light about the three women in Ohio who were kidnapped when they were teens, then found alive a decade later. Now Medford Police have renewed hope for a break in a local a ...

06 May 2013

Lightning-Caused Fires Stretch Crews Thin

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Wildfires are burning all across Oregon and sending firefighters scrambling as resources are diverted. The weekend's dry, sunny weather combined with thunderstorms and lightning have made fire crews ...

06 May 2013

Solar Powered Car

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A Klamath Falls man pays less than you do for electrical power and heat...and he's now spending less time at the gas pump, as he's got a solar powered car. Scott McMahon may have the only solar-powe ...

06 May 2013

Arson Awareness Week in Oregon

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Governor John Kitzhaber has declared this week Arson Awareness Week here in Oregon.          The U.S. Fire Administration is reporting that nearly 17,000 fires are intentionally set every ye ...

06 May 2013

Violent Crime On The Rise In Ashland

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A new report just released is revealing violent crime is on the rise in Ashland. The annual police report found there were 35 reports of violent crime last year, compared to 25 reports in 2011. Cr ...

05 May 2013

Crews Battle Fires Around Region

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Oregon Department of Forestry crews are battling five wildfires in the Elk Mountain area (more specifically, the Elk Creek drainage) near Trail. ODF officials said the fires are believed to have bee ...

05 May 2013

Men in Jail After Allegedly Ramming Police Cars

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According to Oregon State Police, driver Frederick West and his passenger Joaquin Garcia rammed two police cars and crashed into the support beams of a home near Central Point late Saturday night.  ...

05 May 2013

Body of 87-Yr-Old Truman Tollefson Found, Police Believe

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Medford Police say they believe the body of Medford man 87-yr-old Truman Tollefson was found Sunday morning. Tollefson originally went missing in December of 2012. His family said he left to run som ...

04 May 2013

A Call for Volunteers

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The Medford School District Volunteer Center is trying to round up about 320 volunteers to help judge senior projects at North and South Medford High Schools. The commitment would be on May 30th and ...