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25 March 2014

Eagle Point votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Eagle Point, Ore. -- The Eagle Point City Council voted tonight to enact a ban, starting right now, outlawing medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. The ban will last through May 2015 b ...

25 March 2014

JaCo Animal Services reminds everyone their dogs must be licensed

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- Jackson County Animal Control is on a mission to make sure every dog is licensed and they're seeing an up tick in the number of licenses they've issued. It's a result of a strategy ...

25 March 2014

Medford Airport unveils solar energy project

Posted in Local, Technology, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Medford's Airport has a new addition unveiled today as part of their solar energy project. The 16 foot sundial was completed with the help of Pacific Power's Blue Sky customers who ...

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. ...