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23 May 2014

Festivites kick off at 55th annual Boatnik

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Memorial Day weekend tradition in Grants Pass kicked off Thursday night. It's the 55th annual Boatnik celebration. The fair opened Thursday in Riverside Park with a kid's ...

22 May 2014

Campers taking advantage of high water levels now

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Medford, Ore. -- A nearly full Applegate Lake means a busy holiday weekend and big business. But with the drought putting water in short supply, the camp host says summer months could be a different ...

22 May 2014

Majority of gang members under 25

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Medford, Ore. -- According to a recent report on gang activity in Southern Oregon, victims of gang-related violence are often members of rival gangs. Some of them are as young as 13 years old. Thr ...

22 May 2014

Accident on I5 closes one lane of traffic

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Traffic was slowed on I5 Thursday night after a commercial truck crashed. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation a truck carrying fresh vegetables rolled over near mil ...

22 May 2014

Fire in Grants Pass destroys garage

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- 25 firefighters responded to a garage fire this morning on Southwest J street in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Fire Inspector, Joe Hyatt, said the homeowner was burning weeds. He tho ...

22 May 2014

Elections office dealing with "problem" ballots

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County voters may be done casting their ballots, but the work to certify them is far from over. The clerk's office only has 14 days to help voters fix any problems. Ballots ...

22 May 2014

Klamath Basin water legislation introduced in Senate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A senate bill has been introduced, aimed at solving water conflicts in the Klamath Basin...but the legislation isn't without opposition. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley int ...

22 May 2014

Hummus recall issued over possible Listeria contamination

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC Bay Area) If you are planning to add hummus to your list of Memorial Day snacks, watch out. Food manufacturer Lansal has issued a voluntary recall on about 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip produ ...

22 May 2014

I5 reopens for Memorial weekend with more work ahead

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Phoenix, Ore. -- If you plan to travel via Interstate 5 this Memorial holiday you'll be happy to hear that all lanes of traffic are back open near exit 24. For the past month, drivers going through ...

21 May 2014

Group gathering signatures to label GMO foods in Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The battle against GMO's in Oregon is now moving on to labeling. Using the momentum of the GMO measure here in Jackson County the group "Oregon Right to Know" started gathering sign ...