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24 January 2014

Issues still unresolved in teacher contract negotiations

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- There are more questions than answers for thousands of families in the Medford School District after teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike on Thursday night. "[It] of ...

24 January 2014

Community reacts to Medford teacher strike vote

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Since news broke that the Medford teachers voted to strike, the community has been sounding off. NBC 5 News received comments both on Facebook and KOBI5.com, over the past 24 hours ...

24 January 2014

ODF: Winter wildfires "unusual," but not unprecedented

Posted in Local

Shady Cove, Ore. - Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said Friday evening that crews gained control over a 125 acre wildfire burning 16 miles northeast of Shady Cove. The cause is st ...

24 January 2014

Neighbors Rescue Family From House Fire

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A husband and wife are being credited with saving the lives of 7 neighbors from a house fire early Thursday morning. Sherry Dutton says she and her husband Kevin heard the explosion just after 3:30 ...

23 January 2014

MaryJane's Attic Fights to Keep Doors Open

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. - In the fall of 2013 the City of Medford made moves to revoke the business license for MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement. The owner of the business, Marlene Nuckols said the ci ...

23 January 2014

Medford Education Association votes to authorize a strike

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Education Association overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike after a meeting to discuss options with the Oregon Education Association. After a almost a year of contr ...

23 January 2014

Lockdown drill scares some students and parents

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Scary moments Thursday morning for students at North Medford High School after the school was put into lockdown, as part of a drill. One student told NBC 5 News that the school did announce over ...

23 January 2014

Crash Victim Rescued By Kingsley Air Traffic Controller

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A Klamath County man is back home tonight after a crash put him in the hospital for 4 days...That man may owe his life to an air traffic controller from Kingsley Field. John Crowe helps planes take ...

23 January 2014

Teachers to vote on whether they'll strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. - Today, Medford teachers will vote on whether or not to strike. The Medford Education Association will meet tonight at 5:00 pm at the Ramada Inn. That's where they'll decide whether o ...

22 January 2014

Community forum on human trafficking raises awareness

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore.-- Medford Police say Interstate 5 is a corridor for an unimaginable crime, human trafficking. "Everyday in the Southern Oregon region in Medford, seven days a week, 24 hours a d ...