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12 June 2013

Drought Hits Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A scenic and sensitive area straddling the Oregon /California state line is now going dry. Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Manager Ron Cole says a dry area of the marsh is normally under two ...

12 June 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: June 12th

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This week's pet is Gypsy.   Gypsy is a nine month old female Terrier Mix who is just wonderful. She's a brand new addition at Southern Oregon Humane, having arrived on Monday the 10th. Due to being ...

12 June 2013

New Law Targets "Bogus" Non-Profits

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There's a potential game changer when it comes to non-profits and giving to charity. A groundbreaking new law targeting bogus non-profits and protecting donors gives Oregon's Attorney General new to ...

11 June 2013

Medford Arsonist Strikes Again

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Arson... yet again. It's the 12th time it's happened since last spring... a vacant house set on fire in Medford this morning. NBC-5's Roma Villavicencio reports.

11 June 2013

Obama Administration Abandons Fight on Plan B Age Restrictions

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It's a controversial issue that's stirred up a whole lot of debate. "It's a little scary to think they can go get a contraception pill without talking to their parents but at the same time, it gives ...

11 June 2013

Fairview Elementary School Closes

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Tuesday was the last day of school for kids in Klamath Falls...and doors at one elementary school won't be re-opening. Fairview school won't be opening in the fall. Fourth-grader Ashton Blake thinks ...

11 June 2013

Rockstar Truck Crashes On I-5

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Part of I-5 was shut down Monday night, following a crash that occurred just after 8pm. A truck carrying Rockstar Energy Drinks crashed in the Northbound lanes near mile-marker seven. Reports say ...

11 June 2013

Jackson County Fire Districts Talking Partial Merger

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A proposal to streamline some aspects of Jackson counties two largest fire agencies is on the table this morning. While there is no talk of fully merging Medford Fire and Rescue with the Jackson Co ...

11 June 2013

H.S. Grads Going To College: Oregon Students Trailing National Numbers

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New numbers out reveal an alarming trend among Oregon high school graduates.  Many are choosing not to attend college.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh has the story on how the Beaver State stacks up again ...

10 June 2013

The Importance Of Life Jackets On The Rogue River

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

The Rogue River: serene, majestic, and oh so powerful. "Trying to swim in this kind of current without a life jacket on, there's not a whole lot you can do," said Erik Weiseth, general manager of Or ...