Local

02 May 2014

JaCo ballots to hit mailboxes this Saturday

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Clerk, Chris Walker, said the GMO issue is part of the reason for a surge in registered voters. She said more people registered for this primary than the last pre ...

02 May 2014

Rough year at SOU could hurt Cullinan's new job prospect

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- It was on Tuesday that NBC5 News first reported that Southern Oregon University President Dr. Mary Cullinan is one of three finalists for the presidency at Youngstown State Universi ...

02 May 2014

Tractors roll in support to ban GMO's

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- 18 tractors from various Jackson County farms rolled through downtown Medford Friday afternoon, expressing their views on ballot measure 15-119.  "18 days, 18 trailers. All the fa ...

02 May 2014

Huddleston pleads guilty to new charge

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Weeks after being found guilty of murder in the 2012 death of his wife Kristy, Bourne Huddleston accepted a plea deal on a separate indictment Friday afternoon.Huddleston plead guil ...

02 May 2014

Oregon DHS taking steps to reduce foster home placements

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- There are currently about 250 kids in Klamath County living in foster homes. A new approach is being taken to reduce that number. Jeremy Player of the Oregon Department of Hum ...

02 May 2014

Final phase makes U.S. Cellular Park largest in the USA

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Parks and Recreation broke ground on the fourth and final phase at U.S. Cellular Community Park announcing construction of three additional fields. Once complete, Medford wi ...

02 May 2014

Alleged trafficker busted after 2 month investigation

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- After a two month long investigation, officers attempted to arrest a Phoenix man for drug trafficking, but end up taking him to the hospital instead. They say 55 year old Stephen Gr ...

02 May 2014

Rogue Disposal holds household hazardous waste event

Posted in Local, Regional

White City, Ore. -- Starting today, Rogue Disposal and Recycling will be holding a household hazardous waste event at the Rogue Transfer Station in White City. Jackson County residents can dispose o ...

02 May 2014

Playground safety precautions

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- With the weather heating up, the playground is often where kids spend a majority of their time. Playing is fun and doctors encourage the physical activity, but safety can vary site ...

01 May 2014

Did wrong way driver slip through DMV records?

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Judge Timothy Barnack sent a strong message Thursday and set bail at $1,000,000 bail for Richard Webster Scott. Prosecutors said Scott had at least five DUI's out of California and s ...