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24 January 2013

City Of Ashland Website Adds Job Search Tool

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The city of Ashland is making it easier for job seekers and employers to connect. A new Employment tab has been set up on the city's website.The new technology comes from NEOGOV, the nation's larges ...

24 January 2013

Lucas Park In Eagle Point Gets New Entrance

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Eagle Point will soon be offering another place for families to spend an afternoon. Lucas park, named after the family who donated the initial 9 acre lot, is a pending park plan for the city. It is ...

24 January 2013

Oregon State Government Jobs Down

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With stimulus dollars running out, so are many State Government jobs.The number of people employed by the state has decreased over the last year by about 500.The state of Oregon employs around 82,00 ...

24 January 2013

Standoff in Merlin Ends Peacefully

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A Josephine County man is arrested by Oregon State Police, after causing a standoff in Merlin. Officials say reports of a man with a firearm came in around 5 P.M. Wednesday night. Troopers responde ...

23 January 2013

Boise Cascade Announces IPO Worth Up To $243 Million

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A major move for a Rogue Valley company... One of Jackson County's largest private employers is poised to be private no more as it files an initial public offering.   Today Boise Cascade announced ...

23 January 2013

Amber Alert Aids Police In Alleged Abduction

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

If you got an unusual text message this morning your're not alone. A new A.M.B.E.R. Alert System takes effect in 2013. All new smart phone come equipped with Wireless Amber Alerts. Early Wednesday m ...

23 January 2013

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Highest Since 1976

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

More kids are leaving high school with a diploma in hand across the United States. "The stakes are much higher in the job market. Completing high school is no longer a luxury, it's really essential, ...

23 January 2013

Predatory Sex Offender Released

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A predatory sex offender has been released from prison into a downtown Klamath Falls neighborhood...and probation officers were out today notifying his new neighbors. While Johnny Ray Thomas has ser ...

23 January 2013

Medford Meth Traffickers Get Federal Time

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Two men already behind bars in state prison have been sentenced to federal time by a federal judge in Medford. Francisco Hernandez-Figueroa is facing 10 years and Jaime Muniz will serve five, after ...

23 January 2013

Jackson County Jail Inmate Released By Accident

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A Jackson County Jail inmate Donald Lee Anderson Jr.  was released by mistake and then immediately re-arrested last week. We're told a jail employee thought he was eligible for early release. And ...