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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 ...

21 May 2014

Medford man found guilty of murder after beating man with golf club

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Medford, Ore. -- Travis Asbill was found guilty Wednesday of beating a Medford man to death with a golf club. Jurors made the decision in 2 hours following closing arguments Wednesday in the trial s ...

21 May 2014

Local experts host drought awareness meeting

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Dozens met at the Medford Library Wednesday for an open forum on how to deal with the drought when it gets worse this summer. Eric Dittmer, SOU Professor of Environmental Studies a ...

21 May 2014

Four arrested after gang related drive-by shooting

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Four suspected gang members are in jail Wednesday night after a fight and a raid in White City. The suspects were involved in a drive-by shooting earlier this month. No one was h ...

21 May 2014

GMO ban: what's next?

Posted in Local, Politics

Jackson County, Ore. -- A historical victory passing measure 15-119 a ban on GMO Farming, according to Our Family Farms Coalition. Elise Higley of the coalition said "we are just forever grateful fo ...

21 May 2014

More mental health help on the horizon

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The state of Oregon is putting the most money ever toward mental health services, that's according to State Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland). The increased state funding mea ...

21 May 2014

Vandalism suspect arrested in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A man suspected of going on a vandalism spree in downtown Klamath Falls early Wednesday morning is behind bars tonight. A surveillance camera captured a man smashing out lights ...

21 May 2014

Klamath County passes 2 levies, hires new commissioner

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath County voters hired a new commissioner, and passed two tax levies Tuesday night. Commissioner-elect Kelley Minty Morris says she'll have one top priority when she takes ...

21 May 2014

Cause of firefighter death revealed

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We're finally learning more about why a 19 year old firefighter died during the Big Windy Complex fire last year. He was crushed by a water tender.Jesse Trader was operating a 1966 tanker for the fi ...