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02 October 2012

Economic Positivity

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

October bringing with it good economic news... home and auto sales are both up... and retailers are expecting a big holiday shopping season. NBC-5's Craig Smullin reports.   

02 October 2012

Local Schools Miss State English Language Target

Posted in Local

English Language learning students in Oregon are making strides, but are still failing to meet state requirements. Over 350 of Jackson County's 2,000 english language learning students were deemed p ...

02 October 2012

Ashland Utility Rate Increase on the Table at Tonight's City Council Meeting

Posted in Local

The Ashland City Council will be busy at Tuesday night's meeting. On the agenda: A 10 percent storm drain increase, and a 5 percent transportation utility increase. If passed, the increased fees wo ...

02 October 2012

Search Is On For Missing Douglas County Man

Posted in Local

Officials with the Douglas county Sheriff’s office are searching for a man who was reported missing late last week. Search and rescue teams from both Douglas and Lane county are searching for Royc ...

02 October 2012

Ashland Awarded Grant To Use Towards Sidewalks

Posted in Local

One Ashland neighborhood will soon have sidewalks thanks to a nearly half a million dollar federal grant. The Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization was awarded $531,000. The money will be ...

01 October 2012

"Deadman's Curve" Roadwork Near Completion

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

In a follow-up to a story NBC 5 aired back in May, construction is almost complete on Blackwell Road between Central Point and Gold Hill. Earlier this year, the section of road made a list of the to ...

01 October 2012

Illegal Immigrants Can Get A License

Posted in Local

A license is a U.S. citizen's  passport to drive, now it will also be one for some illegal immigrants living in California due to a new law passed by California Governor Jerry Brown.California' ...

01 October 2012

Medford McDonald's Back Open After Rebuild

Posted in Local

The McDonalds located near Biddle and McAndrews in Medford is back open. Crews demolished the fast food restaurant in June to rebuild it from the ground up. The new restaurant features two drive th ...

01 October 2012

Oregon Celebrates 'Days Of Culture Week'

Posted in Local

For the fourth year in a row, the State of Oregon has designated the first week of October as "Days of Culture Week." The 7 day event started back in 2008 with the goal of celebrating arts, heritage ...

30 September 2012

Grape Harvest Kicks Off

Posted in Local

Southern Oregon's hot and dry summer is being credited for creating one of the best wine grape harvests in years. Officials at Weisinger's Winery in Ashland say this year's harvest is about three we ...