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27 September 2012

Ashland Seeking Archeologist

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Work on Ashland's new downtown plaza hits a roadblock, but that's not the only thing the city may be hitting. NBC 5's Courtney Olish tells us why some are concerned the new construction may unveil ...

27 September 2012

Grants Pass Police Say Suspect Hits Man With Gun, Steals His Car

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Grants Pass Police are searching for a man they consider to be armed an dangerous.Officials say a man reported his car stolen, just before 1 A.M. Thursday morning. Reports say the suspect approached ...

27 September 2012

Bridge Over I-5 To Be Replaced In Phoenix

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The bridge that connects the town of Phoenix to Interstate 5 will soon be replaced. The project has been rewarded $3.02 million in federal funding. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners accepte ...

27 September 2012

Biomass Plant To Be Built In Klamath Falls

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Officials are expecting a green light to build a new bio-mass plant near Klamath Falls. Officials met with the Oregon Department of Energy to discuss the proposed plant, which would be build on High ...

26 September 2012

Conservation Groups Object Aggregate Mining Project

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Havilah Resources out of Grants Pass wants to dig a 126 acre aggregate mine, 65 feet below ground near Grave Creek and the Wild and Scenic Rogue River.The proposed project has conservation groups co ...

26 September 2012

Jackson County Fairgrounds Plans to Lease Land

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Richard Anderson says a 7-8 year project aimed at making the Expo's north ponds accessible for wheelchairs, has been delayed. It happened after he says he received a cease-and-desist letter from the ...

26 September 2012

ACH Board Approves Dignity Health Merger

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The Ashland Community Hospital Board of Directors has unanimously approved a merger with Arizona-based Dignity Health... despite the extremely vocal concerns of some community members. NBC-5's Craig ...

26 September 2012

Sen. Alan Bates To Recieve Statesman Award

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Oregon Senator Alan Bates is one of this year's recipients of the Statesman of the Year Award. The Oregon Business Association is honoring 11 total, for their work in improving Oregon's Health Care ...

26 September 2012

Red Cross Releases New Earthquake App

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Do you know what to do before, during, and after an earthquake? Well now, there's an app for that! Red Cross has just released the new app for both the iPhone and Android devices. Features include: ...

26 September 2012

Criado Trial Postponed Until June 2013

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The trial of Jordan Criado, a Medford man accused of murdering his family last year, has been postponed.The trial is now scheduled for June 18th of next year. It follows a request from the Defense. ...