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08 June 2013

Missing Grants Pass-Area Man Found Safe

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An all-out search was underway on Saturday for a missing Grants Pass-area man. 63-year-old Michael Cook went missing around 3:30 Saturday morning. Officials said family members informed Oregon State ...

07 June 2013

City of Grants Pass Agrees To Pay Increase In Library Membership

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

At the same time Jackson County Commissioners are considering closing local libraries, city officials in Grants Pass have approved an additional $15,000 for libraries in Josephine County. Josephine ...

07 June 2013

Defying the Odds: Teen Battles Cancer and More on Road to Graduation

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Graduation season is upon us.  And as hundreds of soon-to-be graduates reflect on their sometimes difficult road to get that diploma, one Southern Oregon teen shares her unique struggle, defying th ...

06 June 2013

Layoff Notices Given to 81 Mental Health Workers in Klamath County

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Over eighty public mental health workers in Klamath County are getting layoff notices this week...the future of those jobs hinge on completion of a coordinated care organization, or 'C.C.O.' contrac ...

06 June 2013

City Council to Discuss Proposed Red Lion Hotel Purchase

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The Red Lion Hotel in downtown Medford is for sale, and if the conditions are right, the city is looking at turning nearly half of the eight acre property into a parking lot.With the $1.6 million do ...

06 June 2013

Medford Police: Man Arrested After Shooting, Killing Dog

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One Medford man is behind bars, after police say he shot and killed his dog, in front of his neighbors.  Medford police arrested Terry Nixon around 9 Wednesday night.Officers responded to the 400 b ...

05 June 2013

Planned Closure of Jackson County Libraries

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It's official. The plan at this point is to close 14 of the 15 libraries in Jackson County unless more funding is found. On a Wednesday afternoon, the Ashland library was bustling. But, the building ...

05 June 2013

Heroin On The Rise

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

It's being called an epidemic... opiate abuse in Jackson County - in particular heroin. NBC-5's Craig Smullin has more on the highly addictive drug that doubles as the most rapidly acting opiate... ...

05 June 2013

Klamath County OSU Extension Service Mulls Funding Options

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The future of the O.S.U. extension office in Klamath Falls is in jeopardy...and taxpayers may be asked to help provide a financial lifeline. Center Director Willie Riggs believes the O.S.U. Extensio ...

05 June 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: June 5th

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This week's pet is Sebastian.   Sebastian is a nine year old male Chihuahua Mix who is just a great little guy. He's a happy boy, who's quite energetic, but also settles down and relaxes very easil ...