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04 June 2013

Evacuation Almost Ordered Due To HazMat Concerns

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Investigators working tonight to determine what caused a former fruit storage plant in Talent to catch fire Monday... sending black smoke into the Rogue Valley sky. As NBC-5's Craig Smullin reports ...

04 June 2013

Biological Opinion Released

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A new federal report suggests that endangered species, and farming may be able to co-exist in the Klamath Basin... It's the first time a biological opinion has focused on the impacts of farming on e ...

04 June 2013

CASA Faces Funding Cuts

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

A program that helps abused and neglected children is experiencing yet another big blow to their program. Court Appointed Special Advocates in Jackson County are looking at about $85,000 less fundin ...

03 June 2013

Fire Sparks Initial Concerns About Potential Ammonia On-Site

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It appeared to be touch and go for a while when a former fruit storage plant in Talent caught fire sending black smoke into the sky. Flames engulfed a building in Talent located at the intersection ...

03 June 2013

Fire Season Starts

Posted in Local

     Today is the official start of fire season in Southwest Oregon.      This is more than two weeks earlier than last year.     Fire officials say they're ready.      NBC 5's RaeAn ...

03 June 2013

D.E.A. Phone Scam

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

You could soon be targeted by a new phone scam with an unusual twist...as the scammer claims to be an agent from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Chief Deputy Martin Rowley of the Klamath County Sh ...

03 June 2013

Horse Of The Month

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Our horse of the month for June is a beautiful black mare... Meet "Chance', a young lady who's waiting for adoption at the Klamath Large Animal Shelter on Miller Island Road. "She doesn't have any b ...

03 June 2013

Progress Made In Beacon Hill Fire

Posted in Local

Fire crews worked all weekend long in Grants Pass to help strengthen firelines and mop up hot spots. The Beacon Hill fire broke out Friday afternoon and consumed about 115 acres. One home was ...

03 June 2013

Fire Season Begins in Jackson, Josephine Counties

Posted in Local

Fire season 2013 is now underway, and as those temperatures continue to climb up, so is the fire danger level.June 3rd is start of fire season in Southwest Oregon. Jackson and Josephine county are n ...

02 June 2013

Mom Walks 33 Miles For Blue Slide Project

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

33 miles. That's the distance between Hoover Elementary School in Medford and Parkside Elementary in Grants Pass. The starting and end point for the Blue Project. "We're walking to bridge the gap be ...