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29 March 2013

Driest Start To Any Year On Record

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Despite our recent spring showers, 2013 is currently the driest start to a calendar year. March isn't officially over but weather officials say that we are already on tap to see one of the driest fi ...

29 March 2013

Walk For Liz

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A 23 year old Marine Corps veteran is walking across the country to raise money for a total stranger from Klamath Falls who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Liz Estes was diagnosed wi ...

29 March 2013

House Bill Aims to Set up Secure State Retirement Plan

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A new study finds small business owners near retirement age would be hit hard by recently proposed cuts to social security and Medicare.The study was just release by Main Street Alliance of Oregon, ...

29 March 2013

Fill Her Up: Oregon Legislature Greenlights Wine Growler Bill

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A big win for local businesses and consumers as the Oregon Legislature greenlights a wine growler bill.  Tonight NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh set out to find out how the change may impact wine lovers eve ...

28 March 2013

Drug Bust Turns Up Meth, Heroin and Steroids

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A drug bust that went down Wednesday in Medford could have ties to the largest steroid bust in the city's history.That steroid bust happened nearly two months ago.  Wednesday, drug officers found w ...

28 March 2013

Hatchet Murder Sentence Gets 'Second Look'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The case of a Klamath County woman serving a life sentence for her role in the brutal hatchet murder of her mother and brother is getting a 'second look'. Jessica Tibbets was only 14 when she urged ...

28 March 2013

PremierWest Shareholders Approve Merger

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

A done deal... Medford-based PremierWest Bank is merging with AmericanWest Bank. The announcement comes 10 days after AmericanWest increased their offer to shareholders by 21%. NBC-5's Craig Smullin ...

28 March 2013

Arrest Made In Central Point Armed Robbery

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Medford police make two arrests in last week's armed robbery of the Central Point 7-11. Dylan Sites, 18 and Kyle Mellon, 19 were arrested yesterday after surveillance video of the robbery was di ...

28 March 2013

Police Arrest Medford Man on Drug Charges, Possible Connection to Biggest Steroid Bust in Medford History

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Police arrest a Medford man on drug charges, after finding a connection with the largest steroid bust in Medford history. 54 year old Jeffrey Rupert is behind bars in the Jackson County Jail. Invest ...

27 March 2013

Bullet Flies Into Man's Home

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

There's an air of unease at this home in Josephine County. "Made my coffee, open the blinds as normal, saw a bullet hole through my living room window," said Jake Forest, who is a Josephine County r ...