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29 October 2013

Students Rally Around New Hope Student in a Coma

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New Hope Christian varsity volleyball team is taking pictures minus one member of the team."It's been really hard especially emotionally for those that are really close to her cause there's not anyt ...

29 October 2013

2-Year Transplant Hold in Rulebook for New Oregon Health Insurance Enrollees

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

There is yet another hitch in the rolling out of the Affordable Care Act. First it was the online registration system that couldn't get running on time. Now the latest hiccup is hitting Oregon hard ...

29 October 2013

Possible Misconduct At Crater High

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

As Central Point Police investigate possible inappropriate or illegal conduct between a Crater High School instructional assistant and a student last week, students are buzzing. Adding to that - thi ...

29 October 2013

College credits catch twenty-two

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

 Earning college credits in high school usually means a leg up for graduates, but school officials are now finding sometimes being ahead... causes students to get behind.     Crystal Jones is a ...

29 October 2013

Oregon Politicians On Board To Stop Climate Change

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Governor John Kitzhaber has officially vowed to combat climate change, joining other states along the west coast. The governors of California, oregon, Washington and the environment minister of Brit ...

29 October 2013

Jackson, Josephine Avista Customers Can Expect Lower Rates

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Avista customers in Southern Oregon can expect a lower gas bill this Winter. As the Oregon Public Utility Commission approves a 6.5 percent price cut for Jackson and Josephine counties on Monday.The ...

28 October 2013

More Hikers Lost due to "Optical Illusion" on Mt. McLoughlin

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It's happened yet again, hikers lost on Mount McLoughlin, and this time it contributed to a record weekend for the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team.    Officials said eight ...

28 October 2013

Price of Milk Could Go Up if Congress Doesn't Come to an Agreement

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Jennifer Halsey from Medford is a mom of four growing kids. Their ages she says "2, 4, 10 and 11."With four kids she goes through a lot of milk."I would say about 5 gallons in a regular week, ya, my ...

28 October 2013

Companies Buy GMO Campaign Control

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Since the announcement of Oregon's special session large out-of- state corporate interests have been dropping money on support campaigns of genetically modified seeds and crops in Oregon. The passag ...

28 October 2013

City Council To Review Bear Creek Restoration Proposal

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The city council will meet this week to discuss restoring the banks of Bear Creek to its native splendor The council will study a restoration proposal that will look at removing invasive species and ...