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11 January 2014

Valley residents hold protest against Guantanamo Bay prisons

Posted in Local

Protesters across the nation gathered Saturday to raise awareness about Guantanamo Bay, the prison in Cuba where since the 1950's prisoners of war have been tortured.One rally was held in downtown M ...

10 January 2014

Woman lost dog in attack; Weighs in on Pit bull debate

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Nada Stahmer remembers how a beautiful day in Ashland turned horrific when a leashed Pit bull lunged and killed her Chihuahua, Oreo. "As I was lifting him up this Pit bull came out ...

10 January 2014

Medford School District issues new contract proposal

Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

After a day of negotiations the Medford School District Friday night wrote up a new proposal for teachers. The district spent nine hours Friday discussing the financial circumstances of the distric ...

10 January 2014

Police Use Facebook to Recover Man's Stolen Trailer

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford police say social media helped them catch suspected trailer thieves fast this week. Aaron Claborn, the trailer's owner, was busy on Friday recovering  his stolen trailer from a towing yard. ...

10 January 2014

Dog owners barking up a storm about potential ban

Posted in Local, Politics

Comments made by the Medford Police Department Thursday sparked outrage across the community. Tyler Woodard is one of many who feels the department is discriminating against the breed. He's had his ...

10 January 2014

Children vaccinations laws add hurdles for exemptions

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      "I believe everything is contextual, and there's pros and cons on both side, so no vaccinations," says Ashland dad Brett Belan, who chose not immunize his kids.  The words "I believe" fa ...

09 January 2014

Grants Pass Police track down kidnapping suspect

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

GRANTS PASS, Ore. --  Summer Watson watched as Grants Pass Police searched a public bus for a man they say robbed and kidnapped a 90-year-old woman. "They all pulled out their guns. They were stand ...

09 January 2014

Oregon lawmakers to tackle privacy legislation

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

While concerns over privacy play out on the national stage, Oregon lawmakers will be grappling with similar issues at the start of the next legislative session starting in February.Lawmakers are exp ...

09 January 2014

Medford City Council Discusses Possible Pit Bull Ban

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics

The Medford Police Department came before the city council Thursday asking for more restrictions on "dangerous dogs." But some say dogs are not the problem, it's the owner's who need regulations. Me ...

09 January 2014

Medford Parks Dept. seeks to ban smoking in city parks

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   Lights out for smoking at the park. At least that's the intent of Medford Parks and Recreation, who plan on asking councilors to enact an ordinance banning tobacco use at all 31 parks and commu ...