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20 June 2012

More Debris from Japanese Tsunami Reaches the Northwest

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A boat that washed up on a Washington State beach has been confirmed as debris from last year's Japanese tsunami. The Japanese Consulate in Seattle located the owner of the boat in Japan and the own ...

20 June 2012

ALL NEW: Federal Grant Restores Service To Siskiyou Rail Line

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A federal grant will restore service to the Siskiyou Rail Line between Ashland and Weed. That line has been closed since 2008 because it needed repairs. Senators Wyden, Merkley and Representative D ...

20 June 2012

Dutch Bros. First Day of Summer Giveaway

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If you need a new pair of sunglasses, you might hit up Dutch Bros.The local coffee kiosks are celebrating the first day of Summer with a free giveaway.  All Dutch Bros' locations will hand out free ...

20 June 2012

Fire Season Starts Wednesday, Jackson & Josephine Counties

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Wednesday marks the first day of fire season 2012, for both Jackson and Josephine counties. The fire danger level is expected to jump to moderate. Officials say the warm Spring weather prompted  an ...

20 June 2012

ALL NEW: Coos County Dips Into Timber Savings Account

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Coos County is dipping into a savings account to avoid big reductions and tax increases in next years budget. The county plans to spend about $101 million in the next fiscal year. Of that, $5.4 mil ...

20 June 2012

Summer is Here!

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Grab the sunscreen and hit the pool! The start of Summer kicks off Wednesday.The sun reaches its farthest point North of the equator on Wednesday. It is the longest day of the year, and the day that ...

19 June 2012

Ashland Exclusion Zone Update

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The Ashland city council gives their final answer on a controversial ordinance that would target persistent violators and could affect Ashland's homeless population. Tuesday the council voted to ad ...

19 June 2012

Construction Equipment & Tool Theft

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Police connect tool and construction equipment theft with drugs and the black market.  

19 June 2012

Kitzhaber: Logging A Priority

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Governor John Kitzhaber sees an economic storm brewing in Southern Oregon... so the Democrat is making timber harvest a priority. NBC-5's Craig Smullin has the story.

19 June 2012

Jeld-Wen To Buy Competitor

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Jeld-Wen of Klamath Falls has announced plans to buy a competing door manufacturer...and local officials say they're encouraged by the news. Jeld-Wen has signed a letter of intent to buy Craftmaster ...