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18 January 2014

Former Jackson County Commissioner Passes Away

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Former Jackson County Commissioner Jack Walker has died. Walker died Saturday in his Phoenix home. He was a commissioner for 16-years until 2010, when Don Skundrick took his seat. Walker had been de ...

18 January 2014

Rally for Cave Junction hit and run victims

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.-- Dozens marched along Highway 199 for Jarred Houston and Robert Calvin. In late October of last year both men got into an argument along Highway 199 in Cave Junction and died a ...

17 January 2014

Severe drought could bring another extreme fire season

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- Brett Lutz with the National Weather Service says Southern Oregon is in a severe drought. Even though it's cold and damp we're not seeing rain. "If we have these same conditi ...

17 January 2014

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Law Prompts Potential City Code Change

Posted in Local, Politics

Coming up in March, medical marijuana dispensaries will be legal in Oregon. The new law is prompting the City of Ashland to consider changing their city code to allow people to do business. City sta ...

17 January 2014

Late Night Fire Destroys Central Point Home

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A Central Point home is in rubble, after fire tore through it destroying everything inside, even taking the lives of the family's pets. Flames and smoke billowed out of a Central Point home on Sce ...

17 January 2014

Budget Tightens For 'Meals On Wheels' In Klamath County

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Nearly 40 seniors are on a waiting list for 'Meals on Wheels' in Klamath County - there's not enough money in the program to feed them. Aiden Cook of Mills School is helping t ...

17 January 2014

Reducing The Risk Of Child Sex Abuse

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The following link provides facts and statistics from the Oregon Abuse Advocates & Survivors In Service website: http://oaasisoregon.org/educate-yourself/facts-about-child-abuse/ Below is a link ...

16 January 2014

Home catches fire in Central Point

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A home off Scenic Avenue in Central Point goes up in flames. The owner arrived around 10 last night to find her house fully engulfed, calling 9-1-1. Three engines from Fire District Three and one fr ...

16 January 2014

Dog trainer weighs in on Medford's dangerous dog proposal

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Medford Police said Pit bulls have killed eight animals in the last three years and that they're the choice of dog for Medford drug dealers. It's the topic that's getting a lot of ...

16 January 2014

Citizens Discuss Dog Ban At City Council Meeting

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Mayor Gary Wheeler said a breed-specific ban is not on the table. But the council gave the green light to a Police Advisory Committee to create restrictions for dangerous do ...