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30 April 2012

Cannabis Creates Controversy in May 15th Election

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As the May 15 election approaches, one hot button issue may be enough to light a political fire between attorney general candidates. The issue:  the legalization and use of medical marijuana.    ...

30 April 2012

Woman and Dogs Escape Burning Home

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Bonnie Pech woke up with a start around 11:30 Sunday night. "I was awakened by the lights coming down the road," said Pech. Those lights were fire trucks responding to flames in the 800 block of Old ...

30 April 2012

No Answer To Landslide Problem

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

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A year later, Oregon Department of Transportation decided to close part of Old Siskiyou Highway just below Mount Ashland because of continuous landslides.

30 April 2012

Stand-off With Police

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After several hours or negotiations Grants Pass police arrested 24-year-old Daniel C. Hlavinka on Monday morning. Police believe Hlavinka is responsible for robbing and shooting a man in the leg bac ...

30 April 2012

Grants Pass Police Stand-Off

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UPDATE: A stand-off situation has come to an end with no injuries to report near downtown Grants Pass, Monday. Police were called to 2nd and D streets early in the morning around 6. Grants Pass ...

30 April 2012

Late Night Fire Greatly Damages Trail Home

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A massive late-night house fire breaks out in trail. Fire crews were called to a home on Old Trail Creek road just before midnight. Officials say when they arrived, they found the entire home ablaze ...

30 April 2012

Get Those Burning Permits!

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Starting Tuesday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Siskiyou Unit  will require Dooryard Burning Permits for any type of open burning in the state's responsibility areas.The ...

30 April 2012

Possible Utility Rate Hike in Ashland

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The Ashland City Council will consider whether to raise water rates on residential users by 12.7% and sewer rates by 10%. The rate increases would go into effect on June 8. The combined water and s ...

30 April 2012

Unscheduled Landing at PDX

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An Alaska Airlines flight made an unscheduled stop at the Portland International Airport. Firefighters were on hand around 10 AM, when the Boeing 737-700 made the landing without incident. An Alask ...