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15 August 2012

Corn Economy

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

It's official - the United States is in the throes of the worst drought in 50 years. More than half of the country is in some stage of drought impacting corn, wheat, cattle, commerce and, ultimately ...

15 August 2012

Interagency Fire Center

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Wildfires have made for a very busy week at the Klamath Falls Interagency Fire Center. Dispatch Coordinator Jake Barnett has been busy putting out fires... "It can get pretty intense when you have m ...

15 August 2012

South Medford Walmart Opens

Posted in Local

After years of anticipation as well as much controversy, the South Medford Walmart officially opened their doors today. With the cut of a ribbon, the store was open for business with plently of cust ...

15 August 2012

ALL NEW: Police Investigate Highway 238 Stabbing

Posted in Local

Police are continuing to investigate a reported stabbing near Highway 238, in a Transient camp. Reports say police were called to a field off of North Pacific Highway, and Highway 238, just before 1 ...

15 August 2012

ALL NEW: Washington State Fire Scorches 28 Thousand Acres

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Whipped by high winds, wildfires in central Washington state have scorched some 28,000 acres and destroyed at least 60 homes.    As of late Tuesday night, one of those structures was the home of E ...

15 August 2012

ALL NEW: Opening Day For South Medford Walmart

Posted in Local

Wednesday is opening day for the brand new south Medford Walmart. The store is located near the intersection of Highway 99 and Garfield. It took several years of fighting for the store to open. A n ...

14 August 2012

Rash of Bike Thefts

Posted in Local

A recent spike in bike thefts has Medford police issuing a warning to citizens. Cyclists, beware, because thieves are getting increasingly bolder.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh reports.

14 August 2012

Day One of the Josephine County Fair

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Today is the first day of the Josephine County fair and officials say they're keeping the community in mind. With the county's unemployment rate around 11.7% fairground officials said this year they ...

14 August 2012

Fort Complex Fire Update: Goff Fire Grows Near Historic Values & Highway 96

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

The Goff Fire burning about ten mile outside of Happy Camp, California has spread smoke across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Steep terrain and triple digit temperatures continue to challe ...

14 August 2012

Alleged Vigilantes Charged With Attempted Murder

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

A grand jury has indicted two Medford men with attempted murder... just days after they were accused of beating their roommate because he allegedly sexually assaulted two young girls. NBC-5's Craig ...