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09 July 2012

Fires Spark Air Quality Concerns

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Right now current ozone levels in    Southern Oregon are at 29. That's a good reading. But you might have noticed a murky look to the skies caused by hotter weather.  Plus fire season is now upo ...

09 July 2012

Biscuit Fire 10-Year Anniversary

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

There's no doubt about it, fire season is underway. "Things are drying out really quickly," said Brian Ballou, Fire Prevention Specialist with the Oregon Department of Forestry. The 10-year annivers ...

09 July 2012

JPRF Gets 50K Grant

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The Jefferson Public Radio Foundation getting some welcome news... in the form of a big financial boost. The organization receiving a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for The Arts... to be ...

09 July 2012

Exotic Woods Business

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

While they have one of the smallest timber mills in Klamath Falls, 'Cook Woods' trades on an international level... Their inventory includes exotic woods like purpleheart, black and white ebony, zeb ...

09 July 2012

Food For Less Back Open

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Sherm's Food For Less is back open for business after a fire on Sunday night forced the entire building to evacuate and shut down for three hours.  

09 July 2012

ALL NEW: Road Delays Near The Ashland Watershed

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Starting Monday, roads in the Ashland Watershed may be a little more congested than normal. Logging crews will take to the roadways, in preparation for thinning the watershed. Forest Service Road 20 ...

09 July 2012

ALL NEW: Manufacturing Industry Could Boost Oregon's Economy

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Experts say Oregon's manufacturing sector could give the economy the boost it needs. Nearly 20% of Oregon's gross state product comes from manufacturing. Reports say manufacturers have increased pro ...

09 July 2012

Fire Breaks Out in Food 4 Less Bakery

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 Medford's Food 4 Less was entirely evacuated late Sunday, after a fire breaks out within the building.     The fire started about 7 PM Sunday evening, in the bakery department of the store. Ac ...

09 July 2012

Crews Investigate Grass Fire West of Medford

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The Medford Fire Department was kept very busy Sunday as a large fire rushed towards residents. Around 6 Sunday evening, a running wild land fire pushed towards homes near Jacksonville. Bellinger l ...

08 July 2012

Federal Timber Funds Extended One Year

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Timber payments for struggling counties have been extended by Congress for one more year. However, Josephine County Commissioner Harold Haugen said it's the worst news he could get, "They kept say w ...