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03 August 2012

University Will Study Biomass For Future Power

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Southern Oregon University will use a federal grant of $250,000 to study potential biomass conversion. The switch could carry 100% of the electricity and most of the heating. As construction continu ...

03 August 2012

Olympic Alumnus

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Sports

A former U.S. Olympic team member now works as a physical therapist in Klamath Falls. Luke Klaja was a weightlifter who made the team in 1980. Luke Klaja's road to the Olympics passed through the Ro ...

03 August 2012

SOU Awarded Power Plant Grant

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The US Department of Agriculture has awarded Southern Oregon University with a $250,000 grant. The grant will help fund a study about the possibility of a biomass power plant on campus. If successfu ...

03 August 2012

Upgrades To Soon Come To Medford Fire Stations

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Medford is looking to update all five of the cities fire stations. The upgrades could take up to $16.7 million dollars to complete. Fire Rescue Chief Dave Bierwiler says that he realizes that it may ...

03 August 2012

Car Fire at West Main Auto Sales

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Police are continuing to investigate after a car fire breaks out in a used car lot in downtown Medford.The call came in just after 5 AM Friday morning, of a truck on fire in the West Main Auto Sales ...

03 August 2012

Horman's Mother Pushes Lawsuit Against Step Mother

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Desiree Young, the mother of missing Oregon boy Kyron Horman is pushing forward with her lawsuit against her son's stepmother. The $10 million lawsuit against Terri Horman could be delayed by 2 yea ...

03 August 2012

Olympics Impacting Workplace Productivity

Posted in Local, Sports

NBC has been streaming the Olympics live on the internet, which has made it convenient to watch and easily accessible.  But some employers say it's too easy and has not only led to a dip in workpla ...

02 August 2012

"He Needs To Tell The Public What He's Doing" Sheriff Takes Heat From Media

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Josephine County Sheriff, Gil Gilbertson is getting some heat from an Editor at the Grants Pass Daily Courier for not releasing public records.  

02 August 2012

Children In Poverty Level Increasing

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Oregon families are struggling more than almost any other state in the entire nation, as we sink to the bottom 10 in family economic stability.The Casey Foundation uses four measurements, and in all ...

02 August 2012

Trial By Jury

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

There were 32 cases scheduled to go before juries in Klamath County on Wednesday... None of those jury trials took place. But, the situation isn't all that unusual... Judge Roxanne Osborne says sche ...