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30 July 2012

Home Invasion Robbery at Medical Marijuana Grow Site

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

In the middle of the night 52-year-old Richard Patterson, a medical marijuana grower was robbed on Saturday, in a home off East Evans Creek Road in Rogue River. Patterson, who has a black eye and sa ...

30 July 2012

Oregon's Alzheimer Plan

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

With the baby boomer population getting older, health care workers warn of a possible "tsunami wave" of Dementia sufferers. But is the state of Oregon ready?

30 July 2012

Olympic Course Being Built in Gold Hill Backyard

Posted in Local

Going for the gold sometimes means having an olympic dream... not for yourself, but for others.Right now in Gold Hill, one man is hoping the contribution of his own backyard will mean the next Olymp ...

30 July 2012

'Forgotten' Olympian

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Not everyone who has made the U.S. Olympic Team has made it to the Olympics... Susie Youngdell still remembers getting the letter that the U.S. would be boycotting the Olympic games in Moscow... "It ...

30 July 2012

Oregon Home-Care Workers Strike New Deal With State

Posted in Local

Nearly 100 percent of Oregon home-care workers have voted to approve a new union contract with the state.The new contract includes over 7,000 caregivers who work with people with mental health and d ...

30 July 2012

Regence BlueCross BlueShield Proposing Rate Hike

Posted in Local

An Oregon Health insurance company is asking for a rate increase Monday, that could affect over 50,000 members.   The Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is seeking a 9.6 percent average rate i ...

30 July 2012

ALL NEW: Blue-green Algae Found In Oregon Pond

Posted in Local

Health officials in Walterville, Oregon are warning residents about the discovery of blue-green algae in a local pond. The discovery of the toxin algae was found on Friday. The algae produces toxins ...

29 July 2012

Oregon Health Care

Posted in Local

Healthcare in our area is undergoing some pretty dramatic changes.In Oregon on Wednesday, coordinated care organizations, or CCO's will officially launch.Their purpose is to take better care of low ...

29 July 2012

Bike MS Oregon: Locals Ride for a Cure

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

A group of bicyclists from our area will be heading into the Willamette Valley to ride for a cause later this week. Ashley Rejcek was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008.       Now she's ...

27 July 2012

Living Life Without Limbs

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

     This weekend an internationally acclaimed speaker comes to the area  as he shares his experience of living life without limbs.     Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs, with no m ...