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21 May 2015

56th annual Boatnik festival kicks-off Thursday

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- The 56th annual Boatnik festivities are here!Kicking off in Grants Pass at 1:00 p.m. today, May 21st.Families can head out to the Riverside Park for $2.00 carnival rides and vi ...

20 May 2015

Two accidents close roads, one ending fatal near Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Near klamath falls, ore.--  Oregon State Police are re-routing drivers on highway 140 in front of the Running Y-Ranch Resort after they said a pick up truck and motor home collided head on. It happ ...

20 May 2015

Murder/suicide leaves two kids without parents

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Tragedy in Grants Pass as police are investigating a murder followed by a suicide that left two kids without parents. It happened around 12:30 Wednesday morning on the 1100 hundred ...

20 May 2015

Murder victim remembered as a "shining star"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Jessica Thompson, the woman who police say was murdered in her Grants Pass home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, is being remembered for her vibrant smile and positivity ...

20 May 2015

Laser Tag benefit to help NMHS Teacher diagnosed with cancer

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- A North Medford High School teacher is given a diagnosis that would change her life as she's battling a devastating disease her students are helping her fight.   Jessie Cook was pre ...

20 May 2015

Klamath County jail levy fails

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Over 58% of voters say 'no' to a measure to fund jail operations in Klamath County. Sheriff Frank Skrah says he may have to cut back on the number of beds at the Klamath County Jail... "That is a po ...

20 May 2015

Josephine County votes against a levy to fund public safety

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- The results from yesterday, May 19th, special election are in.For the fourth time since 2012, voters in Josephine County voted against a levy to fund public safety, 54% said no ...

20 May 2015

MPD and other city departments go door-to-door to ask for feedback

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Medford, Ore. --- Dozens of residents in south Medford received a special visit from the Medford Police Department, Fire and Rescue, and city staff Tuesday night.They were out going door to door ask ...

20 May 2015

Oregon testing pay-per-mile system

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Medford, Ore. --- Oregon is looking to make up lost gas tax revenue with a new program aimed at drivers of fuel-efficient and electric cars. The Oregon Department of Transportation is currently recr ...

20 May 2015

Oregon lawmakers consider sales tax for marijuana

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Oregon lawmakers are considering creating a sales tax for marijuana.The proposed tax would be applied to growers in the state.The tax is part of a bill being discussed by a joint house and senate co ...