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19 August 2015

Increase in diverse students in SOU's School Preps Program

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- Southern Oregon University had a new group of future bi-lingual teachers. "I want to be a role model," said Lidia Perez. "I always wanted to be a teacher, ever since I was little," s ...

19 August 2015

Sales Tax dropped for Gold Hill Dispensary

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore -- The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley is going tax free, at least for now. The Gold Hill City Council has voted to drop their 5% sales tax on medical marijuana ...

19 August 2015

Crater Lake Zipline

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath County, Ore. - Southern Oregon has a new, top-flight tourist destination. Crater Lake Zipline features nine ziplines that have visitors whizzing through over a mile and a half of forest cano ...

19 August 2015

Medford School District rolls out new science-technology program

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Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District is starting a new program to better equip students for high-tech jobs.  Project Lead the Way gives students an opportunity to learn science, technology, ...

19 August 2015

Volunteers clean up Mt. Ashland slopes

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Ashland, Ore. -- Mount Ashland got some tidying up Wednesday afternoon in preparation for next ski season. A group of volunteers from the Siskiyou Mountain Club helped with maintenance and minor res ...

18 August 2015

Unhealthy Air Quality Disrupts Community Events

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Local

Smokey conditions in the Rogue Valley are disrupting community events. On Tuesday, the Centennial Golf Club canceled the first day of the American Junior Golf Association tournament because of the h ...

18 August 2015

Oregon traffic fatalities spike in 2015

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Medford, Ore. -- Numbers show more people have died this year in traffic accidents than last. That's consistent with a national trend.  According to Oregon Department of Transportation Spokesman, G ...

18 August 2015

New O.S.U. fire preparation guide

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The O.S.U. Extension office in Klamath Falls has released a free booklet that could save your property, and even your life. O.S.U. Forestry Professor Dr. Daniel Leavell explain ...

18 August 2015

PenAir preparations

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Many people in Klamath Falls are anxiously awaiting the return of commercial air service...but several things still need to happen before that service is ready for take-off. Ai ...

18 August 2015

Local young actor chases his dreams

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Medford, Ore. -- Home to the Britt Festival and the world renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Rogue Valley is known for fostering the creative arts.  A young actor credits that local inspirat ...