Local

13 March 2015

New bill could allow bicyclists to ride through red light

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Ore. --- A new senate bill, on its way to the house, would allow bicyclists and motorcycle riders to legally pass through a red light.Senate bill 5-33 was introduced because some traffic light-senso ...

13 March 2015

General Motors recalls almost 64,000 Chevrolet Volt Hybrid cars

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

General Motors is recalling some 64,000 Volt Hybrids due to possible build-up of carbon monoxide inside the vehicle.  The recall impacts 2011 through 2013 models. GM says the problem can arise when ...

12 March 2015

Dozens weigh in on Medford's Urban Growth Boundary recommendation

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- The complicated issue of expanding Medford's Urban Growth Boundary made for a packed house at the Medford City Council Chambers Thursday night. Developers and property owners got the ...

12 March 2015

Medford City Council looking at rules for marijuana growers

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Marijuana legalization is on the horizon. Once July rolls around, Oregonians will be able to have and grow pot. On Thursday, for the first time since Oregon voters decided to legali ...

12 March 2015

Low flow may threaten Rogue River businesses

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore -- The historically low snow pack could also threaten the livelihoods of some Southern Oregon residents who depend on our beautiful waterways.   Spring could still bring much neede ...

12 March 2015

9 million dollar 'memory care' facility brings 37 jobs to Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Work is now complete on the 9 million dollar construction project of 'Quail Park Memory Care Residences'. Ground was broken on the facility last May...and the ribbon cutting to ...

12 March 2015

Chamber funded playground construction to start at Hawthorne Park

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MEDFORD, ORE. -- Medford's Hawthorne Park, often underutilized by the public, is undergoing a massive renovation. And now local businesses are teaming up to add a new one of a kind playground for th ...

12 March 2015

Utility credits possibly available for Klamath Falls senior residents

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Klamath Falls, Ore. --- Seniors living in Klamath Falls may be eligible for $65 utility credits.Applicants must be 60 or older, and have had a utility account with the city for all of the 2014 calen ...

12 March 2015

La Clinica receives grant to continue 'Happy Smiles' program

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Medford, Ore. --- More students in Jackson County will soon have better access to dental care.La Clinica has received a $50,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation. They will use the grant to ...

12 March 2015

Medford representative pushes to have Oregon students tested on civics

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Ore. --- What is the name of the National Anthem? What is freedom of religion?Those are just two possible questions Oregon students would have to answer in a civics test in school, if a bill in the ...