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20 March 2015

ODF officials monitoring conditions in preparation of fire season

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Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Continued dry conditions have Oregon Forestry officials bracing for, what could be, a bad fire season. The Oregon Department of Forestry has been monitoring conditions closel ...

19 March 2015

Library district negotiating building ownership with Jackson County

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore.-- Members of the Jackson County Library District said they're worried about the future of the libraries.They're concerned the county won't keep them opened. On monday the libra ...

19 March 2015

85-yr-old woman violently attacked in Medford described as a survivor

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Thursday afternoon, 65-year-old James Lowman appeared in a Jackson County courtroom via video conference for his arraignment. Medford police say Lowman tried to kill 85-year-old ...

19 March 2015

Suspect speeds from police; crashes into power pole

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MEDFORD, ORE. --A high-speed pursuit of a stolen car in Medford comes to a violent end and leaves hundreds of people in the dark without power.    It all started Wednesday night just before 11 o'c ...

19 March 2015

Pacific Power works to ease rates for Klamath Basin irrigators

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Electrical costs for Klamath Basin irrigators have skyrocketed over the past decade...but an effort is underway by Pacific Power to help reduce those costs. An agreement that g ...

19 March 2015

Body found in Yreka Creek

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Yreka, Calif. -- Police in Northern California are investigating a body found in Yreka Creek.    The body of an Asian adult male was discovered in the creek Thursday afternoon just south of Monta ...

19 March 2015

Ashland accepts homeowners as "Accessory Accommodations"

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A near unanimous vote by the Ashland City Council finally trying to get a handle on local residents renting rooms to tourists. The ordinance, which passed Tuesday night, will still ...

19 March 2015

Local veteran creates program to help vets deal with PTSD

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Medford, Ore. --- A Rogue Valley non-profit starts an outdoor expedition program, designed to help veterans deal with post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).Former Marine Matt Havniear founded "Team ...

19 March 2015

Josephine County woman concerned with animal control investigation

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Applegate Valley, Ore. --- An Applegate valley woman is filing a complaint against Josephine County for the way they are handling an animal control investigation.Debra Catalina took this picture of ...

19 March 2015

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest opens on Friday - 1 week early

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Woodburn, Ore. -- (KGW News) The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest will open one week ahead of schedule this year, due to warm weather encouraging the blossoms. "Tulips are coming whether we want it or not," o ...