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16 August 2014

Ashland fire hydrants tested for flows

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Ashland residents may notice a change in the color of their water tonight. At 10:00 p.m. City of Ashland Water Department and Ashland Fire and Rescue will be conducting fire hydrant ...

15 August 2014

Aquaponics: the farm of the future?

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Wimer, Ore. -- It's no secret that one of the most devastating impacts of this year's historic drought is on area farms. But one group of farmers in Wimer is doing better than ever. And while it may ...

15 August 2014

ODOT rescues a family of ducks

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- (ODOT) A family of ducks waddled their way onto the northbound, I-5 exit 27 on ramp on Friday morning, causing a hazard not only for themselves, but also for motorists trying to swe ...

15 August 2014

Low water danger

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Ore. --- Warnings from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, some lake levels are so low boaters are getting stuck.It's because of the drought. Hyatt Lake's only 17% full and Emigrant is at 30%. Howa ...

15 August 2014

Oregon Health Plan to cover gender reassignment

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Ore. --- Gender reassignment and hormone therapy are soon to be covered by the Oregon Health Plan. The list of treatments covered also includes Gender Dysphoria which was added by health experts yes ...

15 August 2014

KOBI-TV NBC5 set to host two high profile debates

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--KOBI-TV NBC5 is proud to announce that we are set host two key debates this up coming election season. Senator Jeff Merkley has accepted our request for a televised debate with chall ...

15 August 2014

Reynolds High holds open house for new, returning students

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Troudale, Ore. -- It's been a summer of healing for students at Reynolds High School. Two months ago, a student opened fire, killing freshman, Emilio Hoffman and injuring a PE teacher.On Thursday, t ...

15 August 2014

Semi truck rollover accident

Posted in Local

Updated (8/15 10:30am) I-5 southbound has reopened in the Gold Hill area after this morning's semi-truck crash.ODOT said to expect congestion and delays on I-5 between exit 45b and exit 43, milepost ...

14 August 2014

Providing life vests to save kids' lives on the Rogue

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Most people visit  Baker Park for fishing, relaxing, and swimming on the Rogue River. But just two weeks ago, a 7-year-old boy died while swimming there. "We don't want to hear ...

14 August 2014

Temporary Medford homeless food distribution location in limbo

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- As Hawthorne Park prepares to go under a massive renovation, there is concern about how and where distributors will pass out free food to the area's homeless community. On Thursday ...