Articles tagged with: Oregon

25 February 2014

Internal BLM memo recommends killing sick wild horses on range

Posted in Regional

(OPB) An internal memo has surfaced that shows the U.S. government’s wild horse program is in dire financial trouble. It also calls for “drastic changes” including the possibility of killing s ...

25 February 2014

Local business is first to accept Bitcoin in Southern Oregon

Posted in Local, Economy, Technology

Jacksonville, Ore. -- A Jacksonville coffee shop is the first Café in Oregon to accept the form of currency known as Bitcoins. Stim Coffee officially started accepting the digital money over the w ...

25 February 2014

Obama backs proposal to reform federal wildfire policies

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

President Obama is endorsing two Oregon Senators' plan to reform federal wildfire policy. The new policy would fund major wildfires the same way as other natural disasters while freeing up money to ...

24 February 2014

Developmentally disabled teen has been found

Posted in Local

FOUND: 15 year-old Kathileen Morales has been found. She was found by a family member walking on Happy Valley Drive, near Albion Lane in Medford. Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Police department is ...

24 February 2014

New vaccination requirements begin March 1st

Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Medford, Ore.-- A new law will go into effect Saturday, March 1st, which will require families who want to be exempt from vaccine shots to take extra steps. Currently, Oregon families can just o ...

24 February 2014

Klamath Falls couple indicted in infant son's death

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A mother and father from Klamath Falls have been indicted by a grand jury on charges of 2nd-degree manslaughter. Danielle and Thomas Hevener were arrested last Thursday in con ...

24 February 2014

Olympic sized proposal gets first look

Posted in Local, Sports

Gold Hill, Ore. -- One man's dream of making a portion of the Rogue River that flows through Gold Hill training grounds for gold medal winners is closer to reality. Steve Kiesling, President of Gold ...

24 February 2014

Group raises money against Jackson County GMO ban

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- The fight to ban GMO's in Jackson County is getting some push-back. According to the Oregon Secretary of State's website, the group "Good Neighbors Farmers" has raised more than $6 ...

24 February 2014

Water main break forces schools closed Monday & Tuesday

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A broken water pipe is keeping over one-thousand Klamath County students out of class Monday and Tuesday. A 4-inch water main broke sometime Saturday right next to the entran ...

24 February 2014

Students and teachers reunited in Medford classrooms

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Friday's tentative contract agreement brought some peace back to the Medford School District with an end to the 16-day strike and a school consolidation that had thousands of students feeling out of ...