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19 February 2015

Fire Fighting Drones in Illinois Valley

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore -- Fighting fires is a difficult and often dangerous job, but one small Southern Oregon Fire District is using emerging technology to their advantage. The Illinois Valley Fire Dis ...

19 February 2015

Port slowdown impacting Rogue Valley economy

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MEDFORD, ORE. --  Billions of dollars of merchandise is just sitting at sea, as a long-simmering labor dispute between dock workers and shipping companies continues.   While the ports are still ...

19 February 2015

OLCC continues 'listening sessions' on recreational marijuana

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is continuing with a series of 'listening sessions' across the state. Retail marijuana sales will be legal in Oregon late next year...and t ...

19 February 2015

Sex offender investigation part 1

Written by Taelor Rian, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford is home to 700 registered sex offenders.  That is a number that Medford Police Department says is extremely high for a city this size and keeping up with them is a daunting ...

19 February 2015

Single vehicle crash in Grants Pass leaves one man dead

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- 62-year-old William Bock from Rogue River died after his truck crashed into a tree on Wednesday. Rogue River Fire District 3 and Jackson County Sheriff's deputies arrived to ...

19 February 2015

YMCA program helps local woman fight diabetes

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Medford, Ore. --- It’s being called a lifesaving program.The new “12 Months to a Healthier New You" program at the Medford Rogue Valley YMCA helped 39-year-old Kelly Camacho lose 62 pounds.Kelly ...

18 February 2015

Two Pit Bull mix dogs stolen from JoCo animal shelter

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.--  Henry and Spud, two Pit Bull mix dogs were stolen from the Josephine County Animal Shelter early Wednesday morning. Josephine County Sheriff's Deputies said it was a man and wo ...

18 February 2015

History hiding in plain sight: Josephine County's first dedicated hospital

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- On Wednesday, NBC5 News aired part three of our five part series highlighting structures in the Rogue Valley some people might not know about. Times have changed for one buildin ...

18 February 2015

City of Ashland one step closer to welcome center

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Sharon Miranda has lived in her Ashland home for over a decade. She picked the location for peace and quiet, but now she's just waiting for that to change. "I feel completely dumped ...

18 February 2015

Chiloquin man gets 8 year sentence on burglary, theft charges

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Chiloquin man who went on a burglary spree that led to a lengthy standoff near Olene a year ago was sentenced to over 8 years in prison on Wednesday. Police say Cylise Atchle ...