Articles tagged with: Oregon

21 February 2014

More Oregonians are becoming renters

Posted in Regional, Economy

(OPB) The number of Oregonians living in their own homes has leveled off in recent years, but the portion of the population that's renting has strongly increased. There is a combination of reasons w ...

21 February 2014

Teacher strike ends, tentative contract agreement reached

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District and the Medford Education Association have reached a tentative agreement on a 3-year teacher contract and the teacher strike is over. Union teachers are ...

21 February 2014

Demonstrators attempt entry into district offices as negotiations drag on

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- There was tension on Friday as the community waited on word about the medford teacher strike. A district official said Friday morning there was a "high possibility of an agreement" ...

21 February 2014

Medford teacher strike: the role of the mediator

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- We've only had brief glimpses of what's happening behind closed doors while Medford School District and the Medford Education Association work towards a finalizing a new contract. ...

21 February 2014

Crook County issues drought declaration

Posted in Regional, Weather

Prineville, Ore. -- (KTVZ) The Crook County Court on Wednesday night adopted a "declaration of local disaster" and asked the state to declare a drought emergency due to the continuing impacts of dro ...

20 February 2014

Teacher strike continues, could graduation be delayed?

Medford, Ore. -- Could senior graduations hang in the balance? If the strike continues past this week the district tells NBC 5 they will have to consider adjusting the school calendar. Director of S ...

20 February 2014

Family of autistic teen found safe thanks community

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A 15 year-old teenager is home safe Thursday after being gone for ten hours. Now his dad and sister, Billy and Jocelyn Lindsay said they're all smiles. They said it was a terrifying ...

20 February 2014

Klamath Falls couple accused in 19mo son's death

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A Klamath County couple is in jail Thursday night accused in the death of their 19 month-old son. Thomas and Danielle Hevener are charged with manslaughter, criminal mistreat ...

20 February 2014

Students stage walkout in protest

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's no secret, there's frustration from both officials with the Medford School District and the Medford Education Association over how long it's taking to find compromise on contra ...

20 February 2014

Bear sighting in downtown Ashland

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Bear sightings in Ashland are not uncommon, but the location of one bear spotted today concerned police. The bear was originally spotted in Lithia Park this morning. It was also see ...