Articles tagged with: Oregon

03 June 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opening in Gold Hill

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley is about to have its first fully legal medical marijuana dispensary. The Gold Hill City Council voted 4-2 Monday night to change city code to pave way for the dis ...

03 June 2014

Eagle Point woman arrested after leaving dogs in hot car

Posted in Local

Chiloquin, Ore. -- An Eagle Point woman is facing serious charges after Animal Control Officers say three dogs died in her car. Klamath County officers say she locked the dogs in the car for hours o ...

03 June 2014

Health advisory for Lost Creek Lake

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- A health advisory is now in effect for Lost Creek Lake due to high levels of blue-green algae. Authorities say humans and animals should avoid drinking or ingesting the water, as we ...

03 June 2014

Serious mistakes are a learning lesson for Oregon healthcare workers

Posted in Health

A new report tracking serious and deadly medical mistakes shows a total of 651 events at Oregon hospitals, surgery centers and nursing facilities in 2013. Local health officials are trying to lower ...

03 June 2014

Oregon's health care facilities record 650 mistakes last year

Posted in Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon's health care facilities reported more than 650 mistakes last year, 44 % of which ended in either serious harm or even death. The new report issued by the Oregon Patient Safe ...

02 June 2014

Klamath County Health Department gets a new home

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath County Health Department is closed this week for a big move. Workers were busy Monday morning packing up their office on Pine Street, which has served as their ho ...

02 June 2014

Gold Hill could soon be the first Southern Oregon city to allow dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- It looks like Gold Hill could have the next legal medical marijuana dispensary in Southern Oregon. The Gold Hill City Council approved final readings on two ordinances dealing w ...

02 June 2014

Loan deadline approaching for businesses hit hard by wildfires

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Economy

Josephine County, Ore. --   A beautiful June day on the Rogue River meant back to business for the Galice lodge & rafting resort. "I would never want to go through what we went through last yea ...

02 June 2014

Hazmat crews respond to chemical leak

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- Hours after a chemical spill at a Phoenix truck stop Hazmat crews finish cleaning up Monday night. A truck driver spotted the leak at the Petro truck stop around 3:40pm Monday afte ...

02 June 2014

Ashland Fire and Rescue asking residents to take action

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Monday kicked off fire season, and Ashland Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal, Margueritte Hickman, said they're as prepared as they can be. But in a town where wildlife and urban living ...