Articles tagged with: Oregon

30 June 2015

MPD prepares for pot legalization on Wednesday

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- As pot becomes legal on July 1st, police are getting ready.Medford Police Lieutenant Mike Budreau said legalization of the drug doesn't make their job any easier, at least initiall ...

30 June 2015

Recreational marijuana rules

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Recreational marijuana will be legal in Oregon tomorrow, July 1st.Because of this upcoming change, medical marijuana dispensaries have been getting inundated with phone calls."We're just ge ...

30 June 2015

Medical marijuana patients handing out free pot on Wed. July 1st

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- Medical marijuana patients plan to give out free marijuana, once it becomes legal on July 1st.Breeze Botanicals, a medical marijuana dispensary in Ashland is hosting their "Free th ...

30 June 2015

Oregon's pay-per-mile experiment begins tomorrow

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Oregon’s experiment with a new program looking to make up lost gas tax revenue with a new program starts tomorrow, July 1st.The roughly 5,000 participants will pay 1.5 cents per mile while ...

30 June 2015

Burn permits in Mt. Shasta suspended due to high fire danger

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- Officials are suspending all burn permits in Mt. Shasta due to fire danger. The suspension is already in effect and bans all residential outdoor burning of debris, including branches and ...

30 June 2015

400K salmon dead after fish carcass clogs hatchery pipe

Posted in Regional

Roseburg, Ore. --- 400,000 salmon are dead after a fish carcass clogged a pipe at a hatchery in Glide, east of Roseburg.       The hatchery manager said the water flow shutdown did not trigger ...

30 June 2015

Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors, but even undercover federal and state investigations aren't slowing down sales.    Hundreds of Oregon markets are current ...

30 June 2015

'Fire trucks got here, but there really wasn’t much they could do'

Posted in Regional

Eugene, Ore. – (KMTR) Onlookers stared in disbelief as Eugene’s historic landmark, Civic Stadium, burst into flames Monday evening. Many took photos, and others watched as fire crews attacked th ...

29 June 2015

Medford Police K-9 retires after four years on the job

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A special officer at the Medford Police Department had his last shift on the job and he's only six-years-old!Cody has worked as a drug detection dog at MPD for the last four years. ...

29 June 2015

Heat worries pear orchard owners

Posted in Local

Ore. --- With high temperatures expected to stick around the Rogue Valley this week, one pear orchard owner worries about how long the heat will last.  Ron Meyer of Meyer Orchards says his pears ar ...