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01 July 2015

Man pleads guilty to starting Boles Fire

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Weed, Ca - 25 year old Ronald Beau Marshall has pleaded guilty to starting the Boles Fire in Weed, California. The devastating fire flared up on September 15th of last year, burning 157 structures, ...

30 June 2015

Future of industrial hemp farming uncertain

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Murphy, Ore. -- Concerns from medical marijuana growers are pushing legislators to consider putting a pause on industrial hemp farming. Thomason goal is to be growing 10,000 acres of hemp within fiv ...

30 June 2015

Sen. Wyden kicks off '7 Wonders' tour of Oregon

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. - Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is spending the week touring Oregon's '7 Wonders'. Wyden says he's focusing on ways to expand and enhance Oregon's recreation and tourism e ...

30 June 2015

MPD prepares for pot legalization on Wednesday

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

29 June 2015

Ten Latino students receive special scholarship

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- Tears and laughter filled a full Carpenter Hall Monday night as ten college students shared their stories of tragedy and triumph. They're the 10 selected by the Southern Oregon Latin ...

29 June 2015

Southern Oregon dance community mourns loss of Medford woman

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Medford, Ore. -- We're learning more about the Medford couple who died in a plane crash late last week while on vacation in Alaska. June and Leonard Kranenburg died while on an excursion during thei ...

29 June 2015

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

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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. ...