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29 April 2015

'Bottle Drop' coming to Klamath Falls

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Klamath Falls, Ore. --- There are big changes ahead for people in Klamath Falls returning cans and bottles for deposit.The 'Bottle Drop' opens Thursday morning in Klamath Falls, serving as a central ...

29 April 2015

Talent man gives a traveling vet a helping hand

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Talent, Ore. --- A Vietnam veteran stranded along I-5 with no means to fix his car is getting a helping hand from a local repair shop.George Strayhorn was traveling from the East Coast to Washington ...

29 April 2015

MPD pushing forward with body cams

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Medford, Ore. --- The Medford Police Department is asking for $180,000 for body cams. The first draft of the department's budget was read before the budget committee. MPD Lieutenant Scott Clauson sa ...

28 April 2015

'Baby' the goat returned to Medford owner

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Medford, Ore.--   Medford,Ore.-- A family is reunited with their pet goat, Baby, after it had been missing for nearly three weeks. Her owner, Leonardo Calvillo said Bbay got loose on April 11th an ...

28 April 2015

Legislators consider more rules for medical marijuana growers

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Salem, Ore. -- Legislators in Salem are tackling a number of hot button issues this session. Among them, the legalization of marijuana in just two months. Now they're considering new rules that will ...

28 April 2015

What's in a name: Yreka

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YREKA, CAL. -- What's in a name? NBC5 is continuing our series looking into how local places got their names and the people behind them. There are several stories on how Yreka got it's name, but J ...

28 April 2015

Rogue Valley residents explore the definition of marriage

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Demonstrators have been gathering all day outside the U.S. Supreme Court, and here at home Southern Oregonians met too. The forum called "Something Old, Something New: Exploring the ...

28 April 2015

Officials arrest two men wanted out of Grants Pass

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(Updated 5/1) Grants Pass, Ore. -- Two Grants Pass men are in jail after a search warrant was issued by several law enforcement organizations on Thursday. Police arrested Daryl Payne and Antwone W ...

28 April 2015

Medical marijuana moratorium extended in Klamath County

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - While recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon in July, Klamath County has voted to extend a ban on medical marijuana. "All in favor, signify by saying 'aye' - 'aye' - ch ...

28 April 2015

Disabled Veteran's wheelchair stolen from driveway

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

(Update 4/30 10:20pm) Medford Police said Keith Avant's wheelchair was not stolen from him that in fact he traded it for property. Medford Police are looking into how people can be reimbursed for t ...