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Natural gas outage in Ashland area

UPDATE, 5:12 p.m. – Avista now reports some 4,500 customers are being impacted. The utility company is bringing in 18 employees from the region to work on the situation. The company says a decrease in pressure in the natural gas pipeline is …

Avista may be lowering gas prices

Medford, Ore.-  Avista is submitting a plan that would bring down household gas costs nearly 2%. Residents of the valley told NBC5 News how they would react to a lower gas bill. some were in favor… while others say avista shouldn’t be …

Work in East Medford nearing completion

Medford, Ore. — Crews are wrapping up a near 6 month gas-line project in East Medford. They’re linking gas lines that feed that part of the city on Pierce Road. It’s the largest project they’ve completed since natural gas was first brought …

Grants Pass Growers Market gets heaters

Grants Pass, Ore. — The Grants Pass Growers Market will be a little warmer during the winter thanks to some grants. The Josephine County Fairgrounds says they received four grants totaling more than $23,500 for heaters. The heaters will be in the …

East Medford construction a headache for some

Medford, Ore. — Construction in East Medford is causing headaches for some residents. Avista is working in the areas of Hillcrest Road, Black Oak Drive, and Pierce Road. It’s part of an effort to replace and upgrade existing equipment that brings natural …