government

Local woman describes friendship with wanted man

Grants Pass, Ore.- Tracey Chen never met Joseph Jakubowski in person, but they connected on Facebook over their similar feelings about the government. They weren’t in regular contact, but it didn’t surprise her at all when she received a Facebook message from …

Gold Hill city manager fired

Gold Hill, Ore. – The city of Gold Hill is now looking for a new city manager of their own. City Manager Rick Hohnbaum was fired during Monday’s city council meeting. Hohnbaum told NBC5 News that he wasn’t given any reasons for …

Oregon employment numbers grow

Salem, Ore. — Good news for Oregonians. Employment has grown by 5,700 jobs in April. The Oregon Employment Department says the unemployment rate held at 4.5%. That’s down from 5.7% last April. Professional and business services, the government, and a few other …

NBC5 Special Report: Political Controversy in Oregon

Medford, Ore. — It’s been a tumultuous time in Oregon politics, with public officials arrested, resigning, and under investigation. But is Oregon the only place where this is happening? And is it happening more often? NBC5 begins an in-depth investigation of the recent …