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Preserving Oregon’s rivers

PORTLAND, Ore. (NBC/Gary Strieker) – Even in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon has more than its fair share of rivers and streams. But Oregonians are not taking their water resources for granted with many of them supporting a new measure to give their …

Oregon Reads Aloud to benefit SMART Reading Program

MEDFORD, ORE. –The SMART Reading Program is hosting a virtual read-a-thon on Friday. It’s all part of “Oregon Reads Aloud,” a fundraiser to provide one book for each student the non-profit serves. There’s will be hundreds of readers including Dateline’s Keith Morrison, …

Oregon Senate Republicans a no-show for latest session

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Senate Republicans didn’t show up for Thursday’s floor session, according to Senate Democrats. Earlier Thursday, Oregon Republican leaders said the Democratic-majority legislature needs to refocus energy on “the biggest issues facing Oregon.” Among these issues are getting kids …

Ice fishing jamboree coming to southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. —An Ashland artist is channeling his passion for the outdoors while giving back to the community at the same time. Christian Fischer grew up fishing with his grandparents in Wisconsin. But when Fischer’s grandmother passed away, he decided to create a foundation in her …

Shooting reported at Roseburg motel

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Several people were hospitalized after a reported shooting at a Roseburg motel. Just before 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 9-1-1 dispatchers started getting reports of a shooting that happened at a motel in the 1000 block of Northeast …