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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. UPDATE: Police Arrest Second Suspect — April 23, 2014
  2. Pipeline Delay Impacts TransCanada — April 22, 2014
  3. Obama to Visit Washington Landslide Area — April 22, 2014
  4. Governor Signs Basin Agreement — April 18, 2014
  5. Former Deputy Turns Self In, Teen Safe — April 13, 2014

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UPDATE: Police Arrest Second Suspect

[UPDATE 3:10 PM] Medford Police have just reported that officers have arrested another suspect in connection with this overnight stabbing. The suspect is a juvenile and therefore Police are not releasing a name or picture of the suspect. Medford Police said they are still searching for three, possibly even four, more suspects related to the … Continue reading »

Pipeline Delay Impacts TransCanada

(CNN) — TransCanada’s stock took a hit after the U.S. announced another delay in the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Project. TransCanada is the company developing the pipeline that would stretch from the tar sands in Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. Shares of the Calgary-based company dropped 3 percent Monday. That was the first day … Continue reading »

Obama to Visit Washington Landslide Area

(CNN) — President Obama will visit Washington state Tuesday to mark the grim one-month anniversary since a devastating mudslide left behind a graveyard of debris. Obama will tour the area and meet with rescue crews and the relatives of victims. The rain-saturated hillside along the Stillaguamish River gave way on March 22. It unleashed walls … Continue reading »

Governor Signs Basin Agreement

NEAR CHILOQUIN, Ore. – Governor John Kitzhaber and other Oregon and California leaders are gathering this morning for the official signing of the historic Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement. Members include Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, Undersecretary of the Department of Commerce Kathryn Sullivan, California Resources Secretary John Laird, Klamath … Continue reading »

Former Deputy Turns Self In, Teen Safe

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Oregon State Police report former deputy Kenneth Turkle has turned himself in and is now in custody. Investigators confirm 17-year-old Marriah Andrews has been located and is safe. She contacted a police officer around 2 p.m. Sunday. Oregon State Police (OSP) first asked for the public’s help Saturday to find the 17-year … Continue reading »

Maps of Pear Blossom Festival Closures

MEDFORD, Ore. – The 61st Annual Pear Blossom Festival is full of activities for all ages and all interests. The Annual Pear Blossom Run features a 5K event and a 10-mile event. There will also be “fun runs” covering shorter distances. Officials say 20 schools and 5,500 total runners usually participate. The Annual Pear Blossom Run begins … Continue reading »

Oregon Dog Comforts Landslide Victims

ALBANY, Ore. — It’s been two weeks since a landslide wiped out the town of Oso, Washington, and crisis response teams expect they’ll be helping people get through this tragedy for weeks to come. Tracy Calhoun and her 3-year-old Golden Retriever JJ are getting back into their normal routine, after spending a few days helping … Continue reading »

Eugene Opens Largest Covered Skatepark

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of anticipation and construction, the Washington Jefferson Skatepark is open. The $2.5 million project offers boarders more than 23,000 square feet of ramps and riding space. It’s the largest covered, lit skatepark in the country. The lights will come in handy at night, but the cover came in handy Friday. “It’s like … Continue reading »

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

MEDFORD, ore.– The Oregon State Police Department is adopting a zero-tolerance policy for drivers using their cell phones. The effort is part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month that kicked off, Monday. Troopers will be looking out for heads bobbing at intersections and lights; A telltale signs of people using their cell phones. They say they … Continue reading »

County Concerned over BLM Project

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.– A Bureau of Land Management plan to thin and log on land near Howard Prairie Lake is drawing both praise and criticism from Jackson County Commissioners. It is called the “Howard Forest Management Plan”. It would remove small timber, mostly on the north and east side of the lake, and take several … Continue reading »

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