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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Mill Employees Meet Following Fire — July 22, 2014
  2. Plaza Kiosk Is Staying — July 17, 2014
  3. Missing Ashland Man Located — July 14, 2014
  4. White River Fire Burns 570 Acres — July 14, 2014
  5. Children’s Festival Kicks Off — July 12, 2014

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Mill Employees Meet Following Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire at the Springfield Plywood and Veneer mill left about 250 people without a job. Those employees met Monday afternoon at Springfield High School for an employee meeting. Employees say they were told their insurance is good through the end of the month and they will get one-one-one meetings with management about 401(k)s. They … Continue reading »

Plaza Kiosk Is Staying

ASHLAND, Ore. — The kiosk centered in the Ashland plaza is there to stay. The Ashland City Council was considering tearing it down earlier this year. They say there were several complaints about it being an “eyesore”. But other residents say it adds character and provides somewhere for visitors to get information. The city council … Continue reading »

Missing Ashland Man Located

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Police Department reported 83-year-old Eduardo Gutierrez-Gonzelez has been located this morning. He was expected to arrive by bus to his residence around 4 p.m. Saturday (7/12) and he did not show up. Police say he has some medical issues that concern his family. He is described as a Hispanic male, 83 yrs. … Continue reading »

White River Fire Burns 570 Acres

NEAR PINE GROVE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is reporting this morning that firefighters working overnight on the 570-acre White River Fire extinguished remaining hot spots inside of the fire’s perimeter. The White River Fire started Saturday afternoon in the White River Wild & Scenic area, 12 miles west of Tygh Valley. … Continue reading »

Children’s Festival Kicks Off

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — A Britt tradition kicked off this weekend. The Storytelling Guild’s Children’s Festival is in it’s 48th year. Saturday hundreds of children and families explored the tents on the hill. Kids could make origami, create pottery dishes and watch gymnasts. Volunteers say this event has visitors who came to the Children’s Festival as … Continue reading »

Victorian Medical Practices on Display

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Hundreds of people visited the Beekman Residence on Saturday to learn about medical practices from the past. Acupuncturists and phrenologists were among the experts on hand to talk about Victorian medical practices. Phrenology is reportedly the science of skull reading to find out what kind of mood you’re in. Jacksonville, Inc. led … Continue reading »

Trial Convicts Klamath County Man

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A two-day jury trial convicted Silas Jackson, 31, of Felony Assault in the First Degree and Misdemeanor Assault in the Fourth Degree. Klamath County Circuit Court Judge Roxanne Osborne sentenced Jackson to 90 months in prison. The original call came in on December 14 2013 at Melita’s Restaurant near Chiloquin. Investigators … Continue reading »

2014 Emmy Nominees

(CNN) — “Game of Thrones” is the most nominated TV show of the 2014 prime-time Emmy awards. The HBO series snapped up 19 nods Thursday morning. AMC’s “Breaking Bad” was also nominated for outstanding drama, along with star Bryan Cranston for lead actor, as the series came to an end. Newcomers include: “True Detective”, “Orange … Continue reading »

Fungus Spreading Through Valley Wheat

CORVALLIS, Ore. –  Wheat farmers in Western Oregon may see a loss in yield this season due to a disease that is spreading through the Willamette Valley. Researchers at Oregon State University say “sharp eyespot,” a fungal disease, is infecting wheat fields throughout the entire valley. “About 2-3 weeks ago, everything should have been green if … Continue reading »

The Greenery Holds Open House Tours

PHOENIX, Ore. – The Greenery in Phoenix opened its doors to community members, despite the fact that it is still banned from dispensing marijuana. The business is still closed as a medical marijuana facility due to a moratorium and court injunction from the city of Phoenix. The Greenery’s owner, Andrea Adams, said they are opening their … Continue reading »

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