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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Former Deputy Turns Self In, Teen Safe — April 13, 2014
  2. Maps of Pear Blossom Festival Closures — April 12, 2014
  3. Oregon Dog Comforts Landslide Victims — April 7, 2014
  4. Eugene Opens Largest Covered Skatepark — April 5, 2014
  5. Distracted Driving Awareness Month — April 1, 2014

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Grants Pass Stabbing Victim Dies

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– A man accused of stabbing another man is now behind bars facing murder charges. The victim passed away, Monday. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said Britt Bones and the victim were involved in some kind of fight Saturday night at the Red Rock Lounge. That is when police say Bones pulled … Continue reading »

Spring Whale Watching Week Begins

FLORENCE, Ore. — Students may be taking a break from hitting the books, but some whale watching experts are hoping to draw some of them to the coast for some spring whale watching. Spring Whale Watching Week is always at the same time as spring break in the state of Oregon and volunteers are staffing … Continue reading »

Volunteers Clean Up Coastal Beaches

FLORENCE, Ore. — It’s not just those who live on the coast who are taking part in cleaning up local beaches. Some people traveling through Florence Saturday picked up a bag and gloves to clean up trash along the coast. Some volunteers make it a point to clean up the coast. “Well we like to … Continue reading »

Old Siskiyou County Sawmill Re-Opening

YREKA, Calif.– After decades of mill closures and shutdowns, a new sawmill is being built in Siskiyou County. Fruit Growers Supply, which for more than a hundred years has owned thousands of acres of timberland in Northern California, is reviving a vacant mill site east of Yreka. Trucks are already bringing in small-size logs to the site … Continue reading »

Klamath County Discusses Dispensaries

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.– Klamath County is looking to regulate marijuana dispensaries with similar ordinances the city is proposing.  The ordinance was approved by the city council Monday night, three to two. It includes prohibiting a marijuana dispensary within 400 feet of any residential zone, or 1000 feet from a public park, recreation center, child care … Continue reading »

Cougar Trapped, Euthanized in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second time in about a week, wildlife experts trapped a cougar near Hendricks Park. They think there could be more lurking. The trappings came after a cougar killed several goats and chickens. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says both of the large cats were euthanized. Wildlife experts discovered … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Roseburg Furniture Store

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Investigators are still trying to figure out what started a fire that destroyed Kuebler’s Furniture Store Sunday night. The Roseburg Fire Department was called to the scene just after 5 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they saw heavy gray smoke coming from this corner of the building just off northeast Chestnut Avenue. The … Continue reading »

Students Present Fire Station Designs

MEDFORD, Ore.– Students from the University of Oregon are giving Medford fire departments some new ideas for the design of their fire stations. Every year architect students are paired up with an Oregon city as part of the Sustainable City Year Program. They are then given real world projects to work on. The program’s director, … Continue reading »

Cheese Festival Attracts Thousands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Thousands of guests visited the 10th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival this year. It’s hosted by the Rogue Creamery. Profits from the event help members of the Oregon Cheese Guild Nonprofit Organization. Vendors from all over the country were there handing out samples of cheese, wine and beer. At least 4,000 attended … Continue reading »

Yreka Student Collects Wheelchairs

MEDFORD, Ore. — A northern California student spent Saturday collecting wheelchairs, crutches and walkers at a church in Medford as part of a school project. The Yreka High School senior plans to send them to prisons in the United States where they’ll be refurbished and then sent to disable people in other countries. “You know … Continue reading »

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