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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Flight from Brookings Crashes, Kills 1 — August 19, 2014
  2. Paddle Oregon 2014 Takes Off — August 18, 2014
  3. Two Suspicious Grass Fires — August 17, 2014
  4. Rogue River Competition Draws Crowd — August 16, 2014
  5. Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Problem — August 16, 2014

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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 »

Ninkasi to Brew Space Beer

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene brewery is preparing to go where no brewery has gone before. After a year’s worth of planning, Ninkasi is getting ready to prepare a special edition drink — Space Beer. Early next week in Nevada, the brewery will send 16 strains of brewer’s yeast above the Earth’s atmosphere and they’re … Continue reading »

Good Samaritans Stop Robber

EUGENE,  Ore. — A team effort between an unlikely group of heroes leads to a thwarted robbery and a man behind bars. Andrew Khuu was walking to the 7-Eleven to get an e-cigarette when he heard screaming coming from inside and someone yelling that a woman had been stabbed. As he went inside to help, … Continue reading »

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