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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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Soldier Sign Goes Up on Highway 34

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — A highway sign honoring a fallen soldier has finally been put up. ODOT put up the sign in honor of Tyler Troyer on Highway 34. The Tangent man was killed while serving in Iraq. Troyer’s family says the sign will help educate the public about our heroes and keep their memory … Continue reading »

Deputies Shot, Killed Ashland Man

[UPDATE 2:35 PM] Sheriff Mike Winters says two deputies shot and killed 74 year old Earl Harris at his home outside of Ashland yesterday morning. They were there to serve a foreclosure notice. Based on previous attempts to serve similar notices, they had a 4-man swat team at the scene. Harris apparently came out of his … Continue reading »

$10M Donation for UO Softball Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon softball team will get $10 million toward building a new softball stadium. Athletic Director Rob Mullens announced the news over the weekend. The donor is Robert Sanders, a University of Oregon alum. The current facility, Howe Field, was built in 1936. While historic, it’s old and rundown and includes seats … Continue reading »

Out and About: June 6th Through 8th

MEDFORD, Ore.– Here is a look at what you can do when heading out this weekend.

Rollover Crash Kills Grants Pass Man

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of Sunday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Stringer Gap Road near New Hope Road south of Grants Pass, according to a press release. Officials say the driver, Chris Erickson, 59, of Grants Pass was headed eastbound on Stringer … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Events in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Memorial Day in Southern Oregon there are several public ceremonies happening in cities around the region. In Jacksonville, volunteers will assist visitors at the Historic Cemetery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. In Ashland at 10:30 a.m., there’s a ceremony at Mountain View Cemetery. In Central Point, there’s a ceremony at … Continue reading »

Cemetery Helps Families for Holiday

MEDFORD, Ore. — Many families are finding their loved ones at local grave sites this weekend. A local funeral home and officials with Siskiyou Memorial Park worked to help families pay their respects. On Monday at 1 p.m., the US Armed Forces Honor Guard will lead a flag ceremony and present military honors. A group … Continue reading »

Rep. Richardson on Run for Governor

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Gubernatorial race is shaping up in Oregon with Central Point representative Dennis Richardson officially accepting the primary win. That means he will run against current Governor John Kitzhaber in November. Unofficial results have Richardson winning by a wide margin with more than 66% of the vote. Retired businessman Gordon Challstrom took second … Continue reading »

Jackson County: GMOs Banned

MEDFORD, Ore.– Chances are, you’ve seen political advertisements surrounding the growth of genetically modified organisms or GMO’s. Both sides of Measure 15-119 have been campaigning for weeks, trying to influence voters about banning the growth of GMO’s in the county. It is a measure only Jackson County voters will have the chance to decide on, … Continue reading »

Jackson County: Rogue River Fire Levy

ROGUE RIVER, Ore.– The Rogue River Fire Department is looking to replace equipment and make upgrades to the fire station. To do this, the county is asking voters to approve a 25-cent per $1,000 of assessed property value this May. Measure 12-123 would increase property taxes for three years. A 20 year capital improvement bond … Continue reading »

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