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Pursuit ends with the arrest of two suspects - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on October 14, a deputy saw a suspicious van parked at a church after hours. The vehicle immediately sped off when the deputy stopped. The driver, later identified as 35-year-old Christopher Michael Rock, swerved toward oncoming cars and law enforcement vehic
14-year-old Ashland boy sentenced in mother's murder
Ezekiel "Zeke" Holmes, who was 12 at the time, will remain in the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority until he is 25, Judge Kelly Ravassipour ruled today in juvenile court.
15-acre Fire Burns Near Cave Junction
CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. -- A 15-acre fire is burning in a remote area in Cave Junction.The Oregon Department of Forestry says no homes are threatened. Crews are having to hike in. A helicopter is also in use.The cause is under investigation.This is a developing story.
Klondike Fire roars to life, threatens homes in southern Oregon
Story updated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15Oregon’s largest wildfire isn’t finished yet.The Klondike Fire roared to life Sunday afternoon, bringing new evacuations to the small town of Agness east of Gold Beach near the coast.The 170,000-acre fire, burning in rugged terrain around the Kalmiopsis
Small Schools: Eastern Oregon tops Southern Oregon in Ashland
Jason Shelley had a 95-yard kickoff return after the touchdown pass, but it was too little, too late for Southern Oregon.
Life expectancy varies widely by neighborhood
“That’s a very short life expectancy for people living in that area. It seems like a lot of those folks are dying prematurely of potentially preventable causes,” said Dr. Katrina Hedberg, state health officer for the Oregon Health Authority.
Ashland voters get $109 million question
“One thing we like to joke about on the School Board is buildings don’t heal themselves over time,” said Jim Westrick, an Ashland School Board member. “They just get worse.”
Arrest log for Sunday October 14, e2018
Rachel Maria Brightwell, 27, on suspicion of second-degree theft, menacing and third-degree assault.
Ashland youth expresses concern over climate change - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
“The goal is to do our best for climate change and by best it means we need to make a movement,” Jim Hartman, Ashland High School teacher. “We’re past the point where we can just do our own thing and try to drive less and get an electric car. We now really need to get some serious laws passed at the
Robbery suspect wanted, deputies ask public to be on lookout
Deputies say that Ricardo Escobar, born in 1993, is suspected of committing a burglary and robbery at the Thunderbird Estates on Falcon Street Thursday.
Eagle Point Haunted House gives back to local charities
“All of our profits go to local schools, sports programs mostly, but others as well," Ball said. "We also do a canned food drive for ACCESS and the Maslow Project.
Thousands Lined the Streets for Annual Rogue Valley Pride Parade
ASHLAND, Ore. -- The Lotus Rising Project hosted southern Oregon’s annual Rogue Valley Pride Parade and Celebration in Ashland Saturday afternoon. Organizers said a few thousand people lined up for blocks to see the parade making 2018 the biggest celebration yet.“It's just a big part of my life and
Act Locally: Ashland inventor harnesses solar power to run van
It all began about 10 years ago, when singer/songwriter Brett Belan felt inspired to design a guilt-free vehicle in which to lull his infant son to sleep — one that did not consume gas while driving through the streets of rural Lake County, California, north of the Bay Area and east of Mendocino. A
7 arrested during latest Bear Creek Greenway sweep - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
Seven arrests were made. Nine citations were issued for trespassing, 25 for prohibited camping, one for open burning, and two citations for being in a park after closing time. In addition, 12 people who were on probation and/or parole were contacted.
Ashland police reports, Oct. 10-11
Wednesday, 4:52 p.m. – Ashland police responded to a three vehicle, non-injury motor vehicle crash at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Walker Avenue. One driver was cited and released for following too close.
Drug money obtained by MPD put to use in solving crime
"When we intercept that money coming back in, oftentimes people don't claim any ownership to that because they don't want to be tied to any illegal marijuana sales," says Lt. Mike Budreau with the Medford Police Department.
Jacksonville Historic Haunted Tours end their season
October 12 and 13 will be the last two historic haunted tours in Jacksonville. The tours are organized every year by Historic Jacksonville, a historical organization, whose mission statement is to preserve and share the history in the town of Jacksonville.
OSF's executive director stepping down | KMVU Fox 26 Medford
Rider, who has served in her role since 2013, announced her departure as OSF is searching for someone to replace Artistic Director Bill Rauch.
VIDEO: Pac-12 Refs Eject Oregon DL on Worst Targeting Call Ever
Death, taxes andPac-12 officials not knowing when in the actual hell targetingshould be called. After egregiously missing calls in the Washington State-USC game earlier this year, the refs appear to be making up for their mistakes in the Oregon-Washington game on Saturday. Someone, anyone, explain t
Jessica Gomez’ party affiliation is no secret
As far as me designating Jessica my heir, that gives me way too much credit. Part of being in business, and a good leader, is that you are always looking for someone better to replace you. I was a reluctant candidate for the seat when my friend and neighbor, Sen. Alan Bates, passed away suddenly. I