Medford says no to medical marijuana dispensaries

MEDFORD, Ore. — One southern Oregon city has already stepped up, and is saying no to medical marijuana dispensaries in their area. Medford isn’t going to allow any medical marijuana dispensaries to do business in the city limits, despite the new state law allowing them. The City Council expanded an ordinance banning business licenses...
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Violent accident in Klamath Falls sends three people to the hospital

  KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –A violent accident during the lunch hour yesterday in Klamath Falls sent three people to the hospital. A witness on the scene says that around noon a minivan on Homedale near South 6th ran into a compact car that was traveling down Homedale at the time. Several emergency crews responded...
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Josh Cavett

Murder victim had restraining order on estranged husband that alledgly killed her

GRESHAM, Ore. — 27 year old Jessie Doyle Cavett, the Gresham woman fatally shot Saturday in her apartment had just applied for a restraining order on her estranged husband. Doyle Cavett told court officials says that 36 year old Joshua Cavett threatened to torture her, so they granted the order August 5th, and then...
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Klamath Falls rancher settles lawsuit with Union Pacific over dead cattle

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A legal battle between a Klamath Falls rancher and a railroad over 24 dead cattle has ended. 71 year old Bruce Topham received a settlement two weeks ago on the eve of a trial with Union Pacific. The amount wasn’t disclosed, but Topham valued the rare cows at several hundred...
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People entering national parks in spite of closures

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — National Parks across the country remain closed due to the government shutdown, but that isn’t stopping people from ignoring the closed gates and signs, and going in anyway. Crater Lake National Park is one of the parks that is seeing some of that activity even though the closure is being...
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Vote delayed to ban laser treatments by cosmotologists

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Board of Cosmetology has delayed a vote on whether to ban estheticians from using laser treatments. The Board decided that it needed more time to investigate oversight and insurance issues, before making a decision. The Oregon Health Licensing Agency recently proposed to the Board that it should pass a...
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Lakeview defers to the county to decide if ATVs can drive on the streets

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — The Lakeview Town Council is looking into to allowing all-terrain vehicles on its streets. The cities Paisley and John Day permit ATVs, and allowing them in Lakeview would entice more tourists to stay overnight. Lakeview manager Ray Simms says city streets lead to county roads, so Lakeview won’t give the ok...
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2 car crash on Sunday closed all but one lane on Washburn

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A 2 vehicle collision blocked the roadway at the intersection of Crosby and Washburn yesterday in Klamath Falls. The accident happened around noon and involved an older sedan and a newer SUV. The crash closed all lanes of Washburn except one, as several emergency crews worked on extricating one of...
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GMO protestors gather in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — People were out this weekend protesting against the growth of GMO’s in Oregon. Voters are going to decide on the issue during the election in May of 2014. For some crops, the USDA requires a 4-mile buffer between a GMO field and a non-GMO field to avoid cross-pollination. Non-GMO farmers are...
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Man suspected in the shooting death of his ex wife and abduction of his child arrested

GRESHAM, Ore. — Authorities arrested a Gresham man in connection with a shooting that killed his ex wife, and they also recovered the man’s 2-year-old daughter who was the focus of an Amber Alert issued Saturday. Earlier in the day, police found the woman with a life threatening gunshot wound in a Gresham apartment....
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