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Medford Police searching for stolen trailer

MEDFORD — Medford Police are asking for the public's help to find a cargo trailer that was stolen and may have been sold. On July 29 at 3:00 pm, the 28-foot TNT brand cargo trailer that was stolen from the lot of Pressure Point Roofing, located at 5235 Rainbow Drive (near the intersection of Table Rock Road and East Vilas Road).
MEDFORD, OR
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Ask 10: What's happening to Ross on Poplar drive?

News 10 viewer Franklyn asked if the Ross Dress For Less on Poplar drive is closing, or if they're opening a new location. News 10 spoke to a member of the management team at Ross dress for less on Poplar drive, in Medford, who said their location on Poplar drive isn't going anywhere.
MEDFORD, OR
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Lack of affordable housing options causing concern for Central Oregon nurses

A high cost of living paired with a lack of affordable housing options is causing concern for nurses looking to work in Central Oregon. Get the latest state-specific policy intelligence for the health care sector delivered to your inbox. The cost of living in Bend increased 22.5% from 2010-2020, which...
BEND, OR

We Asked 6 PCT Hikers What Their Favorite Piece of Gear Was

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+. Each summer my hometown of Ashland, Oregon sees a large influx of Pacific Crest Trail hikers coming down from the hills...
ASHLAND, OR
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The Water Monitor for August 10, 2022

With Reeder Reservoir currently at 77% of capacity, the City of Ashland continues to draw the maximum allowable volume of potable water from the Talent-Ashland-Phoenix Intertie (TAP) at a rate of about 2.1 million gallons per day. Consumption remains steady at about 5.3 million gallons per day, while the inflow to the reservoir continues to taper off, now just below 3 million gallons per day.
ASHLAND, OR
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Wed 8 AM | Grants Pass residents make national TV with their animal bond

Sometimes you just feel like you and an animal--a non-human animal--share a wavelength. Cat, dog, iguana... you name it, there's probably someone to claim a connection. Those connections are explored in a series on Discovery+ called "The Bond," about humans bonding with animals. Cate and Chad Battles of Grants Pass...
GRANTS PASS, OR
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FINDING A WAY HOME: Turning dreams of homeownership into a reality

Jackson County, Ore. — News 10 has partnered with local community action agency, ACCESS, in an effort to bring awareness to the growing issue of housing insecurity and to get the word out about help that is available. This week, we explain how ACCESS can help with more than...
MEDFORD, OR
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Josephine County sends seasonal sales tax proposal to voters

The 3% tax (called the Law Enforcement Retail Activities Tax, or LERAT) would focus on retail activities, with some exceptions, including groceries and prescription medications. The Southern Oregon county has historically avoided tax increases, even to the detriment of some public services. Now officials are looking for a new way...
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Small farms are finding new forms of revenue

Medford - Local small farms are entering the world of agritourism, needing to find new forms of revenue to stay afloat. Providing an experience with entertainment. Dunbar Farms has been in the Medford area for years, it's known for its historical pear orchards. Yet, the farm is still needing to find other forms of revenue to keep the farm up and running.
MEDFORD, OR
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California fires prompt unhealthy air advisory in southern Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory for Monday and Tuesday in southern Josephine County, including Cave Junction. The warning comes as the McKinney Fire continues to burn near the Oregon and California border. On Monday morning, the fire was reported to be over 60,000 acres and 40% contained.
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DEQ Air Quality Advisory Southern Oregon, Aug. 9

DEQ release – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Monday through Tuesday for Southern Josephine County, including Cave Junction, due to smoke from wildfires in Northern California. DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last at least through Tuesday. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in the area. Parts of Oregon close to active wildfires may also be impacted intermittently by smoke this week, such as Oakridge in eastern Lane County due to fires in the central Cascades.
OREGON STATE
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Southern Oregon Nonprofit Eases End-Of-Life Discussions In Latinx Communities

Celia’s House is the only nonprofit hospice providing end-of-life residential care for individuals in the Rogue Valley. The 12-room facility, which also allows family members to stay during their loved ones’ final days, is operated by Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice in Medford. Last month, the nonprofit received a grant from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to conduct interviews in Spanish with Latinx cancer patients to identify ways to better engage this community with discussions around palliative and end-of-life care. Dwight Wilson is the executive director of Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice and Celia’s House. Delia Hernandez is a board member of Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice and a health outreach specialist with La Clinica, a non-profit medical and dental clinic in Medford. They join us to talk about how they will use the grant and how to overcome the taboo around talking about death.
MEDFORD, OR
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What Happens When a City Goes AWOL?

Twelve years ago, with great fanfare and predictions for job-creating new businesses, the city of Ashland adopted a master plan for a 70-acre site bordering MIstletoe Road and Siskiyou Boulevard, just off Tolman Creek Road. The former Croman lumber mill would become a mix of industrial, office and mixed uses with a neighborhood center and open space for creeks, ponds and wetlands.
ASHLAND, OR
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Flowers with a Ukrainian Flag

This sight touched my heart as I walked Great Oaks Drive. The Sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine. These Black-eyed Susan flowers brighten the garden with similar colors. Seeing them with the flag of Ukraine touched my heart as I walked on Great Oaks Drive this weekend. More bright...
ASHLAND, OR
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Southern Oregon veteran chosen as Nation of Patriots flag bearer

Medford, Ore. — A Southern Oregon Air Force veteran was a flag bearer in the 2022 Nation of Patriots tour this past weekend. Every year, the Nation of Patriots take the American flag on a nationwide motorcycle ride to raise awareness for military issues. This includes help with financial support for the physical, emotional, and economic misfortune our disabled veterans and their families live with every day.
MEDFORD, OR
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See the buzz around Wildlife Images' bee colony

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Bees are an important part of the ecosystem. Known as a pollinator species, bees help spread pollen around to different plants allowing them to reproduce. Without pollinators like bees, growing important crops like fruits and grains would be virtually impossible. The return of the busy...
GRANTS PASS, OR
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