September 2012

Upper Applegate Pot Operation Raided

By Jim McCoy Tue 18th September Newsdrug raids

Federal agents have raided the medical marijuana operation of James Bowman, the man widely considered to be the largest and most outspoken grower in the state. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents raided the High Hopes Farm in Jackson County on Tuesday morning.

Bowman is a fixture in southern Oregon's medical marijuana community.
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Truck Crash Slows Traffic Near Grants Pass

By Jim McCoy Tue 18th September Newsvehicle crashes

Motorists heading south of Grants Pass on I-5 have seen an unusual sight. An early morning crash southbound on I-5 left a truck on its side facing the wrong direction Tuesday. It happened about four miles south of Grants Pass at mile post 51.Read More »

Ducks Recruit A One-Man Offense

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th September Newshigh school footballOregon DucksThomas Tyner

Aloha High School running back Thomas Tyner set a state record with 643 yards rushing and scored 10 touchdowns in an 84-63 victory over Lakeridge High School on Friday night.
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Oregon's Minimum Wage To Increase

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th September Newsminimum wage

Oregon's minimum wage is going up to $8.95 an hour. State Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced the 15-cent increase Monday. The raise takes effect Jan. 1.
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Arson Suspected in Two Medford Car Fires

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th September Newsarson

Arson is suspected as the cause of two car fires this morning, one in the 400 block of South Peach Street, and the other in the 1400 block of Prune Street in Medford.

The incident on Peach Street occurred at around 2:15 a.m. The fire had full engulfed the vehicle when firefighters arrived. The fire threatened the home, but the fire was quickly put out.Read More »

Medford Brothers File Lawsuit Against Bank

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th September Newslabor disputeSterling Savings Bank

The Medford Mail Tribune reports that two brothers from Medford, David and Micah DuBeau, are filing a lawsuit against Sterling Savings Bank. They contend that their former employer denies overtime pay to mortgage employees.Read More »

Cannon Beach Devises Storage for Tsunami Supplies

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th September Newsnews. Oregon Coasttsunamis

Two 20-foot long shipping containers have been installed on city-owned property in Cannon Beach - ready to receive the emergency supplies residents believe they will need in case of a tsunami. The forest green containers will be opened Oct. 18 for families to store their emergency stashes.
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Ducks Dealt Blow With Injury News

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th September Sportscollege footballOregon Ducks

Just two games into the season and No. 4 Oregon has already been dealt a blow with injuries to guard Carson York and free safety John Boyett, both fifth-year senior leaders. 
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Innovative NFL Owner Remembered Fondly

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th September SportsArt ModellNFL

Thousands of family and friends turned out Tuesday for the funeral of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
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ODF Offering Reward For Help With Fire Investigation

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th September NewsSlate Creek Firewildfire

The Oregon Department of Forestry wants to find who was responsible for the September 3rd Slate Creek Fire that burned 160 acres of forest land. A reward is being offered for information.Read More »


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