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  1. Fire above Ashland under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | KOBI NBC5

    On Friday morning, multiple crews were called to a reported fire on upper Tolman Creek Road, south of the city. The fire came at a time when a wind advisory was active in the area, according to the National Weather Service.

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  2. Missing snowboarder found alive on Mt. AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KOBI NBC5

    Original story: ASHLAND, Ore. - Search and rescue crews are continuing the search for a missing snowboarder on Mt.

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  3. Smoke from past wildfire seasons affects small Ashland businesses to close downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KOBI NBC5

    "We've been here a long time," said Brian Beels, owner of Unicorn Gifts and Toys. "People have grown up with us and we know a lot of people are very sad that we are kind of disappearing."

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  4. Firefighters respond to Chimney fire in AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KOBI NBC5

    Crews were called to Scenic drive and Coolidge street around 11 a.m. Firefighters said the tenants were using the wood stove. They're the ones who called 911.

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  5. Menorah lighting to mark beginning of HanukkahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | KOBI NBC5

    Sunday marked the first night of the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah. Chabad Jewish Center hosted its 16th Annual 10 foot Menorah Lighting in downtown Ashland.

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  6. Dozens of volunteers help power annual Thanksgiving Community Meal in AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | KOBI NBC5

    Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice feeds people every week. On Thursday, more than 150 people gathered in Ashland for the non-profit's 3rd annual Thanksgiving community meal.

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  7. Suspect wanted for stealing vehicle in Ashland arrested in N. CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    A man who is accused of stealing a car from Ashland and setting multiple fires in northern California is now behind bars. The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office said on November 10, seven fires were put out by firefighters on Siskiyou Fork Road, about one-and-a-half miles from Highway 199.

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  8. Laundry Love helps homeless get clothes cleaned for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    ASHLAND, Ore.- A local laundromat and a church group are doing something special for those less fortunate in Ashland. Known as Laundry Love, it's a national movement that was started in Ventura, California and has been replicated across the country to help provide clean laundry for the homeless.

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  9. SOU and JPR celebrate opening of new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    ASHLAND, Ore.- Southern Oregon University unveiled renovations and expansions on Saturday of its Theatre Building as well as a new Jefferson Public Radio Broadcast Center. The open house showcased the updates of what has been a 10-year project which added 60,000 square feet to the Theatre Building, providing a new space for Jefferson Public Radio and a variety of new items for the theatre such as a costume shop, control booths, acting studios, and a movement studio.

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  10. Junior competitors cook up a storm at Ashland Culinary FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    ASHLAND, Ore.- The 12 annual Ashland Culinary Festival is heating up as the third day of competitions were underway at the Ashland Hills and Hotel Suites Saturday. While the main chef competition is taking place on Saturday and Sunday, this year also marked the third annual Mixology competition involving 12 local bartenders from the region.

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  11. Medford police find a a oehigh-rise homeless campaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Police are releasing the results of their latest sweep of the Bear Creek Greenway and they've come across a rather unique find. The nearly 18-mile bike and walking path extends from Ashland to Central Point and has long been a haven for transient activity.

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  12. Cougar sighting reported in Talent city limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    The Talent Police Department said a cougar was reportedly seen at about 10:30 Sunday night near the Oak Valley Subdivision and the Bear Creek Greenway. A dog is believed to have chased the cougar into a ravine.

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  13. APD mapping cougar activity in the valleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Ashland Police say they are currently working on a "mapping system" so people can see the areas where cougars were spotted and reported. Ashland police want to remind the public to be aware and if you do happen to see one, call 541-770-4784.

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  14. Changes need to be made in order for Uber to come to AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Just a few months ago, Ashland City Councilors passed an ordinance that would allow ride-sharing services like Uber to operate in the city. As of Wednesday, Uber has cancelled all plans.

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  15. Officers shoot at cougar on SOU campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Following numerous reports of cougars sighted within the City of Ashland, one was finally spotted on the campus of Southern Oregon University. The Ashland Police Department said on the night of October 28, officers and SOU's Campus Public Safety officers responded to the Hannon Library after they received a report of two cougars in the area.

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  16. Activist speaks out about harassment in AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Earlier this week, NBC5 told you about an assault in Ashland that police say started because two men were making homophobic comments towards a gay man. After that report, another Ashland man is coming forward to say that type of harassment is more common in the city than people think.

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  17. Mt. Ashland Ski Area preps for a new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    MT. ASHLAND, Ore.- While it may be October and no snow in sight, Mt. Ashland Ski Area has been hard at work all through the off season in preparation for the first snow.

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  18. Ballot drop off boxes are open in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    There are six ballot box locations in Jackson County including in Medford, Central Point, Phoenix, Eagle Point, Rogue River, and Ashland. Jackson County Clerk Chris Walker said the ballot boxes are a convenient way for people to vote.

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  19. Medford set to open first Hebrew schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will open its doors on Monday, October 22nd, at the Medford library at 4:30 p.m. "Our Regional Jewish Center is located in Ashland but we saw a great need to branch out to the Medford area to service all those families that need to drive a distance just to participate in any Jewish activities," stated Rabbi Avi Zwiebel of the Chabad Jewish Center. One goal of the school is to mix Jewish Heritage, Hebrew reading, and Holidays with STEAM .

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  20. Maintenance paving in Ashland; expect delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    NBC5 News Multimedia Journalist Rayvan Vares was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from Southern Oregon University with a degree in Communication.

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