A man is facing a new trial on charges he murdered a woman outside her apartment in Medford in 2013 in a case that likely cost a newly appointed judge his job in last November's election.
The Mail Tribune (http://bit.ly/1ENFkhJ ) reports jury selection began Monday in the trial of Jose Valencia-Gaona, who is charged with murder in the 2013 stabbing of Maria Guadalupe Rodriquez.
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A consultant's report says Oregon's wine business has emerged strongly from the recession, with healthy gains in acreage, the number of wineries and sales.
The Capital Press reports (http://bit.ly/1DayfGR) the study by the California beverage consultant Full Glass Research also suggests the success of Oregon's largely home-grown wine business has begun to attract more outside interest.
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Oregon has nowhere to go but up when it releases the graduation rate for the class of 2014 on Thursday.
A U.S. Department of Education report shows Oregon's 69 percent graduation rate for the class of 2013 was worst among the 49 states able to calculate their rates in the way required by the federal government.
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Mt. Ashland Ski Area officials are looking beyond downhill skiing and snowboarding to keep the resort financially viable in the long term.
All options are on the table, including snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter and mountain bike rentals in the summer, according to a Monday night discussion among board members for the Mt.Read More »
The Oregon State Police is investigating a fatal incident involving a pedestrian hit by a car. Troopers received a call Monday night at 8:20 p.m. that a woman hit been hit by a car on Three Pines Road. The accident occurred on private property.
No further details are available at this time. The OSP has promised further details when they become available.