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Date registered: April 24, 2012


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  1. New Happy Camp Complex Evacuation — September 16, 2014
  2. Advisories Called on Onion Mountain Fire — September 14, 2014
  3. Happy Camp Complex at 111,942 Acres — September 14, 2014
  4. Int’l Horseback Archery Competition — September 13, 2014
  5. Plan for Permanent Vietnam Wall Replica — September 13, 2014

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New Happy Camp Complex Evacuation

HAPPY CAMP, Cal. – Due to increased fire activity of the Happy Camp Complex the northeast, the Siskiyou County Sheriff is issuing Advisory Evacuations to residents in all areas of Mill Creek Road 5 miles east of Scott River Rd.  Residents should be prepared to evacuate should fire conditions worsen. An evacuation center has been … Continue reading »

Advisories Called on Onion Mountain Fire

UPDATE (8:54) — Fire officials confirm the Onion Mountain Fire has now exceeded 500 acres, with continued active behavior expected overnight. A fire camp is now being set up at the Sprague Seed Orchard in Merlin. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office has also called level one evacuations for areas near the fire. Evacuation advisories include … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex at 111,942 Acres

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — Temperatures have been slightly cooler around the Happy Camp Complex, but dry conditions are not making things easier for crews. This morning’s report shows the complex has grown to nearly 112,000 acres. It’s now 55% contained. Fire officials expect to have the complex fully contained by next weekend. Eight structures have … Continue reading »

Int’l Horseback Archery Competition

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A unique sport held its first official competition in the Rogue Valley this weekend. The Rogue Mounted Archers hosted riders from around the world in the 2014 International Horseback Archery Competition in Eagle Point. The sport combines two challenging skills: riding a horse down a long and narrow course, while firing … Continue reading »

Plan for Permanent Vietnam Wall Replica

MEDFORD, Ore. — A group supporting local veterans says it is planning to build a permanent replica of the Vietnam Wall in Jackson County. The president of the Southern Oregon Veterans Benefit group says he’s working with the city of Medford to find a place for the wall. It would be 250 feet long and … Continue reading »

American Legion Reaches Out to Veterans

WHITE CITY, Ore. – The American Legion will help local Veterans by holding a town hall meeting to discuss the quality of health care that they are receiving from Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics (SORCC) and other VA facilities. The meeting will be held on Monday, September 22nd at the Jackson County … Continue reading »

Disaster Declaration for N. California

NAPA, Calif. — President Obama is declaring a disaster for parts of Northern California ravaged by last month’s deadly Napa Valley earthquake. The move makes federal funding available for state and local governments for emergency work and recovery efforts. The money is also available for hazard mitigation measures for all counties and tribes within the … Continue reading »

Rewarding Chlidren for Good Grades

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Many parents reward their children for getting good grades, and that reward is often some cold hard cash. However, others wonder if rewarding a child for doing well in school is a good idea at all. Doctors say, the choice is really up to you. They say, you have to decide what … Continue reading »

Out & About: Sept. 12-14, 2014

There are several good reasons to get out and about this weekend. Eat Local Week Several restaurants are preparing for this weekend and the rest of the week. It’s the 10th year thrive has put on the event which raises awareness about the benefits to you and your community if you eat locally. There is … Continue reading »

Pistorius Found Not Guilty of Murder

(CNN) — The murder that captivated South Africa, and the world, is coming to a close. In what was expected to be a lengthy process, the judge began making her ruling in the Oscar Pistorius trial today. In the final days of this dramatic six month long trial, the judge crucially ruled out all murder … Continue reading »

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