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Date registered: April 24, 2012


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  1. Ferguson Fire 100 Percent Contained — July 29, 2014
  2. 100 Anniversary of World War I — July 27, 2014
  3. Hundreds Ride for Chris Kilcullen — July 27, 2014
  4. 4 Ethiopian Track Members Missing — July 27, 2014
  5. Police Investigate Fatal Hwy 126 Crash — July 27, 2014

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Ferguson Fire 100 Percent Contained

[UPDATE 8:30 A.M. JULY 29TH] — Suppression and mop-up efforts continue on the Ferguson Fire, which is about 30 miles east of Klamath Falls. The fire is still holding at 200 acres and is 100 percent contained. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Department has lifted the level one evacuation notification on the Ferguson Fire. NEAR BEATTY, Ore. — … Continue reading »

100 Anniversary of World War I

(CNN) — Monday will mark 100 years since the start of World War I. It was on July 28th, 1914, that Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The war would soon spread throughout Europe and across the globe. The U.S. attempted a policy of neutrality, but hostilities with Germany … Continue reading »

Hundreds Ride for Chris Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcycles took to the streets Sunday morning in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. This was the event’s fourth year. With close to 400 riders this time around, organizers say it has definitely grown since the inaugural ride, but that the meaning behind it all, honoring Chris Kilcullen … Continue reading »

4 Ethiopian Track Members Missing

EUGENE, Ore. — Four members from the Ethiopian track team are missing from the IAAF World Junior Championships, a spokesperson from the University of Oregon said. The championships wrap up Sunday night, but officials say the missing members left early without their team. The University of Oregon Police Department is working to try to locate the … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Fatal Hwy 126 Crash

MAPLETON, Ore. — A Florence man was killed in a crash east of Mapleton early Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say an SUV was westbound on Highway 126 near milepost 22 when it traveled across the eastbound lane and into a tree. It happened just after 3 a.m. The driver, 68-year-old Raymond Mosley, was pronounced … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Call a Possible Hoax

EUGENE, Ore. — There was a heavy police presence on Cal Young Road in Eugene Saturday afternoon after officers received a call of a gunshot wound, but officials were quickly recalled from the scene. Eugene Police closed down Cal Young between Gilham and Norkenzie at first, but reopened the road after finding out the call … Continue reading »

Peachpalooza at Harry & David

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than 500 people lined up very early Saturday morning for the Peachapalooza. The event happens every year at Harry and David. Some people started waiting in line at the crack of dawn on Saturday. The peach sale offered 20 cents a pound, and some people say they stock up for jams. “This … Continue reading »

Red Cross Needs Blood Donations

MEDFORD, Ore. — The local Red Cross is in urgent need of blood donations. The national average of people per city that donate is 8 percent, but in the Rogue Valley only 2 percent of residents have donated recently. Over the last 11 weeks, the decline in donations has resulted in about 80,000 fewer donations … Continue reading »

Ferguson Fire Burning at 200 Acres

NEAR BEATTY, Ore. — Two structures have been lost to the Ferguson Fire burning about 30 miles east of Klamath Falls, and five miles north of Beatty. South Central Oregon Incident Management Team reports six structures are still threatened by the fire. The fire is currently at 200 acres and is 20 percent contained. The … Continue reading »

Overturned Trailer Clogs Traffic on I-5

MEDFORD, Ore. — A trailer and a pile of dirt shut down a street just off I-5 on Saturday, backing up traffic for miles. Northbound at Exit 27, ODOT closed the roadway off the exit. Police say the commercial truck turned over in the crash, carrying dirt. Crews are working to get it all cleaned … Continue reading »

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