Erin Maxson

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Name: Erin Maxson
Date registered: May 4, 2012

Biography

Erin Maxson co-anchors Newswatch 12 This Morning with Ron Brown. Erin was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota but later moved to a small town in Iowa. While in high school there, she fell in love with journalism. As a proud Panther at the University of Northern Iowa, Erin received her Degree in Electronic Media. Along the way she joined the Alpha Delta Pi sorority and served as their chapter president. College also provided Erin with a chance to work with Mark Stines at Entertainment Tonight in Los Angeles after graduation. After a short run as assistant editor for a small town newspaper in Iowa, Erin landed her first T.V. job at KIMT News 3. There she served the people of North Iowa and Southern Minnesota as weekend anchor and weekday reporter for two years. A special piece on taser guns won Erin an Eric Sevareid Award. In March of 2009, Erin drove the three day trek to Oregon. Although the vast golden corn fields are gone, Erin is excited about the mountain scapes that surround the area. If you have a story you’d like Erin to cover or just want to say hi, send her an email, she’d love to hear from the people of Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Latest posts

  1. In The Garden: Rotating Perennial Pots — October 16, 2014
  2. In The Garden: Winter Dreams — October 16, 2014
  3. In The Garden: Composting — October 16, 2014
  4. Coats for Kids Campaign Keeps Kids Warm — September 29, 2014
  5. State Speeds Up Document Replacement — September 23, 2014

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Evacuations Expand on Happy Camp Complex

[UPDATE 1:30 P.M.] Mandatory evacuations are in place for Scott River Rd. from Bridge Flat to the intersection of HWY 96, all areas south of HWY 96 between Scott River Rd. and Grider Creek and all areas south of HWY 96 from Seiad Valley down river to Cade Summit. An evacuation advisory is in place … Continue reading »

Teens Stranded by Greyhound

MEDFORD, Ore., — Two teens were left stranded in an unfamiliar place by a big name bus company. A pair of Eugene parents says Greyhound left their kids to fend for themselves, after the company overbooked their bus. The situation probably sounds a nightmare all parents have had. Adam and June Kinch say they had … Continue reading »

911 Dispatcher Helps Deliver Baby

WHITE CITY, Ore., — Doctors sent Ashley Smith home late Saturday night because she was only a few centimeters dilated. Within a couple hours her water broke. Smith told her mother to call 911 – knowing the baby would not wait. When her mother Connie called, Colleen Crawford answered. She walked the soon to be, … Continue reading »

WEB EXTRA: Home Delivery 911 Call

In this web extra – listen to the entire released portion of Connie Mockry’s 911 call as she delivered her own granddaughter.

Evacuation Level Downgraded on Copco Rd.

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore., — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday night that the evacuations starting 6000 block of Copco Road down south to the Oregon border are now at a Level One.  The area was previously on a Level Two after the original Level Three mandatory evacuation which was put into place when the … Continue reading »

Firefighters & Crews get BIG “Thank You”

YREKA, Calif., — Tuesday morning Liana Wilson put up a Facebook post asking for people to help make signs to thank the firefighters. By 6:00, Tuesday night, more than a dozen people were in the back parking lot of Siskiyou Central Credit Union with paint brushes, crayons, and poster paper in hand. For more than … Continue reading »

Teens Help Fire Camp Run Smoothly

YREKA, Calif., — Incident command for the portion of the Oregon Gulch Fire that falls into CAL FIRES’ jurisdiction is set up at Yreka Union High School. The school’s entire campus is put to use including the classrooms which double as finance and logistical offices. Behind a lot of that coordination is the California Conservation … Continue reading »

Homeowners Stay Despite Evacuation Order

COPCO LAKE, Cali., — Most of the smoke rising on north side of Copco Lake is from firefighters’ efforts to burn out existing vegetation. By burning it in a controlled manner and then following that up with a mop-up firefighters can prevent the Oregon Gulch Fire from threatening the homes on Copco Lake again. Friday … Continue reading »

Protecting Homes From the OR Gulch Fire

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — As of Friday night, the Oregon Gulch Fire had consumed three dwellings.  Fire management is careful not to call them all houses, because out on Copco Road, people live in yurts, shanties, cabins, and in large houses.  In addition to the three dwellings destroyed, numerous outbuildings were also burned in the … Continue reading »

Mandatory Evacuations in Siskiyou County

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Due to the growth of the Oregon Gulch Fire the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a Mandatory Evacuation Notice to the Copco area residents that live one mile east of the town Copco to the Beaver Creek area. The Sheriff’s Office has also issued Mandatory Evacuation Notice to the residents … Continue reading »

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