Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Police Respond To Child Stuck in Car — August 21, 2014
  2. Residents Use Phone Tree For Evacuations — August 19, 2014
  3. Old Blue Mountain Fire Grows — August 19, 2014
  4. Level 1 Evacuations- Old Blue Mtn. Fire — August 19, 2014
  5. Gold Hill Canal Water Begins To Lower — August 18, 2014

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  1. Central Point Approves Marijuana Tax — 5 comments
  2. Residents React to Evacuations — 4 comments

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Police Respond To Child Stuck in Car

MEDFORD, Ore. —  When Kristin Hals was leaving a parking lot on Tuesday afternoon, she strapped her two-year-old son, Brandon Evans, in the car. She claims her car locks malfunctioned leaving Brandon stuck inside the vehicle. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Hals called 911. When police arrived, she told the officer to break the window, but he … Continue reading »

Residents Use Phone Tree For Evacuations

NEAR APPLEGATE, Ore. — The Old Blue Mountain Fire is forcing a level 1 evacuation alert for all homes on the left fork of Humbug Creek Rd., and addresses 2542 and above on the main fork of Humbug Creek Rd. When those advisories were issued were spread by community members using a local fire district … Continue reading »

Old Blue Mountain Fire Grows

NEAR APPLEGATE, Ore. — Old Blue Mountain Fire is now an estimated 99 acres. This is an increase from previous estimates of 60 and 80 acres. Fire officials say the increased estimate comes from better mapping of the fire. Tonight, the fire line is 85 percent complete, and the fire is currently 30 percent contained. … Continue reading »

Level 1 Evacuations- Old Blue Mtn. Fire

NEAR APPLLEGATE, Ore. – A Level 1 evacuation alert is in effect for portions of Humbug Creek Rd. in Jackson County. The evacuation is for all homes on the left fork of Humbug Creek Rd., and addresses 2542 and above on the main fork of Humbug Creek Rd (the dirt portion). A roadblock is in place … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Canal Water Begins To Lower

GOLD HILL, Ore. –  About 400 residents between Gold Hill and Rogue River will have to do without irrigated water for at least the next three weeks. The Gold Hill Irrigation District began a project today that will improve fish passage along the Rogue River. The 14 mile-long irrigation canal will have much of it’s water … Continue reading »

July Complex Uses Out Of State Resources

NEAR SAWYERS BAR, Calif. — While most of the crews brought in to work on the July Complex are from California agencies, some personnel are being brought in from out of state. Brian Leitinger was brought in from Minnesota, and has been working on the fire for more than two weeks. He said he will … Continue reading »

Residents React to Evacuations

NEAR SAWYERS BAR, Calif. — The July Complex is now nearly 30,000 acres, and it continues to threaten homes, cabins, and even whole communities in Northern California. There are currently several mandatory evacuations notices for the communities of Sawyers Bar, Eddy Gulch, Little North Fork, Idlewild, Mule Bridge, Robinson Flat and Whites Gulch areas. In … Continue reading »

Truck Crash Causes I-5 Delays

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore. — For the rest of the day, drivers along I-5 southbound near Gold Hill will be moving through just a single lane. A truck carrying 50,000 glass bottles crashed just after 4 a.m. Friday morning near exit 45. The truck crash initially took up both lanes of traffic. ODOT officials say … Continue reading »

Local Police React To Missouri Riots

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the recent riots in Missouri, local police are sharing their plans if a similar situation should happen in Southern Oregon. Location and demographics are different than in Medford, police say the procedures established in each community are similar. Medford Police has 27 officers who are trained in riot control tactics;17 of … Continue reading »

Central Point Approves Marijuana Tax

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Central Point City Council passed a second reading of an ordinance on Thursday night that will tax medical and recreational marijuana. Even though the mayor and city councilors have made it very clear that they don’t want any form of marijuana anywhere in Central Point. In a unanimous vote, Central … Continue reading »

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