Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

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  1. Weed Elementary Hopes To Re-Open Tuesday — September 17, 2014
  2. Smokey; Poor Air Quality in Weed, Ca — September 17, 2014
  3. Red Cross Shelters Help Fire Victims — September 17, 2014
  4. Boles Fire Evacuations Update — September 15, 2014
  5. Truck Hits Man After Accused Trespassing — September 15, 2014

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Communities Evaluate Summer Water Usage

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a summer plagued by drought, the Medford Water Commission is taking a first look at summer water usage for this year. The agency says the city used noticeably less water than average, after highlighting drought conditions in notices and newsletters. The commission says it expected the community to use more than … Continue reading »

Schools Target Parent Involvement

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford schools have been in session for about a week, and the new superintendent has put emphasis on children finding their place in school. Dr. Brian Shumate also says every parent should have a place as well. In an open letter to parents from Shumate, he said, “It’s all part of our … Continue reading »

OLCC Looks At Marijuana Taxes

MEDFORD, Ore. – Measure 91 is a controversial topic on the November ballot, one which could cost the state, and bring in money. If recreational pot is legalized, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) will be in charge or taxing it. In Colorado, the recreational marijuana taxing process has not been nearly as successful as state … Continue reading »

District Trains Kids in Active Shooters

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — This year, teachers are using unique methods like picture books to teach kids tools for active shooter scenarios. The program is called ALICE training. ALICE stands for Alert, Lock down, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. Administrators and teachers were trained in active shooter scenarios over the summer. Now they are going to be passing … Continue reading »

New Evacuations for Happy Camp Complex

HAPPY CAMP, Ore.– The fire burning at the Happy Camp Complex jumped the Klamath River and is within just a couple miles of hundreds of homes. Fire officials said they expected fire activity to get worse with increasing winds and dry fuels. Now their mission is to protect the 695 homes people are living in, and … Continue reading »

DC-10′s Fight Local Fires Out of MFR

MEDFORD, Ore. — The largest air tankers in the country were both at the Medford Air Tanker base on Monday as they fought the fast-growing Happy Camp Complex. While these tankers are top of the line for fire resources. Fire officials say they are also not cheap. Each flight costs about about 38,000 dollars, 25,000 … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex 62,000 Acres

NEAR SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — The fires in Northern California continue to grow with the Happy Camp Complex expanding roughly 4500 acres overnight More than 2000 firefighters on the complex still have a big job ahead of them. On Friday, erratic winds hurled smoke and embers into the air and helped the fires grow by about … Continue reading »

790 Fire Brings In More Resources

NEAR PROSPECT, Ore. — As most people head into a long labor day weekend, fire crews working away setting up a new camp and bringing in more personnel. The fire is now nearly 2300 acres, and is burning forest land about half way between Crater Lake and Mt. McLoughlin. The U.S. Forest Service says the … Continue reading »

Community Support For Injured Deputy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls community has stepped up to support the injured deputy and his family as he recovers. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber was injured in the line of duty after he was shot twice on Wednesday morning. Several organizations and individuals have put together fundraisers, and bank accounts for … Continue reading »

Neighbor Helps Injured Sheriff’s Deputy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –  When Deputy Jason Weber was shot down on Bisbee Street on Wednesday morning, Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah quickly rushed to the scene. “I saw a citizen out there with a towel, wrapped around him. I don’t even know what the guys name was. I know where he lives and I’m going to … Continue reading »

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