Happy Camp Complex Hits 57,000 Acres

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The Happy Camp Complex is exploding in size, growing from under 45,000 acres to 57,722 since Friday. Nearly 2,000 firefighters continue to battle that blaze just outside of Happy Camp, CA. On Friday evening the Faulkstein fire saw significant activity, with shifting winds shooting embers from the main body of the … Continue reading »

Arrest Made After Neighborhood Chaos

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies made an arrest Saturday morning after neighbors reported a man trying to ram his car into a house. Neighbors on the 100 block of Vashti Way in Medford called for help from law enforcement. Deputies on the scene say the man got into an argument with his stepson and was … 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 »

No Labor Day Weekend Impacts on Rafting

SHADY COVE, Ore. — There are still many places and ways to enjoy the three day weekend and warm weather, but some raft rental stores say they expect a lull this weekend. Owners of raft and paddleboard rental shops in shady cove say the big wave of customers has already passed. They say that’s not … Continue reading »

Scooper Planes Force Lake Restrictions

LOST CREEK LAKE, Ore. – People living near the lake had a good view of planes skimming the water this week. That’s because Lost Creek Lake isn’t just being used as a vacation spot this Labor Day weekend, it’s also being used to help fight fires. The planes scooping water from the lake this week are a … Continue reading »

Pot Law Unlikely to Cause DUII’s

MEDFORD, Ore. – Law enforcers around the state are getting ready for recreational marijuana on the ballot. But while the law could bring a lot of changes, local police say impaired driving likely wouldn’t be one of them. Unlike alcohol, marijuana can’t be detected by an easy breathalyzer test. Police rely on standard impairment tests, … Continue reading »

MPD Targets Pedestrian Safety

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police conducted a Pedestrian Safety Enforcement on Friday to help raise awareness. Between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Police set up at the intersection of Table Rock Road and Mace Road and the operation targeted drivers who failed to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in an unmarked crosswalk. … Continue reading »

Klamath Shooting Suspects in Court

  KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The suspects accused of shooting and trying to kill a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy are making their first court appearances. William Parkerson and Kasey Pascoe appeared for arraignment Friday afternoon, the first brief glimpse of the suspects since the shooting on Wednesday. The two are charged with Aggravated Attempted Murder with … Continue reading »

Local Woman Charged in Gold Beach

GOLD BEACH, Ore. — A political figure in Curry County has been arrested for Aggravated Theft in the First Degree. In June of 2014 board members of the Gold Beach Senior Center discovered some financial irregularities which prompted an internal review of the centers records and an investigation by the Gold Beach Police Department and … Continue reading »

SOU Launches New Degree Program

MEDFORD, Ore. – Southern Oregon is launching a new degree program at its Medford campus, in order to keep up with the emerging needs of the region. The Innovative Leadership Program (INL) bring together five different academic disciplines to deliver specific skills and competencies most desired in a college graduate. “We are sharpening our focus,” … Continue reading »

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