Pilots Fly State-to-State for Awareness

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two veteran pilots will attempt to raise public awareness by flying to all state capitals in the lower 48 states, and Alaska. Their goal is to bring attention to smaller “municipal” airports that contribute as vital assets for their cities, and can also provide a gateway for upping tourism in that area. … Continue reading »

Suspects in Custody After Shooting

    [UPDATE 12:24 PM] There are now 3 people in custody related to the shooting of a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy on Wednesday. Christopher Holmgren was arrested Wednesday for violating his probation because he was associating with felons, who may or may not have been Karey Pascoe and William Parkerson, the other two suspects … Continue reading »

Fund Set up for Injured Officer

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — As Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber receives treatment in Portland for a gunshot to the face and side,the Klamath County Peace Officers Association has opened a bank account in Deputy Weber’s name to give the public a way of supporting the family after the shooting. Donations to help with Deputy … Continue reading »

Air Quality Could Fall From 790 Fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Air quality is suffering due to the Wildland Fire 790. Levels could potentially reach unhealthly levels and Public health officials encourage residents to take precautions. Areas that are affected are the Klamath Basin, especially Chiloquin and Rocky Point. The fire is not contained and due to variations in the wind, hourly … Continue reading »

Citizens’ Review Opposes GMO Labeling

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The statewide debate about labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms might not end on the same side as the local elections. A recent citizens’ review polled 20 random voters for their recommendations on measures in the election this fall. The panel found that labels required by measure 92 would not give … Continue reading »

Online Classes Get Ready to Start

MEDFORD, Ore. — In just a matter of days, kids across the Rogue Valley will head back to the classroom, but some students will head back to school, without ever leaving the house. They are going to school entirely online. The Connections Academy is one online school offering classes K through 12. Students get their … Continue reading »

SOU Adopts Greenhouse Reduction Program

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University is participating in a greenhouse reduction credit program. The university sells what is called “Carbon Credits” to companies like Chevrolet in exchange for funding for sustainable improvement projects on campus. SOU first discovered the program last year at a conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Now it’s encouraging students to turn … Continue reading »

Witnesses Shaken by Deputy Shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Several law enforcement agencies are looking for the man who shot one of their own on a street outside Klamath Falls. They have a person of interest but aren’t calling a him suspect. Law enforcement officials say the incident happened just before noon on Wednesday, after the deputy pulled over a vehicle for … Continue reading »

Two Cars Total Loses After Driveway Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. — A car fire was spotted  in a driveway in the 300 block of Oxford Street in Ashland on Wednesday night. The car on fire was spotted by a passer by who tried alert the home owners but they did not come to the door. That person then alerted the neighbors next door and … Continue reading »

Wildfires Are Contained But Not Out

MEDFORD, Ore. – Wildfires are still burning in our area more than a month after most of the big ones started. The Oregon Gulch Fire and the Rogue River Drive Fire are now 100 percent contained.  However, Oregon Department of Forestry crews are still monitoring the area.  They are through the fires on a daily … Continue reading »

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