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 »

More Students Move to Online Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kids are returning to school, but that does not always mean a return to the classroom. More students are going to school entirely online from their homes.  The Oregon Connections Academy is one online school offering classes k-12.  Students get their textbooks shipped to them and lesson plans emailed throughout the course … Continue reading »

Wyden Tours Brammo Motorcycle Building

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said he wants lawmakers to show support for alternative energy and electric vehicles, and is using a local company as an example of why. Wyden toured the Brammo headquarters in Talent on Wednesday. The electric motorcycle manufacturer expanded into the former Walmart building late last year. Wyden got … Continue reading »

Oregon Named Top Beer-Producing State

ASHLAND, Ore. – Local breweries are getting national attention, after Oregon was selected as having the best beer in America. The list was put together by the web site Thrillist. The web site listed top breweries from across the state, including Southern Oregon Brewing, Rogue, Deschutes, and Full Sail, and it said no matter where … Continue reading »

Klamath Officer Shot; Suspect At Large

[UPDATE 3:15 PM] The Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy is in stable but critical condition and is being airlifted to Oregon Health and Science University in Portland for treatment. Mazama High School, Triad School, Peterson Elementary and Orson Stearns School are all out of lock down procedures. Teachers and staff are safe. KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — … Continue reading »

Local Fires Not Out Yet, But Contained

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Gulch Fire and Rogue River Drive Fire are still burning but are 100 percent contained. Oregon Department of Forestry crews are still patrolling the areas daily, searching for any leftover hot spots. Brian Ballou with ODF said there is a good chance these fires won’t be out completely until the … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails–Sisson Cold Case Murder

ASHLAND, Ore.–A rather simple gravestone now resting on it’s back in Ashland’s Mountain View cemetery is that of Dr. David Sisson. One of the regions first medical doctors, Sisson arrived in Ashland with his recent bride, Celeste, in 1856. He was welcomed to Ashland Mills… that’s what they called it then… by founder Abel Helman. “Abel … Continue reading »

Couple Weds After Tragic Accident

SELMA, Ore. — High School sweethearts from Selma are an week away from their wedding at Disneyland, but their courtship was anything but a fairy tale. At Illinois Valley High School Larry was an all star in football, track, and wrestling, and in the stands, Kelcie Yeoman the student body vice president, cheering him on. … Continue reading »

City Looks to Improve Parking

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The city of Grants Pass is looking into ways to improve parking options downtown, especially for employees of local businesses. The Parking Task Force was established earlier this year and has been meeting every week for months to look into how the city can improve. Monday, they presented their suggestions to … Continue reading »

Apartment Fire Under Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Fire responded to a fire Tuesday morning and officials said they believe it was caused by a juvenile playing with a lighter. More units came on scene than usual because there were reports of two separate fires in the area at first. When crews arrived there was only one fire, in … Continue reading »

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