Fire Burns Home in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath County Fire District No. 1 responded to a house fire Monday with four engines in the 600 block of High St. in Klamath Falls. Fire crews found a 276 square foot home with smoke and flames coming from the front door and window. 23-year old Nathaniel Raphael Immanuel Carrasco-Monaco said he … Continue reading »

Ebola Cases Increase; Vaccine Testing

(CNN) — The Ebola epidemic is worse than thought and spiraling out of control. That’s the warning from the man in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tom Frieden. More than 3,000 cases are confirmed and about half of the infected people have died. “The bottom line is despite tremendous efforts from … Continue reading »

U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff Killed

(CNN) — The ISIS militant group has released a video that appears to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. He had been in captivity for more than a year. On the video, Sotloff is shown speaking to the camera before he is killed, saying he is “Paying the price” for U.S. intervention. The … Continue reading »

Harry & David Bought by 1800Flowers.com

MEDFORD, Ore.– 1800Flowers.com is acquiring all of Harry and David, Inc. According to a statement, Tuesday, this includes the headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facilities and orchards in Medford, the websites, warehouses and distribution facilities, and 47 Harry & David retail stores located throughout the country. The deal also states, the deal will be for $142.5 … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Com. May Reach Communities

HAPPY CAMP, Ore. — The Happy Camp Complex has burned 66,335 acres and is 15 percent contained, but it continues to grow. Happy Camp Complex Fire Officials said in a release early Tuesday morning that there is a fire weather watch in effect from Tuesday evening into Wednesday evening due to a combo of strong … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Holly Theatre

Medford, Ore.– From the very first time the Holly theatre opened its doors in 1930, it’s been a landmark building in Medford. The last 30 years or so though, it’s been more of a silent monument to the days when movies were one of the primary forms of entertainment. Local historian George Kramer observes that, … 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 »

Back to School Shopping Goes Hi-Tech

MEDFORD, Ore. – With Labor Day weekend wrapping up, people are hitting the mall and other retail shops for some last minute back to school shopping. This year though shoppers are not just stocking up the pens, pencils, binders, and the latest name brand clothing, they are stuffing their carts with high-tech gadgets as well. … Continue reading »

Prospect Airport Hosts Helibase

PROSPECT, Ore. — All 4,000 feet of the runway at the  Prospect State Airport are being used by helicopters to aid in the firefight, as they bring both crews and supplies right to the fire line. Helicopters dotted the sky above prospect, constantly returning to the helibase to fill up on supplies before heading right … Continue reading »

Students Seeking Technology For School

MEDFORD, Ore. — People are out and about this Labor Day getting in some last minute back to school shopping done. This year, 37 percent of people at least are browsing online for back to school shopping, according the National Retail Federation, which is more than ever before. Connecting Point in Medford said they are … Continue reading »

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