Talent Dispensary Focused On Going Green

TALENT, Ore — A medical marijuana dispensary focused on “going green” is up and running in the Rogue Valley. For the last five weeks, Talent Health club has been working with patients at their store on South Pacific Highway. The shop is one of three Rogue Valley dispensaries with city and state certification that are open, … Continue reading »

ODF Dispatch Severe Weather Preparations

CENTRAL POINT, Ore –Oregon Department of Forestry Dispatch center tracks the lightning storms all over Southern Oregon and Northern California from a room in Central Point. Dispatchers use a variety of computer weather programs to plot and map the strikes. That information is used to compare to strikes and fires seen by field teams, lookouts, and those … Continue reading »

Thuderstorm Moves Through Ashland

Medford, Ore – A thunderstorm packing heavy rain passed through Ashland at about 8:30pm Tuesday night. Two lighting started fires are being investigated. One of the fires is near the reservoir and the other is on Mt. Ashland. The storm is moving out of the Ashland area.

Non-Profit Pleads Guilty

ASHLAND, Ore.– An Ashland based non-profit, believed to have ties to terrorism, was convicted in court, Tuesday. Haramain Islamic Foundation pleaded guilty in district court. The conviction is for filing a false tax return with the IRS. The conviction stems back from a 150,000 dollar donation moved through the foundation to it’s parent organization in … Continue reading »

Governors Call for Wildfire Funding

WASHINGTON D.C., Wash– Oregon, Washington, and California Governors are teaming up to call for more wildfire support. They are pushing for the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act. It will give the U.S. Forest Service access to emergency funding for suppression and other programs aimed at reducing wildfire risks. The governors said right now the Forest Service … Continue reading »

Launch Fire Causes Campsite Evacuation

[UPDATE: 6:52p.m.] South Central Oregon Fire Management leaders said fire crews are being pulled off the fire lines because of lighting. They said as soon as the situation becomes safe again, the crews will move back in. Fire Management officials said they don’t expect it to grow too much more at this time. There is … Continue reading »

Crews Battling Reeves Creek Fire

SELMA, Ore. – Crews continued to battle a large wildfire burning near Lake Selmac on Tuesday, but told homeowners to be ready to leave if the situation gets worse. The Reeves Creek Fire was first reported Monday night, and has burned about 230 acres in an area near Reeves Creek Road and Highway 199. No … Continue reading »

“Batkid Begins” Movie in-the-Making

TULELAKE, Cal. —   A northern California boy became the world-famous “batkid” last year.  Now, he is in the spotlight again. A movie producer is making a documentary about 5 year old Miles Scott, his battle with leukemia, and the world’s effort to grant his wish of becoming Batkid. Filmmaker Dana Nachman says “Batkid Begins” … Continue reading »

Level 1 Evacuation Notice Put Out

SELMA, Ore. — The Reeves Creek Fire burning near Lake Selmac in Josephine County is now causing a concern for additional homes in that area. In addition to Reeves Creek Rd. remaining closed, due to potential fire behavior from the Reeves Creek Rd. Fire, a Level 1 Evacuation of residents on Wild Park Ln.(off Hwy … Continue reading »

Search Continues For Shady Cove Man

SHADY COVE, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office released new images of 57-year old Dwain Hodge Tuesday. Hodge was last seen on Thursday, July 10, 2014 when he was camping with family near West Fork Trail Creek Rd. and Highway 227. According to family members, Hodge left for a walk and never returned. The … Continue reading »

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