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 »

Evacuations Expand on Happy Camp Complex

[UPDATE 1:30 P.M.] Mandatory evacuations are in place for Scott River Rd. from Bridge Flat to the intersection of HWY 96, all areas south of HWY 96 between Scott River Rd. and Grider Creek and all areas south of HWY 96 from Seiad Valley down river to Cade Summit. An evacuation advisory is in place … Continue reading »

Community Support For Injured Deputy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls community has stepped up to support the injured deputy and his family as he recovers. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber was injured in the line of duty after he was shot twice on Wednesday morning. Several organizations and individuals have put together fundraisers, and bank accounts for … Continue reading »

Neighbor Helps Injured Sheriff’s Deputy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –  When Deputy Jason Weber was shot down on Bisbee Street on Wednesday morning, Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah quickly rushed to the scene. “I saw a citizen out there with a towel, wrapped around him. I don’t even know what the guys name was. I know where he lives and I’m going to … Continue reading »

New Details Emerge in Officer Shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – It has been a whirlwind few hours in the investigation into Wednesday’s officer shooting in Klamath Falls. On Thursday morning two suspects were arrested for their alleged involvement in the incident, and a third was later taken into custody for undisclosed charges. According to early evidence, Deputy Jason Weber was shot … Continue reading »

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