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 »

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 »

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