UO Sexual Assault Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is hosting a forum Monday night on how to prevent sexual assault on campus and also how to support survivors. The forum is open to all students, employees and community members. It will include an update from interim president, Scott Coltrane, on the university’s effort to prevent sexual … Continue reading »

UO Vaccination Clinics Begin Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is preparing for the mass vaccination clinics that start Monday. So far nearly 3,000 students have received the vaccine. The mass clinics are a partnership between Lane County Public Health and the University of Oregon. Students will be able to get the vaccine and bill their insurance directly … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Social Jet Lag

HealthWatch — Monday marks the beginning of “Sleep Awareness Week”. It’s an annual campaign aimed at promoting the importance of sleep. Doctors say there is a phenomenon in the sleep world that’s gaining steam called “Social Jet Jag”. They say it includes a feeling of “Jet Jay” when we sleep in on the weekends, then … Continue reading »

Tips for Protecting Pets in Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — Four dogs were killed in three different house fires in the Rogue Valley in the past week. Animal experts say losing animals in fires sometimes cannot be avoided, but there are some steps pet owners can take to give pets the best chance. First, try to not cage the animals if possible … Continue reading »

Residential Debris Burning Season Starts

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting Sunday. March 1st, residential burning of yard trimmings, leaves and brush is allowed outside of city limits. Fire officials say burns must happen on declared burn days, and people must have a permit on hand.  Anyone who wishes to burn must also make sure it is a designated burn day. That can … Continue reading »

Facebook Group Hosts Clean Up Event

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford woman is using the power of Facebook to help clean up her community. Two months ago, Brooke DeBore and her friend were jogging down Biddle and noticed a large amount of trash along the side of the roadway. This inspired her to pick up trash on her next run. She … Continue reading »

Ski Events at Mt. Ashland

MT ASHLAND, Ore. — Mount Ashland hosted two events bringing people up on the mountain this weekend. Sunday marked day two of the Keiser Cup, in memory of outdoor enthusiast and ski racer Mark Keiser. In the late 1990’s, Keiser died from a work related accident. This weekend serves as a way to remember him … Continue reading »

Businesses Hold Fundraiser for Family

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It’s a tragic situation that has caught the attention of not only community members, but local businesses as well. They say they’re hoping to help the Hudson family through donations in this time of need. A tragedy that has torn apart a family is now bringing a community together. “It’s a tragic, … Continue reading »

Facebook Fight Ends In Teen Death

(CNN) — An Alabama community is in shock after a spat between teenagers online ends in a deadly shooting in a park. Police say a 14-year-old girl is dead and two other people are wounded. Detectives say it all started three weeks ago after the girls had a disagreement on Facebook. They then agreed to … Continue reading »

Fire Shuts Down Disneyland’s Small World

(CNN) – Flames erupted near a popular attraction at Disneyland in California on Saturday night. The fire caused park officials to shut down the “It’s A Small World” ride while firefighters handled the fire. The ride reopened later in the evening. A Disneyland spokeswoman says the fire started in a backstage area near the “It’s … Continue reading »

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