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 »

Klamath Citizens Be Aware of Scammers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Over the past few weeks the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has fielded multiple calls from citizens regarding being scammed or defrauded, according to a press release sent out Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office said all potential suspects have been located out of state. The persons trying to deceive the citizens do so … 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 »

Man Facing DUII Charges After Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — A White City man is facing a DUII charge following Monday evening’s injury crossover crash on Interstate 5 in Medford. On Monday night, at about 8:30 p.m., Robert Piland, 45, from White City was driving a Chevy Tahoe northbound on I-5 near milepost 30 when it traveled over the center median into … Continue reading »

MaryJane’s Attic Re-Opens in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — MaryJane’s Attic is re-opening Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. after being closed down for months. The owner, Marlene Nuckols, said she was allowed to reapply for her Medford business license on Friday, July 18th and immediately did so. She got the call last Friday that it had been approved. The Attic portion of … Continue reading »

Apple Moves to Expand Radio Service

(CNN) — Apple is making moves to expand its radio service. The company is reportedly close to buying “Swell,” an APP that streams talk radio. According to technology website “Re/Code,” the deal is worth about $30 million. Swell did not confirm the Apple deal specifically, CNN reports. But, its parent company revealed in a statement … Continue reading »

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