Happy Camp Elementary Delays Start

HAPPY CAMP, Ca. — Happy Camp Elementary School is delaying start Thursday due to poor air quality. The school was supposed to kick off the school year Thursday, Aug. 21 but has delayed it until Monday, Aug. 25 at 8:00 a.m. By Monday, the classrooms will be equipped with air purifiers. Happy Camp Elemetary Principal … Continue reading »

Flight from Brookings Crashes, Kills 1

PETALUMA, Calif. — A man died in a plane crash shortly after leaving the Brookings Airport, Monday night. Airport officials say the Redwood City, California man was heading to San Carlos, Calif.  The FAA said around 9:30p.m, the pilot reported engine troubles and said he would try to make it to Gnoss Field in Novato. Shortly after … Continue reading »

Woman Sets Husband on Fire

(CNN) — A Mt. Angel woman is charged with attempted murder after she told police she set fire to her husband over an argument. Police said 45-year old Toddi Bork confronted her husband over spraying for weeds. She was apparently upset because her dogs could have gotten sick from the chemicals. According to court documents, … Continue reading »

Trenton Nowak’s Family Remembers Him

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — We first met Trenton Nowak three weeks ago. He was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor in June and given six months to live. He lost the battle just two months later on Sunday, August 17. “Really hectic and sad and overwhelming. We’re just trying to keep it together and get … Continue reading »

Paddle Oregon 2014 Takes Off

CORVALLIS, Ore. –   A week-long trip down the Willamette River is officially underway for about 200 paddlers who will be learning about the river’s ecology, history, and its importance to Native American culture. Hundreds of canoeists and kayakers are paddling 98 miles in five days, from Corvallis to Canby. Paddle Oregon 2014 is an annual … Continue reading »

Residents React to Evacuations

NEAR SAWYERS BAR, Calif. — The July Complex is now nearly 30,000 acres, and it continues to threaten homes, cabins, and even whole communities in Northern California. There are currently several mandatory evacuations notices for the communities of Sawyers Bar, Eddy Gulch, Little North Fork, Idlewild, Mule Bridge, Robinson Flat and Whites Gulch areas. In … Continue reading »

Evacuations Lifted at Beaver Fire

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif.– The weather helped crews get a better handle on the Beaver Fire.  All mandatory evacuations and advisories have now been lifted and Highway 96 is now open. The Beaver Fire is currently estimated to be 32,283 acres and 60 percent contained. This lightning-caused fire started July 30, 2014 and is located on the … Continue reading »

Eugene Addresses Police Profiling

By Jessica Debbas EUGENE, Ore. — Overnight chaos escalated on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. The city continues to be the scene of nightly protests after the death of a teenager, Michael Brown. The unarmed 18-year-old was killed by police during a confrontation Saturday, and the arrests of protesters and several journalists is only fueling the … Continue reading »

July Complex Communities Concerned

NEAR SAWYERS BAR, Calif. — People who live around the July Complex say they are worried their entire community could be lost. Several homes around Sawyers Bar are being threatened, many of which are historical homes that have been around for a hundred years. People also say there aren’t enough resources to help families that … Continue reading »

Mom Arrested, Child Returned to Dad

MEDFORD, Ore. –  After being missing for nearly a year, a little boy is being reunited with his dad.  U.S. Marshals, Jackson County Sheriff’s Officers, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Human Services and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives all worked together to arrest the woman. Police have been looking for 31 … Continue reading »

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