Two Suspicious Grass Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — Investigators say two fires sparked Saturday late evening and are considered suspicious. Both were about a fourth of an acre. Medford Fire and Rescue teams say both were near the Greenway along I-5. Traffic was slowed for a short time, but both fires were contained quickly. A fire investigator will return to … Continue reading »

Oklahoma Family Featured in Daedulus

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Daedalus Project is wrapping up Monday with Sunday night being the final day for the film festival portion of the fundraiser. One of the films airing, tells the story of a 19-year-old HIV positive man, who takes his life.  The family of this man was in town over the weekend.  They … Continue reading »

Heat Lamp Leads to Structure Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Fire Department says their new engines responded to their first call on Sunday morning at a fire on Idaho Street. At around 7:39 a.m., firefighters responded to a home full of smoke on Idaho Street . Ashland Fire reports a heat lamp apparently fell from a pet lizard’s cage and lit the … Continue reading »

Rogue River Competition Draws Crowd

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore. — Thrill seekers spent the day rushing through the Powerhouse Rapids on a course designed by Olympic gold medalist, Oliver Fix for the King of the Rogue event Saturday. Hundreds of spectators packed the banks of the river to watch as rafting teams, kayakers and paddle boarders plunged down the water … Continue reading »

Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Problem

NEAR BEAVER CREEK, Ore. — Beaver Fire officials confirm a firefighter working on the lines, suffering from cardiac problems was transported to a Medford hospital on Saturday evening. Information officers say the crew member was not injured, but having cardiac issues. Medical emergency crews transported the firefighter by flight, leaving from the Oak Knoll Ranger … Continue reading »

Power Outage Impacts Thousands

MEDFORD, Ore. — Pacific Power reports thousands of people were without electricity in south Medford on Saturday. Fred Meyer officials say the gas pumps had to shut down and customers couldn’t buy frozen food because of the outage. The store was able to remain open using a generator. The store first lost power at about … Continue reading »

Last Day at the Josephine County Fair

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Sunday is the final day to head out the Josephine County Fair.  With this being the one-hundredth year, fair officials said they are seeing more people come out to celebrate. “It was a little sparse last year for the fair… we had about 72,000 people I believe it was… and this … Continue reading »

New Skate Park in Cave Junction

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Cave Junction Skate Park officially opened in Jubilee Park. The skate park is expected to help the town and citizens by giving kids something to do and keeping them off the streets. The park is open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. All different types of wheels are welcome, … Continue reading »

Teens Stranded by Greyhound

MEDFORD, Ore., — Two teens were left stranded in an unfamiliar place by a big name bus company. A pair of Eugene parents says Greyhound left their kids to fend for themselves, after the company overbooked their bus. The situation probably sounds a nightmare all parents have had. Adam and June Kinch say they had … 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 »

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