4th Fatal Traffic Crash During Holiday

LEBANON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating an early morning single vehicle fatal traffic crash Monday along HWY 34 near Denny School Rd. west of Lebanon. Oregon State Police is reporting that this was the fourth fatal traffic crash investigated by OSP troopers that has resulted in the death of five people during the … Continue reading »

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A crash along Highway 138E about 22 miles east of Glide near Dry Creek in Douglas County took the life of two people on a motorcycle. According to the Oregon State Police Sgt. Matt Bowersox, on Sunday at about 3:00 p.m. a 2003 Harley Davidson driven by Scotty Schull, 47 of … Continue reading »

Happy Camp to Hold Community Meeting

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. – Happy Camp community leaders will hold a meeting today, August 30th at 7:00 p.m. to present information and answer questions about the fires in the Happy Camp Complex.  The meeting will be held at the Karuk Tribe Senior Nutrition Center. This meeting will feature Incident Management team members and also representatives … Continue reading »

Temporary Closures Due to Siskiyou Fires

YREKA, Calif. – As the fire complexes continue to burn in Western Siskiyou County, more areas become affected. Many mandatory evacuations have been put into place. With those evacuations, comes closures of roads, campgrounds and trails, including portions of the PCT. These closures are meant to protect the safety of the public during the suppression … Continue reading »

Oregon House Selects Acting Chief Clerk

SALEM, Ore. — Timothy Sekerak was selected by The Oregon House of Representatives to serve as acting Chief Clerk of the house. Sekerak comes to the Oregon house after serving 13 years as house council for Washington State House of Representatives. While in term, in Washington, he provided nonpartisan legal support and advice to house … Continue reading »

Reckless Driver Call Leads to Arrest

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – A 29-year old man was arrested Thursday after calls came in to Oregon State Police that there was a vehicle driving recklessly on I-5. Logan Mitchell Hansen was taken into custody after he fled the stolen vehicle on foot and was found several minutes later. OSP found the vehicle abandoned on the … Continue reading »

Mt. Bachelor Season Pass Price Announced

BEND, Ore. – Mount Bachelor has announced the season pass ticket pricing for the 2014-2015 ski and snowboard season. There are also new “perks” to season pass ownership. Season pass rates purchased before September 30 are priced at $869 for adults. Young Adult (ages 19-26) pass prices will be $399; Teen (13-18) and Senior 70+ … Continue reading »

Oregon Spotted Frog Now Endangered

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that the Oregon Spotted Frog will be protected as an endangered species. This will fall under the Endangered Species Act. Both Oregon and Washington populations will be listed as threatened. The range for the species extends from British Columbia, down to the Klamath … Continue reading »

Athlete Must Choose: God or Football

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon college athlete is fighting to stay on his team after he says his coach forced him to choose between religion and football. Vincent Johnson plays for the Portland State football team, but he hasn’t played since the Spring when he went to his coach with a problem. According to Johnson he … Continue reading »

More Evacuations On Happy Camp Complex

Medford, Ore. — Due to increased fire activity with long-range spotting of the Faulkstein Fire to the northeast, Incident Commanders have advised the Siskiyou County Sheriff and Siskiyou Office of Emergency Services of the need to initiate evacuations.   Effective immediately, the following areas will be under evacuation orders: Mandatory Evacuation are in place for: … Continue reading »

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