People’s Climate March Worldwide

(CNN) — Across the world, climate change protesters want to make this a Sunday to remember. A reported 2,500 marches are planned in 160 countries around the globe. A rally is planned for Vogel Plaza, Medford from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in solidarity with other marches taking place on Sunday. Organizers in New York … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Clear Elementary School Path

WEED, Calif. — Elementary school students use a path every day to get up the hill, to and from school.  When the Boles Fire swept through last week, this path was right in its way and was damaged with debris and fallen trees coming right down onto it.  As school officials have their eye on … Continue reading »

Glacier Breaks Off Mt. Shasta

MT. SHASTA, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is sending deputies to monitor the roads near Mount Shasta after a piece of glacier broke off and started flooding the area. Reports surfaced today of some bridges being overrun with water near the Pilgrim Creek and Mud Creek area. The U.S. Forest Service and California … Continue reading »

A Tiny Miracle Out of the Ash

WEED, Cal. – Bertha Cervantes looks on as a team of family members and firefighters sift through rubble under the setting sun. For hours, the firefighters have been helping her family search the burnt wreckage of their home for surviving valuables, even after many other families have already called it a day. Despite the devastation, … Continue reading »

ODFW Hosts Annual Pheasant Hunt

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Hunting season is right around the corner, and this weekend youth from across our region are getting the chance to perfect their aim and hunt some pheasants. This is all part of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s annual youth pheasant hunt. It is one of the largest in Oregon, … Continue reading »

Boles Fire Now 100% Contained

WEED, Calif. — The Boles Fire is now 100% contained, holding at 479 acres. CAL FIRE reports the Damage Assessment Teams have concluded their inspections and are working with the City and County to produce a final damage inspection report. Excess resources are being released and made available for other incidents as necessary. If you … Continue reading »

Police Caution of Counterfeit Bills

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are cautioning the public about counterfeit bills. Medford Police report seeing a significant increase in counterfeit 50s and 100s. Earlier in September, Medford Police said a man walked into Guitar Center and paid for $2,000 worth of musical instruments and equipment all with fake bills. Store employees didn’t realize the … Continue reading »

Fire Season Longer Than Normal This Year

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Fire experts expect the 2014 fire season to be long and active.  The Oregon Department of Forestry said southern Oregon is looking at a longer than normal fire season. Due to the lack of snow pack fuels are extra dry, and meteorologists said they are not tracking a big rain event … Continue reading »

Hunting Season Looks Promising

MEDFORD, Ore. — Firearm hunting season is just two weeks away, and wildlife personnel say the season is looking good.  The mild winter last year is great news for big game. The warmer temperatures resulted in higher winter survival, meaning more deer, elk, and other animals are roaming the wilderness this fall. The Oregon Department … Continue reading »

Insurers Warn Weed Homeowners of Scams

WEED, Ca. — As homeowners sift through their properties fro items left behind, state insurance officials are on the lookout for scammers. Most residents of Weed have seen nothing but support from their community. But, unfortunately, disasters like this can be an opportunity for some to take advantage of those most affected. State officials said … Continue reading »

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