Rain Pours on Onion Mountain Fire

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rain continues to fall on the Onion  Mountain Fire and the National Weather Service in Medford estimates the amount of rain that has fallen in the past day is equivalent to 20,000 bucket drops. Containment is officially listed at 80% but fire officials believe the end has come. “This rain, it … Continue reading »

Bank Robber Pedals Away on Green Bike

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police reported at 2:24 p.m. Wednesday, they responded to a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank at 1242 Court Street. The suspect threatened he had a handgun and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. He’s described as a white male in his 50s, 6’0”, grey hair, and had a … Continue reading »

Burned Areas at Risk of Flash Flooding

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ca. — Crews and equipment were pulled out of the Happy Camp Complex over the past few days to prepare for rain and flooding. Even though crews are not actively working on the burned areas, they are monitoring the rain. It rained consistently at the Happy Camp Complex Tuesday. Rain was running down … Continue reading »

Man Arrested on Meth Charges

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– A month long investigation led to an arrest, thousands in cash, and drugs off the streets of Southern Oregon. Last Friday, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team said they served a search warrant at a home on Sams Valley Road in Central Point. They said Michael Rivera-Sears was not there … Continue reading »

Bee Hive in Talent Moving From Downtown

TALENT, Ore. — Several agencies helped to remove a giant hive filled with thousands of bees from a power line in a neighborhood. Just last month the City of Talent was officially designated the second “Bee City” in the country. With that title, the city has a responsibility to create sustainable habitats for pollinators. On Wednesday, … Continue reading »

Child Rapist Gets 150 Months in Prison

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– A man who raped two women as children will spend twelve and a half years in prison. District Attorney Rob Patridge said William D’Orazio plead no contest to one count of Rape in the First Degree and one count of Rape in the Second Degree. Patridge said the women came forward as … Continue reading »

Weed HS Returns for Emotional First Day

WEED, Calif. –  The students of Weed High School are finally returning to class this week, eight days after a fire ripped through their town. Many of the students are still dealing with the devastation of the Boles fire, but many said they were thankful to be back. Tuesday, students and administrators said, was a day of grief, … Continue reading »

Deadly Officer Involved Shootings Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. — Deadly officer involved shootings are on the rise. Just this year, 35 have already been killed in the line of duty. This is 46 percent increase from previous years. Police said there is no apparent reason for the increase. In southern Oregon, there have been five officer involved shootings since January. While … Continue reading »

Day of Giving Donations to Weed

MEDFORD, Ore. — Southern Oregonians donated 57 large bins worth of food, cleaning supplies, and household items to victims of the Boles Fire Monday. A truck load of boxes filled with supplies made it’s way to Weed Tuesday. The donations in the boxes that went out Tuesday morning were mainly focused on providing immediate needs. Contents … Continue reading »

Dr. Shumate Visits All 19 Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Medford superintendent is spending a day in each of the 19 Medford schools, as part of an effort to familiarize himself with the district. On Tuesday, Dr. Brian Shumate took a tour of Hedrick Middle School, talked to students, and met teachers.  This is the fourth school visit for Shumate … Continue reading »

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