Reuniting the Animals of Weed

WEED, Calif. — The few surviving mementos aren’t the only thing to come from the ashes. In the early morning hours, during news coverage, two of our team members found an 11 week-old kitten hiding under a pile of debris. Her paws were scorched and she was very hungry and thirsty. NewsWatch 12 brought the … Continue reading »

Summer-Like Before the Start of Fall

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The cooler weather from Thursday didn’t last long. High pressure will slide in today, as a “rex block” sits over the West. This pattern in the jet stream brings offshore winds to the coast, enhancing the Chetco Effect and warming up all coastal communities. Inland, this means hot and dry weather returns. … Continue reading »

Some Evacuations Lifted For Onion Mtn.

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Onion Mountain Fire is holding steady at 4,077 acres at 20 percent contained.  Fire crews said the fire is 100 percent lined, but with more hot dry weather ahead, they are not ruling out the chance the fire spreading again. As of Friday morning, evacuation levels have been removed … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Zaruba Anderson

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For the last few years, Priscilla Anderson coached her daughter Zaruba in cross country. “When I realized I loved it so much and my kids saw me doing it and wanting to go out a little bit, I thought, ‘well, we’ll try,’” Priscilla said. “And yeah, about four years ago, I … Continue reading »

Mostly Sunny and Warmer For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain showers ended around the area sooner than anticipated, and the clouds began to break throughout the afternoon Thursday.  That afternoon sunshine will continue for Friday after a few clouds move through Thursday night.  Over the past couple of days, measurable rain did fall in some locations, but from about I-5 eastward, rainfall … Continue reading »

Northern California Communities Pitch In

WEED, Calif. — Northern California communities pitch in. More than a thousand homes were initially threatened by the Boles Fire. Now Northern California communities nearby Weed are banding together to help close to 150 families who have nothing left to return to. Some students say from the moment they heard the boles fire destroyed more … Continue reading »

Boles Fire Community Meeting

WEED, Calif. – CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4 in conjunction with the cooperating agencies on the Boles Fire will be hosting a community meeting in Weed, CA. Representatives from the agencies managing the incident will provide an operational briefing and be available for questions.The meeting will begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the College … Continue reading »

Plans Set for Roseburg Mill Employees

WEED, Calif. — Employees at the Roseburg Lumber Mill are learning their fate today. This morning, the company held a team meeting for all of those affected by the fire. On Monday the 22nd, around 60 workers will head to Oregon temporarily. They’ll get compensated for whichever of the two jobs pays more. A few … Continue reading »

Donations to Weed are Overflowing

WEED, Calif. — There has been an out-pour of donations for victims of the Boles Fire, but now the amount of donated supplies is overflowing beyond the walls of the storage space available. Many community members are sending trucks full of clothes, food and other supplies to help out people who are displaced. Various buildings … Continue reading »

Firefighters Discuss Recovery

WEED, Calif. — Firefighters continue to scour the neighborhoods destroyed in the Boles Fire for signs of human life. Today search teams sent dogs through the wreckage trained in detecting human scent. The fire burned so hot that there isn’t even much rubble left, only ash. Despite that, canine teams have swept through each of … Continue reading »

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