Landslide Shuts Down Greensprings Hwy

[UPDATE 3:51] – ODOT reports that Highway 66 is reopened. Drivers should continue to use caution. ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation confirmed that Highway 66 is closed to through traffic from mile markers 1 through 14 because of flooding from high water at Emigrant Creek and a landslide covering part of the … Continue reading »

U.S. Closes Yemen Embassy Amid Upheaval

(CNN) — The United States has launched a fresh drone strike on Yemen and closed its embassy to the public, days after the U.S.-backed government crumbled under an uprising from Shiite Houthi rebels. The drone strike — the latest in a long string of them by the Obama administration — is the first since last … Continue reading »

N. Central Ave to Close for Construction

MEDFORD, Ore. — ┬áNorth Central Ave. will be closed from Jackson Street to Second Street on Saturday. September 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. due to construction in the right-of-way. Medford Public Works says, travelers should expect delays associated with this work and are advised to seek alternate routes. Weather conditions or equipment failures … Continue reading »

Shooting Range Temporarily Closed

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A lapse in insurance is forcing the shooting range at the Jackson County Sports Park to temporarily close. The date they’ll re-open is unknown as officials work to get their coverage reinstated or switched to a new provider altogether. Neither the president of the Rogue Valley Shooting Sports Association nor their … Continue reading »

125 Veterans Sick With Norovirus

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Wednesday, veterans could be seen crossing Crater Lake Highway to grab a cup of coffee or go to the convenience store. Along the way, each one was talking about the Norovirus and some even said Wednesday was the first day they were feeling better after first feeling symptoms on Saturday. While … Continue reading »