Earthquake Forum Prepares Residents

MEDFORD, Ore. — Experts say a major earthquake could cripple southern Oregon, so they want people to begin preparing now, in case the big one hits in the near future. Jackson County Emergency Management hosted an earthquake preparedness event Thursday afternoon. The event showed visitors the kind of damage that could happen during a large … Continue reading »

Agencies Prepare for “The Big One”

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Several agencies are coming together to help prepare people for the so-called “big one.”  That’s the earthquake experts believe is overdue in the Pacific Northwest. Studies show an earthquake has hit our area every 300 – 350 years.  It’s been 310 years since the last one.  That’s why the Illinois Valley … Continue reading »