Medford Hires Emergency Manager

MEDFORD, Ore. —     The newest addition to the city of Medford staff wants to help the city better prepare for an emergency. Larry Masterman recently became the city’s first Emergency Management Coordinator. His department will work to help city services and the community improve their response to emergencies or disasters like earthquakes, wildfires or major … Continue reading »

Oregon Residents Prepare for Earthquake

BROOKINGS, Ore. — Experts say the Southern Oregon coast may be overdue for a devastating earthquake. Yesterday Curry County residents met in Brookings for the Tsunami Road Show, a statewide disaster preparation class to learn what impact a natural disaster could have, and how to survive its after-effects. The earthquake risk comes from an offshore … Continue reading »