Double Fatal Crash On Highway 99

JUNCTION CITY, Ore.  – Oregon State Police continue to investigate a double fatal vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 99 near Milliron Road this morning. Preliminary investigation indicates that shortly before 7:00 A.M., this morning, a red, 1991 Ford Explorer, driven by Jacob W. Harper Leonard (29) of Junction City, was northbound on Hwy. 99 … Continue reading »

HWY 99 Open After Fatal Corvallis Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. (KEZI) — Highway 99 West has re-opened after a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian. Corvallis Police say the crash happened just before 6:00 pm Sunday night between NE Circle Blvd. and NW Buchanan Ave. Police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian. When officers arrived on scene, they say the pedestrian was dead, and … Continue reading »

Proposed Improvements to Highway 99

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Department of Transportation planners are hoping to facilitate some big changes along highway 99 in the next several years. At an open house on Thursday, the public got a first look at some proposed improvements along the highway between North Ashland and South Medford. One of those changes, and perhaps the most … Continue reading »

Pipeline Crews Restricted To Night Shift

ASHLAND, Ore. — The pipeline that currently connects Talent and Phoenix to Medford Water District, will soon have another piece with its final connection to Ashland. Crews have been working on the pipeline from Talent to Ashland along Highway 99 for the last several months. Now that they have made it to South Valley View … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Victim Honored at Race Track

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A Central Point man who died in a motorcycle crash is being honored at a place that is not only special to him but to dozens of his family members. Billy Hammon has been a racer for eight years and he often competed at the Southern Oregon Speedway. “He was known out there … Continue reading »