Veteran Heals with Wine and Friendship

(CNN)– This Memorial Day weekend, Americans across the country are finding ways to honor those who served in our armed forces. This is the story of a wounded veteran who, on his road to recovery, found comfort and healing through a unique friendship, and a shared love of wine.  

President Speaks About VA Hospitals

(CNN) — American’s are remembering the nation’s fallen heroes today. These are the men and women who have given their lives in defense of the nation. There are Memorial day ceremonies happening across the country. President Obama participated in a wreath laying ceremony and delivered a speech at Arlington National Cemetery today. During his remarks … Continue reading »

Clearing Skies for your Memorial Day

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud cover will continue breaking up today, following a cold front passage earlier this morning. Gradually clearing skies will lead to partly-mostly sunny conditions by the afternoon. Temperatures will trend 5-10 degrees cooler than Sunday but this will allow for highs to stay very comfortable in most areas. The Coast will be … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers for Memorial Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION A low pressure system waiting just offshore of British Columbia will slowly begin its descent into our region. It will be pushing a few cold fronts our way. One will be overnight on Sunday allowing for clouds to begin building Sunday afternoon. Light, isolated rain showers will accompany this system. Showers will start … Continue reading »

Local Veteran Surprised by Community

MEDFORD, Ore. — First Sergeant Mike Walker went to Bob Thomas Automotive on Friday night thinking he was picking up his old truck. What he thought was going to be a quick repair of the four-wheel-drive, turned into a community effort to give him so much more. When Walker arrived at the shop, he was … Continue reading »

Local Veterans Honored with Quilts

MEDFORD, Ore. — Quilts of Valor is a national non-profit, made up of volunteers who give their time and energy to make beautiful quilts for service men and women. Friday, 4 southern Oregon veterans received quilts from the local chapter of the foundation. 15 to 20 people make the quilts in our area, and each … Continue reading »

Hot Today & a Few Showers Tomorrow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The heat will peak today and temperatures will trend 5-7 degrees warmer than midweek. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast across the board although with the instability present, cumulus build ups are likely along the Cascades, in the Basin & over Northern California. A pop-up thunderstorm and a few showers are … Continue reading »

Holiday Rains Could Delay Fire Season

MEDFORD, Ore. – What comes as a downer for many holiday vacationers could be a blessing for those open burns. Just a couple weeks ago all signs pointed to an early fire season. Now the same rain causing an early end to camping could mean a later start for that fire season. “A few weeks … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Honors Fallen Soldiers

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — More than a hundred people gathered at the Eagle Point National Cemetery to honor fallen soldiers this Memorial Day. Veteran Emmitt Patterson attended the service to remember his father who served in World War II and his friends who didn’t make it back from Vietnam with him. “It makes me feel good … Continue reading »

Rainy & Cool Memorial Day

Showers fell across the region this afternoon, but most of the shower activity has now moved off to the East. The weather will remain quiet across Southern Oregon through the remainder of the evening, but another system will be moving in come the early morning hours. Rainfall will start along the Coast around 4 a.m. … Continue reading »

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