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 »

Business Slow on Memorial Day Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. – Vacationers up and down the Rogue Valley are enjoying their long weekend, but downtown restaurants and bars say that isn’t exactly good for business. Memorial Day weekend is the first big weekend for camping. That means campgrounds like Emigrant Lake are nearly full and downtown is empty. Places like Elements Tapas Bar … Continue reading »

Wet & Cool Holiday Weekend

A longwave trough is currently over the Pacific Northwest. A shortwave, or weaker disturbance, is now beginning to move inland, sparking up some showers across the viewing area. These showers are going to continue tomorrow, and gradually diminish from west to east as the whole system pushes into the Intermountain West. We will see a … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Events

There are plenty of events to fill your Monday in memorial of fallen soldiers. Central Point 9 a.m. Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial Don Jones City Park In Central Point, Representative Greg Walden will be at the Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial. This ceremony starts at 9 a.m. at Don Jones City Park. Representative Greg … Continue reading »