Veterans Feel Silenced After VA Meeting

WHITE CITY, Ore. — ¬†Veterans are dissatisfied after the White City VA promised an open public forum Friday night, but restricted their ability to speak. Residents at the facility were prevented from talking to media or even home videographers unless they signed a waiver. However, waivers were not brought to the meeting in the first … Continue reading »

Officials Censor White City VA Town Hall

WHITE CITY, Ore. – The town halls were designed to give veterans the opportunity to stand up to a panel and voice whatever questions or frustrations they have with their local Veterans Affairs facilities. “They come back my cousin committed suicide a year ago and he was a veteran. A young boy at that. You … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Guessing Game

With just eight days to go to my due date – I’m getting anxious for this baby to arrive! My co-workers are having a little fun with it, placing their bets on when baby #2 will arrive and how much he’ll weigh. You can take part, by guessing which one of my colleagues has the … Continue reading »

Rain Pours on Onion Mountain Fire

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rain continues to fall on the Onion¬† Mountain Fire and the National Weather Service in Medford estimates the amount of rain that has fallen in the past day is equivalent to 20,000 bucket drops. Containment is officially listed at 80% but fire officials believe the end has come. “This rain, it … Continue reading »

Burn Areas At Risk For Flash Flooding

MEDFORD, Ore. — The intense fire season paired with rainstorms moving into the area could be a danger to communities near burn areas. The fires have stripped the ground of any grass and plants, only leaving ash and debris in their place. With loose ground, flash floods are more likely to happen. The Oregon Bureau … Continue reading »

Sen. Wyden Visits Onion Mt. Fire

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Onion Mountain Fire is holding steady at approximately 4,000 acres. All evacuations have been lifted for the areas affected. The fire sits at 40 percent containment. Today, Senator Wyden toured the fire line and spoke with fire officials about this fire and impact on the community. Tonight on NewsWatch … Continue reading »

36 Pit Fire Jumps Clackamas River

ESTACADA, Ore. (CNN) — Fire crews in Northwest Oregon took to the skies to battle the huge 36 Pit Fire. The blaze has been burning for more than a week near Estacada, about thirty miles southeast of Portland. Over the weekend, the fire jumped the Clackamas river, despite firefighters’ efforts to contain it So far, … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Crash Kills Woman

NEAR ROSEBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating Sunday evening’s motorcycle-involved crash on I-5 south of Roseburg that killed a female adult passenger and injured two adult males. On September 21st at about 6:35 p.m., a 2009 Harley Davidson driven by Kevin Wiltrout, 32 from Phoenix, Ore. was traveling down the on-ramp to southbound … Continue reading »

New Mandatory Evacuations for Happy Camp

[UPDATE 11:52 A.M.] Effective at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a mandatory evacuation for residents of Kelsey Creek Road from Scott River Road. This includes parts of Boulder Creek Rd. to the North West towards Kelsey Creek. Forest Service Roads 44N24, and any other side roads not listed here. Once … Continue reading »

Teenager Arrested for Attempted Murder

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say in the early morning hours of August 25th an attempted murder took place in a church parking lot. Now a 17 year- old has been arrested and faces charges of attempted murder and police are continuing their investigation looking for other suspects. Two and a half weeks ago, an … Continue reading »

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