Power Outage Planned in Merlin Tonight

MERLIN, Ore. — Residents in Merlin should prepare for the power to be out briefly tonight. The outage will be from 11 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. on Friday. 600 Pacific Power customers along Monument Drive and Pleasant Valley Road in Merlin will be affected, along with portions of Ort Lane and Josephine Street. The … Continue reading »

Widespread, Frequent Lightning

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, Monday evening brought frequent lightning strikes throughout Northern California and up into southern Oregon.  Storms traveled from the southeast into Jackson and Josephine Counties, and lightning strikes in Medford caused power outages.  Some storms reached severe limits in Siskiyou County, producing heavy rain and gusty winds. This uptick in thunderstorm activity … Continue reading »

Lights Out in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – About 1,100 customers in the Rogue River area will be without electricity today from 9 am – noon to allow crews to safely remove a tree that poses a hazard to an overhead electrical line. The area affected is from 4425 East Evans Creek Road. to Queens Branch Road in Rogue … Continue reading »

Power Outage Planned for Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – About 1,100 customers in the Rogue River area will be without electricity during the late morning of Thursday, July 10 to allow crews to safely remove a tree that poses a hazard to an overhead electrical line. The outage is expected to begin at 9 a.m. and last until 12 noon … Continue reading »

Early Release for Redwood Elementary

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Redwood Elementary School has lost their water supply with parts of the building also experiencing a power outage resulting in unsafe and unsanitary conditions. Reports say the power will not be restored until 1 p.m. or later. Superintendent Higgins has authorized the school to close early today at 11:30 a.m. Parents … Continue reading »

CenturyLink Report Network Outage

[UPDATE] CenturyLink says a cut fiber optic cable caused downed phone service in several parts of Southern Oregon. Century Link customers in and around Eagle Point, Shady Cove, Diamond Lake, Crater Lake, Prospect, and Butte Falls lost service this afternoon. The company said Internet and phone service was been restored by the evening. [ORIGINAL STORY] … Continue reading »

Thousands Still Without Power

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore .– Snow continued to fall in Josephine County Saturday leaving those who are already without power searching for a place to warm up. As of Saturday evening, more than 7,000 residents of Jackson and Josephine Counties are still without power. “You don’t realize how much you miss that first hot cup of coffee … Continue reading »

S. Medford Power Restored

Pacific Power says they have restored electricity to all customers in the south Medford area who were affected by the 2 pm outage. There is still no word on what caused the 90 minute outage.