ASHLAND, Ore. — Pacific Power reports about 650 customers are without power in Ashland and Prospect because of a transmission interruption. Crews are on scene and repairs are underway. About 1,400 residents in Klamath Falls are also without service. This includes customers in Keno and Chiloquin. Some 600 of these customers have been without power since the overnight hours. Crews have … Continue reading »
PROSPECT, Ore. — All 4,000 feet of the runway at the Prospect State Airport are being used by helicopters to aid in the firefight, as they bring both crews and supplies right to the fire line. Helicopters dotted the sky above prospect, constantly returning to the helibase to fill up on supplies before heading right … Continue reading »
NEAR PROSPECT, Ore.– A motorcyclist is being flown by helicopter to the hospital after being involved in a solo accident on Butte Falls Highway near Prospect Road. Emergency crews are preparing to close the road at this time.
CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Barricades block the entrance to Crater Lake National park and the impact is felt by nearby businesses who depend on tourism and have taken a hit since the government shutdown began. Thursday afternoon, Lynda Chapman flipped through the reservation book for the month of October at the Union Creek Resort and … Continue reading »
NEAR BUTTE FALLS, Ore. — Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews responded to a fire east of Butte Falls. The fire started in a remote, wooded area on Bureau of Land Management grounds. ODF completed a fire line around the 32-acre blaze before sundown on Sunday. ODF Spokesman Brian Ballou … Continue reading »