Rogue River Fire Prompts Evacuations

[UPDATE 2:00 p.m.] Anyone who was on a Level 3 evacuation is now on a Level 1 evacuation. Residents currently on this Level 1 evacuation notice are: 3,000 block of Rogue River Drive to the intersection of Rhodes Lane, Rhodes Lane, Kitty Lane, Osprey Drive, Greenleaf Drive, Colfax Way and Dry Creek Road. [UPDATE 8:10 … Continue reading »

New Shady Cove Security System in Place

SHADY COVE, Ore. — A new state of the art, high-tech security system installed at Shady Cove school is in full swing. It’s the first year using the system and the school is  the first in the country using it to protect students. Parents say they are comforted knowing their child will be safe at … Continue reading »

Vandals of Shady Cove Park Wanted

SHADY COVE, Ore. – Police are looking for the individual(s) who vandalized Aunt Caroline’s Park in Shady Cove earlier this month. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report August 1st after a maintenance worker for the city reported the incident the night before. An unknown person allegedly used a chainsaw to do the … Continue reading »

Pilot Not Injured After Engine Failure

NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews confirmed the pilot on a helicopter fighting fires on Highway 62 is not injured. The pilot reported an in-flight emergency around 3 p.m. Sunday and told officials he was going down. ODF crews said he lost power but his rotar was still spinning. The … Continue reading »