Black Friday Shopping Burns Out

CNN – 2014’s Black Friday was a dark time for retailers across the country. A new report from the National Retail Federation find 5.1 million fewer shoppers were in the stores the day after Thanksgiving this year. Fewer shoppers were out on Thanksgiving day as well – when many major retailers first opened their doors.  … Continue reading »

Family Overseas Connect for Thanksgiving

ASHLAND, Ore. — Thanksgiving is a time for family, unless of course you are serving overseas in the military. For one Ashland family, being apart simply was not an option. Dozens of friends and family members gathered at Dorothy and Dave Clover’s house on Thursday for a traditional Clover Family Thanksgiving.  Carson Clover, one of their … Continue reading »

Rainy For Friday Shopping or Travel

WEATHER DISCUSSION Well, the front that was initially projected to move inland today has stalled out in the northern portion of our area and along the coast.  So far, locations just north of Brookings have seen over an inch of rainfall, but the rest of the area stayed dry for Turkey Day.  This will finally … Continue reading »

Family Saved From Eviction

UPDATE: Another anonymous donor has stepped forward for Gabriella and family, fronting the entire $1150 for her power bill. MEDFORD, Ore. —  A Medford woman and her family were saved from eviction thanks to donations from the community. Gabriella Aguayo had just an hour left before being evicted–when a stranger paid the landlord in cash. Gabriella Aguayo never … Continue reading »

Stormy & Wet into the Holiday Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A front will stall out across the state of Oregon today. This will bring consistent and measurable rainfall to Curry County, Northern Josephine, Southern Douglas and also the Crater Lake area. Elsewhere inland, we will see periods of rain off and on. Another round of persistent fog across the West Side and … Continue reading »

AM Fog, Otherwise Smooth Sailing Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will bring the last round of quiet weather to the region. Morning fog is likely across inland locations ..across West Side Valleys, the Shasta Valley and Klamath Basin. Temperatures are near and below freezing over Northern California and the East Side and fog in these locations will be freezing fog. Low … Continue reading »

Quiet Today but A Wet Holiday Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is in control of our weather today, keeping the storm track off to our north. Morning clouds will gradually burn off across the region and make way for mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. Highs are going to trend warmer today than Monday. We’ll be a good 5-8 degrees above … Continue reading »

High Pressure Takes Hold…For Now

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw an active pattern towards the end of last week, bringing rain and some higher elevation snow.  Conditions started to improve by Sunday as high pressure began to build in, meaning a more stable, quiet pattern is on the way.  The next couple of days will be relatively inactive, but that will … Continue reading »

Oregon Ski Season Gets Underway

BEND, Ore. – Mt. Bachelor has announced that it will open on a limited basis starting Monday, November 24th. Representatives said although the snow base isn’t immediately deep enough to support traditional skiing and snowboarding on the resort’s primary runs, there is enough snow beneath the Sunshine Accelerator lift to allow for a pre-Thanksgiving terrain. … Continue reading »

Showers Tease Us to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Saturday was a day full of showers after a cold front passed and brought with is much cooler air. That cooler air did well to drop our snow levels during the day which brought anywhere from an inch to a foot of snow in the mountains. About an inch in the Siskiyous, and 3-12″ … Continue reading »

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