Weather Leaves Thousands Without Power

[UPDATE – 8:52 A.M.] Power to Glendale schools was restored about 8:30 A.M.. Schools started on late schedule. GLENDALE, Ore. – A weather-related power outage in the Glendale/Wolf Creek area left about 1,900 residents without power, and delayed the start of school. According to Pacific Power, downed lines and an unidentified mechanical issue were the cause of the outage. Crews were immediately dispatched to assess the … Continue reading »

Names Released in Fatal Traffic Crash

NEAR WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Police have identified the Knife River employee who died near a work zone yesterday on Interstate 5. 60-year-old Kathleen Roberta Wilson from Trail was working on a paving project, when she stopped a pickup and arrow board trailer with overhead caution lights and emergency flashers activated. She was standing in … Continue reading »

I-5 Road Worker Hit and Killed

NEAR WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a semi-truck driver who drifted out of his lane fatally hit a road worker. Troopers say the driver was unaware anyone had been killed and noticed the damage on his semi half a mile from the crash scene. Troopers say it happened around 1 p.m. on Interstate 5 … Continue reading »

Update to Fatal Crash Near Wolf Creek

WOLF CREEK, Ore. – The ongoing investigation with Oregon State Police troopers is leading them to believe the accident reported earlier this afternoon along I-5 near Wolf Creek, may not have been a hit-and-run. The driver of the involved commercial truck reportedly walked back to the scene of the crash after parking his truck just … Continue reading »

Close Call for Wolf Creek Resident

Wolf Creek, Ore. — Teams of structural protection firefighters spent the afternoon mopping up an area near homes in danger of the Douglas Complex. Small progress is being made in Douglas County and the fires are threatening close to 500 homes. Although part of Wolf Creek is in a level 3 evacuation, one homeowner in … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Fight Wolf Creek Fire

WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Wildfires continue to spread near Grants Pass and surrounding areas.  The Wolf Creek fire started as a 20 acre fire, and was up to 40 acres mid-day Saturday. Unlike human caused fires, dry lightning fires are usually in remote areas, and difficult for fire crews to access.  Fire crews must use … Continue reading »