• Increasing Winds Raise Fire Concerns

    Increasing Winds Raise Fire Concerns

    September 2, 2014

    High pressure continues to bring sunny skies and quiet weather. Winds are starting off out of the NE this morning and that is keeping smoke out of Ft. Jones and Yreka. This will likely change through the course of the day as winds shift again ...this around, to the NNW.

    McGinnis Wins Labor Day Regatta

    McGinnis Wins Labor Day Regatta

    September 1, 2014

    Tyler McGinnis made up for a controversial finish to the Tom Rice Memorial Day Boatnik Race in May by unquestionably winning the Wild River Labor Day Regatta in his return to Grants Pass. McGinnis outraced Jeff Lewis as well as Joel and Justin Hood.

    Sunny and Warm Through the Work Week

    Sunny and Warm Through the Work Week

    September 1, 2014

    This weekend's cold front dropped temperatures down to the 80's, but highs on Labor Day were much warmer. Lots of sunshine sent temperatures into the lower 90's in the Rogue Valley, and even along the coast in Brookings, highs were in the upper 80's.

    Back to School Shopping Goes Hi-Tech

    Back to School Shopping Goes Hi-Tech

    September 1, 2014

    With Labor Day weekend wrapping up, people are hitting the mall and other retail shops for some last minute back to school shopping. This year though shoppers are not just stocking up the pens, pencils, binders, and the latest name brand clothing, but technology as well.

    Prospect Airport Hosts Helibase

    Prospect Airport Hosts Helibase

    September 1, 2014

    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.

    Web Extra: Mariota, Frost, Freeman

    Web Extra: Mariota, Frost, Freeman

    September 1, 2014

    On the Monday after the South Dakota game, Oregon Ducks coaches and players reflect on their 2014 season opener and look ahead to their showdown with Michigan State on Sept. 6.

    Looking Beautiful for the Holiday

    Looking Beautiful for the Holiday

    September 1, 2014

    The weather will remain very inactive this week. There are currently no storms systems on the horizon and almost no cloud cover in the 7 day forecast. Inland, skies will stay sunny into the weekend and even the coast will burn off morning clouds quickly through the end of the week.

    Break Out the Grills for Labor Day

    Break Out the Grills for Labor Day

    August 31, 2014

    The good news is that high pressure is here and we are going to have a wonderful Labor Day. The weekend before was almost perfect, with the cooler air and mostly clear skies. I say almost, only because Northern California is still getting a bad dose of smoke coverage from the Happy Camp Complex.

    Web Extra: Beavers Win Season Opener

    Web Extra: Beavers Win Season Opener

    August 31, 2014

    Oregon State beats Portland State 29-14 in their season opener. The offense struggled with penalties and redzone opportunities, but the defense turned that around in the second half.

    Web Extra: Ducks After USD Win

    Web Extra: Ducks After USD Win

    August 31, 2014

    Players and coaches of the #3 Oregon Ducks, including head coach Mark Helfrich and quarterback Marcus Mariota, speak with the media after the Ducks 62-13 win over South Dakota.

    Happy Camp Complex 62,000 Acres

    Happy Camp Complex 62,000 Acres

    August 31, 2014

    The fires in Northern California continue to grow with the Happy Camp Complex expanding roughly 4500 acres overnight More than 2000 firefighters on the complex still have a big job ahead of them.

    Police Crack Down on DUIIs

    Police Crack Down on DUIIs

    August 30, 2014

    Medford Police are urging people to think twice before they get behind the wheel this Labor Day weekend. This is because officers are cracking down on people driving under the influence. On Friday night, Medford Police arrested seven people for DUIIs.

    Friday Night Blitz, Preseason Special

    Friday Night Blitz, Preseason Special

    August 30, 2014

    Take a look ahead at the 2014 high school football season. Is Southern Oregon improving its football presence in the state? Will Crater's move to the 5A create the most dangerous conference? Why did Klamath Union replace an 86-year old football field?

    Looking Good For Labor Day Weekend

    Looking Good For Labor Day Weekend

    August 30, 2014

    A cold front that passed through the region overnight is bringing in cooler air from the arctic region. This will allow for our temperatures to remain 5-10 degrees cooler throughout the day. A much welcome change from the heat throughout the week.

    790 Fire Brings In More Resources

    790 Fire Brings In More Resources

    August 29, 2014

    As most people head into a long labor day weekend, fire crews working away setting up a new camp and bringing in more personnel. The fire is now nearly 2300 acres, and is burning forest land about half way between Crater Lake and Mt. McLoughlin.

    No Labor Day Weekend Impacts on Rafting

    No Labor Day Weekend Impacts on Rafting

    August 29, 2014

    There are still many places and ways to enjoy the three day weekend and warm weather, but some raft rental stores say they expect a lull this weekend. Owners of raft and paddleboard rental shops in shady cove say the big wave of customers has already passed.

    Scooper Planes Force Lake Restrictions

    Scooper Planes Force Lake Restrictions

    August 29, 2014

    People living near the lake had a good view of planes skimming the water this week. That's because Lost Creek Lake isn't just being used as a vacation spot this Labor Day weekend, it's also being used to help fight fires.

    Klamath Shooting Suspects in Court

    Klamath Shooting Suspects in Court

    August 29, 2014

    The suspects accused of shooting and trying to kill a Klamath County Sheriff's Deputy are making their first court appearances. William Parkerson and Kasey Pascoe appeared for arraignment, the beginning of a very long legal process.

    Winds Could Impact Fires Today

    Winds Could Impact Fires Today

    August 29, 2014

    High pressure ridging will flatten out today over the Northwest, meaning the storm track will inch further south into our region. This is going to allow the storm door to swing open to our north. A front will push through Oregon and Washington.

    Neighbor Helps Injured Sheriff’s Deputy

    Neighbor Helps Injured Sheriff's Deputy

    August 28, 2014

    When Deputy Jason Weber was shot down on Bisbee Street on Wednesday morning, Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah quickly rushed to the scene.