28 July 2014

Selma fire threatening structures

Posted in Local

Selma, Ore. -- Oregon Department of Forestry crews and other area fire fighters responded to a fast moving wildfire off Reeves Creek Rd. and Highway 99 in Selma Monday evening.  Fire officials said ...

28 July 2014

Wildfire sparks in hills near Central Point

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A wildfire in the hills above Central Point has Oregon Department of Forestry crews in overdrive this morning. Helicopter after helicopter drops water on a fire in the hills a ...

28 July 2014

Klamath Basin cattle industry hit by drought

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Beatty, Ore. - The Klamath Basin's cattle industry is drying up as the result of continued drought conditions. The water to Eric Duarte's ranch has been shut off. "The 1864 water rights were cut off ...

28 July 2014

Health officials alarmed by STD skyrocketing in Jackson Co.

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers show one sexually transmitted disease is increasing at an alarming rate in Jackson County. According to public health officials gonorrhea is up nearly 400% in just one y ...

28 July 2014

Dead maple tree in Lithia Plaza causes controversy

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Some tree lovers in Ashland are furious over the death of a maple tree in Lithia Plaza and now they're pointing fingers at the city. Brown, dead leaves on a dead red sunset maple tr ...

28 July 2014

Ashland man arrested for assault

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- 45-year-old Jon Coldwate was arrested on Sunday for allegedly assaulting a man with a machete in Ashland. 28-year-old Issac Lindsey told police that he and three other people were c ...

28 July 2014

Lightning fires re-ignite with hot weather

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- Firefighters contained a fire that broke out just a mile south of  Mt. Ashland with the help of a  U.S. Forest Service chopper. Gary Smith is a Division Chief and said, "Most likel ...

28 July 2014

Accident on I-5 slows traffic

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- According to Medford Fire and Oregon State Police a semi was traveling South on I-5 and a Suburban going North when the Suburban crossed center median and crashed with semi. The Su ...

28 July 2014

Local woman promotes dance in Grants Pass

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Grants Pass resident Melissa McRobbie is on a mission to bring dance to Grants Pass. McRobbie began a Kickstarter campaign on Monday to raise money for a dance studio in the cit ...

27 July 2014

Ferguson Fire 50% contained

Posted in Local

Klamath County, Ore. -- Firefighters are making progress with the Ferguson Fire.  The blaze which started Friday, has burned 200 acres and is  50 percent contained. Sunday, firefighters created a ...