Regional

15 August 2015

Wildfire stats for Sunday, August 16, 2015

Posted in Regional, Local

MEDFORD, ORE. -- Wildfires are continuing to grow throughout the region. Below you will find the most up to date information on the fires. Numbers and information will change through the day as more ...

14 August 2015

Tank of Gas Getaway: Umpqua National Forest

Posted in Regional

Umpqua National Forest, Ore.-- There are more than two dozen waterfalls in the Umpqua National Forest; a pleasant surprise during this extreme heat. Emily Veale, a field ranger for the Umpqua Nati ...

13 August 2015

Lightning splits Redwood

Posted in Regional

Tacoma, Wash. -- (KING)  Ty Ferguson vividly remembers the sound, like a weapon on a battleship. "It sounded like 16-inch gun going off and exploding," he said. It was actually lightning hitting a ...

12 August 2015

U.S. Coast Guard charging five in Fennica protest

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. --- Five environmental activists are being charged after they blocked an icebreaker in Portland from reaching the open ocean.You saw it happen live on NBC5 News on July 30th.Protestor ...

11 August 2015

California wildfires could merge

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- (KCRA)  California's Jerusalem wildfire has grown to 6,000 acres and remains at zero containtment, Cal Fire said Monday afternoon.The fire is burning in Lake County, several miles south ...

05 August 2015

New Bill Aims to Replant Forest Devastated by Wildfire

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Regional

Oregon Representative Greg Walden was in Medford on Wednesday, to discuss the Resilient Federal Forests Act. The proposed bill would aim to replant forest areas affected by wildfire. The plan would ...

05 August 2015

Two arrested in Gold Beach stabbing, case still under investigation

Posted in Regional

Gold Beach, Ore. --- A man stabbed in the back is recovering at Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach this evening.Police have arrested two suspects identified as Angel Grant-Raines and Maria Delcris ...

05 August 2015

Wildfire destroys firefighter's home

Posted in Regional

Calif. -- (KNVN) Driving around the area of Trinity Pines, California, firefighter Jeff Brusatori sees destruction, devastation, and the debris of his own home. On Friday at around 4 p.m. he drove ...

04 August 2015

UO settles lawsuit with student who claimed rape by basketball players

Posted in Regional

Eugene, Ore. --- The University of Oregon and a student who claimed she was gang-raped by several university basketball players agreed to settle their lawsuit. KGW-TV in Portland reports the univers ...

04 August 2015

"Rocky Fire" continues to grow

Posted in Regional

San Francisco, Calif. --- (NBC News)  California's "Rocky" fire has now burned nearly 100 square miles, an area twice the size of San Francisco.Late Monday flames leaped over a major highway which ...