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30 July 2014

Firefighter dies in falling accident near Launch Fire at Fourmile Lake

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Klamath County, Ore. -- There's sad news tonight to report from the fire lines, as Southern Oregon's 2014 fire season claims a life. Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah said around 6:30 to 7 Tuesday ...

30 July 2014

Ominous forecast threatens Reeves Creek Fire fight

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Selma, Ore. -- All the flames are out on the biggest wildfire burning in Southwestern Oregon, but fire officials said an ominous forecast could cause the fire to reignite. The Reeves Creek Fire scor ...

30 July 2014

Preparing for Disaster

Posted in Local

    Ashland, Ore -- 14,000 homes in and around Ashland are in a mapped wildfire hazard area.    With dry conditions, more lightning in the forecast and 6 small fires still burning in the Ashlan ...

30 July 2014

Lights, camera, Klamath - movie to be shot in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath Falls will soon be serving as a backdrop for a Hollywood motion picture...and shooting on the movie is scheduled to get underway next month. Location Manager Michael Ch ...

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 ...

31 July 2014

Missing Illinois man in remote area of Lake County found

Posted in Local

Update (7/31 11 a.m.) Officials say the missing teen in northern Lake County has been found alive. He is being taken to a hospital for evaluation. Lake County, Ore. -- Lake County Sheriff's deput ...

30 July 2014

Dozens of lighting sparked fires keep crews busy

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore.--  Fire crews were battling dozens of wildfires Wednesday night started by an afternoon burst of lightning, that just kept coming.  There's a group of fires burning on Wagner ...

30 July 2014

Audit finds VA manipulated vet's appointment data

Posted in Local

A new report out shows workers falsified some records at the VA hospitals in White City and Roseburg to cover up the long wait times for vets to get medical care. The Oregonian reports in White City ...

30 July 2014

RCC security guard assaulted in Grants Pass

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Oregon State Police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a security guard at Rogue Community College in Grants Pass. Troopers responded to shots near the soccer fiel ...

30 July 2014

Fourmile Lake fire update

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore -- Fire crews have been able to hold a fire burning near Fourmile Lake to under 100 acres. The 'Launch' fire was first reported Monday morning. The fire isn't accessible by road, ...