09 August 2015

Major power outage in Medford

Posted in Local

MEDFORD, ORE. -- A power transformer put more than four and a half thousand Pacific Power customers in the dark Sunday. The transformer blew after 3 Sunday afternoon near Summit Ave. in West Medford ...

09 August 2015

No security concerns despite inmate escape

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Days Creek, Ore. -- While Oregon State Police search for a missing inmate from the Stouts Creek Fire camp it's business as usual at the camp.  134 prison inmates are working at the camp near Canyon ...

09 August 2015

Escaped inmate working at Stouts Fire charged with car theft

Posted in Local

Update (8/13) The inmate who walked away from a firefighting camp at the Stouts Fire over the weekend is being charged with more than escaping from custody. Medford Police says 26-year-old Kenneth ...

08 August 2015

Cave Junction neighbors help others evacuate during Krauss Lane Fire

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore -- In what seemed like a moment a small fire became a major wildfire threatening homes and lives.  As the evacuations were ordered and smoke filled the sky some neighbors say the ...

08 August 2015

Bystanders help put out fire at Umpqua Bank

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MEDFORD, ORE. --  Firefighters were fast to respond to a fire at the Umpqua Bank in downtown Medford Saturday evening. Crew got the call around 7 o'clock. The initial report said the bushes were on ...

08 August 2015

Ashland woman celebrates 103rd birthday

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --  It's a very special day for one Ashland woman as she blows out 103 candles! Elizabeth Gardner was born in 1912, the same year of the sinking of the Titanic. She was born just ou ...

08 August 2015

Two cars, two buildings damaged in fire near Columbus and Main

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford fire crews responded to a two alarm structure fire near Columbus and Main in West Medford around 3:45 Saturday afternoon. At least two vehicles were destroyed. Two structure ...

08 August 2015

Fire burns at least 40 acres in Cave Junction

CAVE JUNCTION, ORE. -- Fire crews are on scene of a wildfire in Cave Junction that broke out near Krauss Lane Saturday afternoon. As of 7:45 pm, the fire had burned about 40 acres, and at one poin ...

08 August 2015

Welcoming home Oregon soldiers

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Medford, Ore. -- Hundreds of people gathered in Medford Saturday morning to welcome home nearly 300 Oregon Army National Guard soldiers from the 1st Battalion 186th Infantry.  The battalion has uni ...

08 August 2015

Evacuation orders in Josephine County lifted

Josephine County, Ore. --UPDATE: All evacuation orders have been lifted. ORIGINAL: According to the Josephine County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, they're ordering an evacuation notice. According ...