30 July 2014

Preparing for Disaster

Posted in Local

    Ashland, Ore -- 1,400 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 Ashland ...

30 July 2014

Jackson County Sheriff says evacuation order lifted

Written by Christine Pitawanich

Jackson County, Ore. -- UPDATE 7:30pm Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters said the evacuation notice for the area of Wagner Creek and Anderson Butte between mile markers 11 and 12 was lifted around ...

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

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

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

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 ...

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, ...

30 July 2014

Firefighter dies accidentally at Fourmile Lake

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Southern Oregon's fire season has claimed a life a 21-year-old firefighter who has died at the Launch fire near Fourmile Lake in Klamath County. NBC5's Christine Pitawanich s ...

30 July 2014

Routine traffic stops leads police to meth, heroin and marijuana

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Two men are in the Klamath County jail after a routine traffic stop leads police to meth, heroin and marijuana. Police in Klamath Falls pulled over 44 year old Frank Higuera a ...