15 June 2015

Man drowns during rafting trip on Rogue River

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Updated (6/16 9:30 a.m.) The Jackson County Sheriff's Office have identified the man who drowned in the Rogue River on Monday as 37-year-old Thomas Eugene Lamb. Officials say Lamb was unable to swi ...

15 June 2015

Ashland residents to be charged fee to help prevent wildfires in watershed

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- In about two weeks, Ashland residents will be paying more on their utility bill.  Lee Tuneberg, the Administrative Services and Finance Director for the city said the new surcharge ...

15 June 2015

12+ years for ex-Carson Executive who falsified contracts

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Updated (6/16 10:50 a.m.) Steven Metheny was sentenced to 151 months (12 and a half years) in prison and three years supervision. Mehteny previously pleaded guilty to filing a false statement and ...

15 June 2015

Making good on a 'Klamath Promise'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A 'Klamath Promise' to boost graduation rates is paying dividends...and colleges are playing a role in that effort. The Klamath Promise kicked off in November of 2013, when cit ...

15 June 2015

OSP investigating fatal crash in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- (Media Release from OSP) An early morning crash in Josephine County takes the life of a Grants Pass woman.  According to Sergeant Brandon Boice, on Monday, June 15, 2015, ...

15 June 2015

Fatal accident near Endicott Bridge in Coos Bay

Posted in Regional

Coos Bay, Ore. --- Police are still investigating a fatal accident on Highway 42 near Endicott Bridge. A 17-year-old Coos Bay woman was making a u-turn on Highway 42 near the Endicott Bridge when a ...

15 June 2015

Rogue Creamery adds new addition to their company

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Rogue Creamery now has some new additions to their company. The Central Point based cheese maker has bought a dairy farm complete with 130 cows. The new creamery dairy is locat ...

15 June 2015

Klamath Falls preparing to adjust laws to reflect legalization of marijuana

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. --- Klamath Falls is preparing to adjust local laws to reflect the legalization of marijuana for personal use.The City Manager says the laws will mirror elements of Measure 91, w ...

15 June 2015

MADGE conducts gang sweep in Rogue Valley area, four arrested

Posted in Local

Rogue Valley, Ore. -- The Medford Area Drug & Gang Enforcement team, with the help from a number of local agencies, say they conducted a gang sweep of the Rogue Valley area last Thursday evening ...

14 June 2015

UPDATE: Buckskin Wildfire has burned 2,600 acres, firefighters working to contain

Posted in Local

(Updated 6/19 3 p.m.) Firefighters are still working on a burnout operation for the more than 2,600 acre Buckskin Fire in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness.That's about 10 miles southwest of Cave Junction. ...