17 October 2013

Earthquake's Impact on Local Dams

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

If a large magnitude earthquake were to strike our region, how would our local dams hold up? And what damage could they potentially do? At the southern end of Lost Creek Lake sits Wes L. Jess Dam, o ...

17 October 2013

Rep. Walden Votes Nay

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

All but one of Oregon and Washington DC's representatives voted to end the shutdown and extend the debt limit. The sole nay vote against Wednesday nights 11th hour solution was cast by Congressman G ...

17 October 2013

GP Police Looking For Carjacking Suspect

Posted in Local

Shortly before 8pm Wednesday, Grants Pass police responded to calls regarding an armed carjacking. Police say a lone man wearing a mask was crouching in the backseat of the owners blue BMW converti ...

17 October 2013

Oregon Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages

Posted in Regional

Same-sex couples who marry outside of Oregon will have their unions recognized in the state. A new opinion from Oregon’s Department of Justice stated the change. The state’s decision took effect ...

17 October 2013

Crater Lake National Park Reopens After Shutdown

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Crater Lake National Park is back open for business. Robin Hurt of Jo's Motel and Campground in Fort Klamath says the Crater Lake shutdown hit hard... "It cut our income by more than 50 percent.  A ...

17 October 2013

'Shakeout' prepares for 9.0 earthquake

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Today, millions of people  took part in the Great Shakeout... a mock, world wide, earthquake drill.Here's what *not* to do: panic! At precisely 10:17 in the morning on October 17th, 24.5 million pe ...

17 October 2013

Cuts Coming To Food Stamp Programs

Posted in Local

Even though the debt ceiling was averted temporarily, 25 percent of Jackson County residents will still get a letter preparing them for a cut to the food stamps they rely on.  That's because 2009 ...

16 October 2013

Back to Work For Government Employees

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Playing Frisbee is just one of the ways Anthony Olegario has been keeping busy. He's a fisheries biologist for the U.S. Forest Service and has been out of work since the federal government shut ...

16 October 2013

Lawmakers Vote To Reopen Government And Raise Debt Ceiling

Posted in Local

Lawmakers in Washington have come to an agreement to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government. The House and Senate passed a bi-partisan plan tonight, and the President signed it into law. W ...

16 October 2013

Murder Suspect's Wife Speaks Out

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

On Wednesday afternoon the man charged with the murder of Ashlander Frank Damiano, also known as Tony Della Penna, appeared in a Jackson County courtroom. Sitting in the courtoom was 34-year-old Mer ...