07 August 2013

More Than Just Firefighters Fighting Fires

Posted in Local

We all know there are thousands of firefighters on the front lines battling the flames.But behind the scenes another very important operation is happening."It's definitely a vital part of the firefi ...

07 August 2013

Three New Fires Sparked By Lightning in Jackson County

Posted in Local

Crews with the Oregon Department of Forestry are working on three new fires in Jackson county that were reportedly sparked by lightning early Wednesday morning. The first grass fire was called in ju ...

06 August 2013

19-Yr-Old Firefighter Dies in Water Tender Accident

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Tragedy hit on the fire line Tuesday morning. 19-year-old Jesse Trader was killed when around 7:20 Tuesday morning officials said the water tender truck he was driving hit an embankment, slid, then ...

06 August 2013

Pacific Power Official Reply

Posted in Local

Following is the official response from Pacific Power in relation to Klamath Falls feasibility study into a city owned electric utility district. "We received the report this morning and will offer ...

06 August 2013

Getting the Railroads Back on Track

Posted in Local

The rail lines have many areas that have been damaged by the Rabbit Mountain fire which is part of the Douglas Complex fire.   This has put a stop to transporting lumber using the rail lines.Somet ...

06 August 2013

Beekman House Victorian Celebration

Posted in Joe's Journal

Take a step back to the Victorian era...when music and literature were blossoming in the United States.  You can take that walk in history... Saturday August 10th in downtown Jacksonville.

06 August 2013

Fatal Crash Confirmed Related To 'Big Windy' Complex

Posted in Local

Update (3:29pm): A press release has confirmed that a firefighter working the Big Windy Complex was involved in a fatal accident this morning. According to the press release the firefighter, 19 year ...

06 August 2013

Homeless Teens Need Your Help

Posted in Regional

Thanks to an anonymous donor's offer, homeless teens at the Maslow Project will have a chance to further their dreams and their educations. Provided, that the Maslow Project can raise $5-thousand do ...

06 August 2013

Public Comment Taken For Ashland Livestock Proposal

Posted in Local

Public comment will be taken Tuesday night at the Ashland City Council meeting, regarding the keeping of bees and livestock within city limits.Under a new proposal, residents can keep three bee hive ...

06 August 2013

New Restrictions in Place for Douglas County Residents

Posted in Regional

The Douglas Forest Protective Association announced new restrictions for the public due to the dry conditions found throughout the county. The restrictions are effective immediately: -Mowing dried a ...