21 July 2013

Mopping Up The Pacifica Fire

Posted in Local

Fire crews say they are making tremendous progress on the Pacifica Fire. Officials with the Oregon State Fire Marshal say that a number of strike teams from across the state have demobilized and re ...

20 July 2013

Pacifica Fire Update

Posted in Local

One day later, 500 acres consumed, and  crews are still  working hard to put out the Pacifica fire in Williams... NBC-5's Roma Villavicencio traveled behind the fire lines and got a glimpse of the ...

19 July 2013

Beating the Heat and Staying Safe

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Get ready for the heat, because it's already here and will be staying through the weekend. Dr. Mona Mcardle said people will need to hydrate up. "We need to drink a lot more water than we think," sh ...

19 July 2013

Bull Riding at the Jackson County Fair

Posted in Joe's Journal

A new edition to the fair this year and here is a hint... they're two thousand pounds and they don't like cowboys very much.  We're talking about bulls and the Challenge of Champions, Bulll Riding ...

19 July 2013

Developing: Wildfire In Williams Burns 500 Acres And Forces Evacuations

Posted in Local

Update (7/19/13 11:24pm): Officials tell us that all evacuation orders have been lifted. Update (7/19/13 8:41pm): Josephine County Rural/Metro Fire Department says the fire is 75% trailed, meanin ...

19 July 2013

Pacific Power, Klamath Falls Utility Battle Heating Up

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A Klamath Falls study on developing an electrical utility district is facing strong resistance from Pacific Power...as a 40 thousand dollar feasibility study nears completion. Mayor Todd Kellstrom t ...

19 July 2013

Campfire Safety

Posted in Local

A potential fire starter this fire season...campfires. A few simple reminders can help lower the risk: First, find out where campfires are allowed before you burn. Second, establish a solid base by ...

19 July 2013

Oregon State Marine Board To Use Rogue River for Training

Posted in Local

Starting Monday, July 22, the Rogue River will become a classroom for the Oregon State Marine Board's boating school.Dozens of law enforcement officers, firefighters, and instructors will train on w ...

19 July 2013

Numerous Bear Sightings in Ashland's Lithia Park

Posted in Local

Park officials in Ashland are issuing a warning, following numerous bear sightings in Lithia park.They say a young black bear has been spotted at least three times in the last week.If you encounter ...

19 July 2013

Medford Police Investigate Homeless Man's Death

Posted in Local

Medford Police are investigating the death of a homeless man. Police say the man's body was found along the Bear Creek Greenway near Spencer and 12th streets, around 2 A.M. Friday morning. Official ...