27 August 2012

MPD: 755% Increase in Heroin Seizures

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Police said heroin is making a big comeback in the Rogue Valley. In the first six-months of this year heroin seizures are up 755% from 2011. That's a result of a larger heroin bust this year, but of ...

27 August 2012

Fire Sparks Evacuation Notice

Posted in Local

The smell of smoke permeates the air in Seiad Valley, where residents may be forced to evacuate. As the Goff fire -- one of the 3 Fort Complex fires --- gets dangerously close to homes, a 12 hour ev ...

27 August 2012

SOU-JPRF Reach Agreement

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The 5-month long discord between Southern Oregon University and the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation is over... as an agreement has been reached through mediation. But what does that mean for the f ...

27 August 2012

Smoky Skies

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Smoky skies are causing 'unhealthy' conditions in the Klamath Falls area... Oregon Department of Forestry dispatch coordinator Jake Barnett has been busy with calls about smoke at the Klamath Falls ...

27 August 2012

GOP Convention Put Off in Tropical Storm Issac's Wake

Posted in U.S. & World News

Isaac has put off the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida until Tuesday. Concerned about the storm, organizers decided to cancel all events for Monday. Delegates were treated to a welco ...

27 August 2012

Man Arrested For Possession Of 55 Pounds of Heroin

Posted in Local

A man is arrested near Ashland for carrying nearly 55 pounds of heroin. Oregon State Police say they pulled over 65 year old Raul Mendoza last Thursday for a traffic violation on I-5. Upon further ...

27 August 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac Hits Florida, Hurricane Warning for Gulf States

Posted in U.S. & World News

All eyes are on Tropical Storm Isaac Monday morning. The storm crossed the Florida Keys on Sunday. A hurricane warning is in effect for the Gulf coast, from Florida to Louisiana. So far, the govern ...

27 August 2012

Police Search For Homicide Suspect

Posted in Local

Police in Coos Bay are currently on the hunt for a suspect possibly involved in a homicide over the weekend. The alleged incident occurred Saturday evening on the 800 block of Augustine Avenue. Poli ...

27 August 2012

7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits El Salvador

Posted in U.S. & World News

A powerful earthquake has struck overnight, off the coast of El Salvador. The quake was recorded as a 7.3 magnitude, with a 5.4 magnitude aftershock, just before 11 P.M. Sunday night. The epicenter ...

27 August 2012

Ashland Community Hospital Announces Multimillion Dollar Loss

Posted in Local

Ashland Community Hospital is reporting a multimillion dollar loss last fiscal year. The local hospital is down $2.5 million. Officials say the loss is mainly due to unpaid medical bills and charity ...