17 August 2012

Smoke In the Valley: Is It Effecting You?

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

One ever-present result from the fires in Southern Oregon and Northern California... a smoky haze in the air - especially in the Rogue Valley. NBC-5's Craig Smullin talks to local residents to see h ...

17 August 2012

Burning Man Sculpture

Posted in Joe's Journal

The Burning Man Festival is a celebration of art and culture, that takes places each august in the Northern Nevada desert.  Every year, a few artists are chosen to create projects for the 6 days fe ...

17 August 2012

State of Emergency

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Governor Kitzhaber declares a statewide 'State of Emergency' due to the potential for wildfire... That declaration could clear additional resources to help battle the 84,000 acre 'Barry Point' fire. ...

17 August 2012

Ashland Donation Boxes Removed

Posted in Local

The Ashland Chamber of Commerce is revamping the design of homeless donation boxes after recent theft, but some of the homeless community is fighting to have them removed completely.

17 August 2012

California Highway Patrol Gear Up For Sobriety Checkpoints

Posted in Local

Drivers in Siskiyou County will want to drive with extra caution this weekend as California Highway Patrol officers are setting up for a sobriety checkpoint. C.H.P. officials will conduct a sobriet ...

17 August 2012

ALL NEW: 12 Arrested for Protesting at Obama Campiagn Headquarters

Posted in Local

Meanwhile, arrests are made overnight at the President's campaign headquarters, in both Oregon and California.Police arrested a handful of protesters at Mr. Obama's headquarters in Oakland, Californ ...

17 August 2012

ALL NEW: State of Emergency Declared in Oregon

Posted in Local

Governor Kitzhaber has officially declared a state of emergency across Oregon Fridaymorning. Following several of the large-scale wildfires burning right here in southern Oregon.     The announc ...

17 August 2012

ALL NEW: Josephine County Officials Find Missing Woman Dead

Posted in Local

On Wednesday, the Josephine County Sheriff's office received information from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office regarding a reported missing person. June Rice was the missing person in question an ...

17 August 2012

Oregon State University Freshman Required To Live On Campus

Posted in Local

After this year, all future Oregon State University freshmen will be required to live in the university's dorms, following a new policy. Starting in the fall of 2013, Oregon State University will ...

16 August 2012

Crews Battle Nugget Butte Wildfire

Posted in Local

Tense moments for residents in Gold Hill Thursday afternoon as a wildfire flares up on the ridge just below Nugget Butte.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh files this report from the scene.   UPDATE:  No h ...