29 August 2012

No More 'Tightwad Hill' Outside Britt Festivals

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

A Britt tradition out tonight... because of fire. The Jacksonville Fire Department has made the area some locals lovingly call 'Tightwad Hill' a fire lane... restricting access to the public. NBC-5' ...

29 August 2012

Oregon Ducks Try To Sell Last Minute Tickets

Posted in Local

Do you have any plans for this upcoming weekend? You might just want to check out the ducks in their first game of the season. Around 3,000 tickets are still available as of Wednesday morning. The U ...

29 August 2012

Hurricane Isaac Washes Ashore

Posted in Local

Hurricane Isaac hammered New Orleans with strong winds and heavy rain Tuesday night. Forecasters say winds reached 80 miles an hour. Officials also say the storm caused a levee to be toppled with wa ...

29 August 2012

Kitzhaber Tops Health Care List & Rate Hike For Insurance Members

Posted in Local

It should be no surprise that Chief Justice John Roberts and President Obama rank high on new list of the 100 most influential people in healthcare for 2012. But there was one surprise. Modernhealt ...

29 August 2012

Man Dies After Overnight Police Pursuit

Posted in Local

Officials are investigating a late night police chase that takes a deadly turn. Police say a local man was driving on Stewart Avenue, when officers attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation ...

28 August 2012

Mckee Bridge

Posted in Joe's Journal

Some good news for a Southern Oregon landmark in need of repairs.The Mckee Bridge Historical Society, helped the county secure a federal grant, to pay for a major portion of the half a million dolla ...

28 August 2012

Mandatory Evacuation Ordered for Residents

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

***UPDATE: As of 11pm Tuesday, the Goff Fire has grown to 14,480 acres and is 16% contained. Fire crews will work through the night to protect homes from catching fire. The growth potential for the ...

28 August 2012

Local Debit Card Scam

Posted in Local

Have you received a text from your bank, saying your debit card has been flagged? Officials this morning say it could be a scam. Police say a debit card scam has been sent to U.S. Cellular and Chetc ...

28 August 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac Near Hurricane Level

Posted in U.S. & World News

Tropical Storm Isaac is reaching near hurricane status.Early Tuesday morning, Isaac's winds were at 70 miles per hour, just 4 miles per hour less than a category one hurricane. Isaac is on path to d ...

28 August 2012

Oregon Tsunami Task Force Hosting Public Meetings

Posted in Local

State leaders are taking part in a road show to update residents about tsunami trash washing up on the Oregon coast. The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Representatives from the Or ...