18 July 2014

"Guardians of the Western Gate" deploy for Afghanistan

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

    Ashland, Ore -- An emotional evening for hundreds of families after saying goodbye to loved ones serving in the Oregon National Guard.    Nearly 300 Oregon men and woman are now headed to A ...

18 July 2014

New details emerge in Thursday's fire near airport

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- There are new details tonight on the fire that broke out on Thursday around 6:15 in the evening. It happened between Whittle Avenue and Corona Avenue, off Highway 62 behind Best Buy ...

18 July 2014

UPDATE: Power pole caused South Medford grass fire

Written by Natalie Hurd, Roma Villavicencio

Medford, Ore.-- 8 to 10 acres have burned south of South Stage Rd. on Surrey Dr. in Medford after a grass fire sparked just before 3 p.m. Friday.  Oregon Department of Forestry, Medford Fire Depar ...

18 July 2014

Fire danger jumps to extreme in Southwest Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Southwest Ore. -- A long period of temperatures hovering around 100 degrees has cooked southwest Oregon vegetation into a tinder-dry condition. The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon ...

17 July 2014

Combine causes barley field fire in North Medford

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- A North Medford  neighborhood was  closed off for a good hour after a combine caught fire and burned a barley field, too close to homes. Medford fire said the fire started when the ...

17 July 2014

Local innovators featured in new Smithsonian exhibit

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

    Wilderville, Ore -- Two southern Oregon businesses are getting national recognition. Alltrax of Wilderville and Brammo, based out of Talent will soon share a Smithsonian foundation exhibit al ...

17 July 2014

Montague residents take precautions with drought

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Montague, Cal. -- California residents will have new water restrictions, including fines, starting August 1, 2014. The rules announced Tuesday are part of an effort to conserve water in one of the w ...

17 July 2014

Officer involved shooting in Reedsport

Posted in Local

Reedsport, Ore. -- An officer involved shooting in Reedsport has the Douglas County Major Crimes Team activated tonight. According to Oregon State Police a man exchanged gunfire with officers at a ...

17 July 2014

Former sheriff's candidate Bob Sergi has been fired

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A Jackson County Sheriff's Lieutenant who ran for sheriff against his boss and incumbent Mike Winters in May has been fired from the department.   Lt. Bob Sergi was let go Monday ...

17 July 2014

Official: Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet carrying 295 people crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border on Thursday, and a Ukrainian adviser said it was shot down by a surface-to-air mi ...