20 August 2015

Emergency drill preperations

Written by Taelor Rian, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. --  In the event of an emergency, preparation is crucial.  That's why our local emergency agencies spend countless hours each year hoping for the best, but always ready for the wo ...

20 August 2015

Wildfire erupts in Washington, kills three firefighters

Posted in Regional

Twisp, Wash. -- (NBC News)  Three firefighters were killed Wednesday and four others injured when they were overtaken by flames in a rapidly expanding wildfire near Twisp, Washington. The fire is b ...

19 August 2015

Increase in diverse students in SOU's School Preps Program

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- Southern Oregon University had a new group of future bi-lingual teachers. "I want to be a role model," said Lidia Perez. "I always wanted to be a teacher, ever since I was little," s ...

19 August 2015

Sales Tax dropped for Gold Hill Dispensary

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore -- The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley is going tax free, at least for now. The Gold Hill City Council has voted to drop their 5% sales tax on medical marijuana ...

19 August 2015

Crater Lake Zipline

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath County, Ore. - Southern Oregon has a new, top-flight tourist destination. Crater Lake Zipline features nine ziplines that have visitors whizzing through over a mile and a half of forest cano ...

19 August 2015

Medford School District rolls out new science-technology program

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District is starting a new program to better equip students for high-tech jobs.  Project Lead the Way gives students an opportunity to learn science, technology, ...

19 August 2015

Oregon 'Goonies' House No Longer Open to Tourists

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Regional

The Astoria, Oregon house used in the film, "The Goonies,' is no longer open to tourists. The owner of the house made the decision after they say people began begin disrespectful. Neighbors say peop ...

19 August 2015

Volunteers clean up Mt. Ashland slopes

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Mount Ashland got some tidying up Wednesday afternoon in preparation for next ski season. A group of volunteers from the Siskiyou Mountain Club helped with maintenance and minor res ...

19 August 2015

Wildfire stats Wednesday, August 19th

Posted in Regional

(Update 8/19) Medford, Ore. -- Wildfires are continuing to grow throughout the region. Below you will find the most up to date information on the fires. Numbers and information will change through ...

18 August 2015

Unhealthy Air Quality Disrupts Community Events

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Local

Smokey conditions in the Rogue Valley are disrupting community events. On Tuesday, the Centennial Golf Club canceled the first day of the American Junior Golf Association tournament because of the h ...