21 June 2014

Local organizations come together for Safety Saturday

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Several organizations came together for Safety Saturday in the Rogue Valley Mall parking lot. Medford Police and Rogue Valley Transportation Department held a bicycle rally to teach ...

21 June 2014

Central Point grass fire burned three acres

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A grass fire in Central Point burned three acres Saturday afternoon. But with the dry conditions, firefighters said it could have been much worse. The fire broke out just afte ...

21 June 2014

Fire destroys historic Jacksonville home

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- The cause of a fire that destroyed a historic Jacksonville home is still under investigation. Jacksonville Fire Chief Darin Hull said they responded to the fire around 1:00 Sat ...

20 June 2014

Straus Rancher says Modoc fire was a tragic accident

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--   35 acres of hay, land, and trees burned close to one of Southern Oregon's most precious natural landmarks,The Tablerocks.  Owner of Straus Ranches, Dalton Straus, said it happene ...

20 June 2014

Live Fire Exercise

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore -- Members of an NRA training program were in Southern Oregon helping local law enforcement brush up on their skills.   Dozens of deputies and police officers took part in live f ...

20 June 2014

Oregon 33rd worst in nation for water pollution

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon ranks 33rd worst in the nation when it comes to pollution in waterways, that's according to a brand new report from the group Environment Oregon.   The report says more tha ...

20 June 2014

Modoc Fire was human caused

Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Forestry confirms the Modoc Road Fire on Upper Table Rock was human caused.  The fire sparked just before noon Thursday and burned a total of 35 ac ...

20 June 2014

Bryant Mountain Fire grows

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

UPDATE: (June 21, 9:25am): The Oregon Department of Forestry say the Bryant Fire has grown to 1,250 acres and is 5% contained.   Bonanza, Ore. (Original: June 20, 1:45 pm) --  A wildfire burning s ...

20 June 2014

SOU interim president has been announced

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Dr. Roy H. Saigo named new interim president of Southern Oregon University. During a meeting with the Board of Higher Education Friday morning, Dr. Saigo said he was thrilled to be ...

19 June 2014

Navy vet denied military honors

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

  Eagle Point, Ore – Everything was in place to honor Navy veteran Nick Nichols - who passed away last week. That is until a phone call, mere hours before the service, informed the family that th ...