Articles tagged with: Oregon

18 March 2014

Declaring a drought declaration of emergency in Jackson County?

Posted in Local, Regional, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Governor Kitzhaber has already declared a drought declaration of emergency in four Southern Oregon counties, including Klamath and Lake.Now, the county administrator wants something ...

18 March 2014

Power restored in Eagle Point, Shady Cove and Butte Falls

Posted in Local

Update (10:13pm 3/18): According to the Pacific Power website power was restored around 9:40pm Tuesday evening. A cause for the outage is still listed as unknown. Pacific Power requests anyone sti ...

18 March 2014

Eagle Point man to spend 37-years in prison for child sex abuse

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- 43-year-old Christopher Keith Hammer, of Eagle Point, is the man who will spend the next 37-years in prison for producing child pornography after a judged handed down the senten ...

18 March 2014

Community comes together to raise money for Medford couple

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The community is coming together tonight to raise money to help offset medical bills for a Medford couple injured in a car accident last weekend. A couple's family friend, Krystle B ...

18 March 2014

Panhandling for a kidney

Posted in Regional

Newberg, Ore. -- (KGW)  You see it all the time, people standing on street corners, holding up signs. Some are advertisements while others ask drivers for money. Kevin Gray of Newberg, Oregon is a ...

17 March 2014

Whale watching at the coast, #whaling in the office

Posted in Regional, Entertainment, Technology

This week, Oregon parks officials announced that we're coming up on the prime viewing season for the annual gray whale spring migration. The Oregon coast will likely be flooded with people trying t ...

17 March 2014

Inmate's 'fall' highlights jail's medical cost woes

Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- (Grants Pass Daily Courier) Highlighting the high cost of health care for inmates, authorities say a female prisoner at the Josephine County Jail recently faked a fall and then ...

17 March 2014

ODFW faces possible budget cuts

Posted in Regional, Economy

(The Salem Statesman Journal) Hunting and fishing is at an all-time low in Oregon. And that's bad news for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The agency relies on license and permit fees ...

17 March 2014

Grants Pass man arrested for attempted murder

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing his handgun Sunday. Grants Pass Police say Mike Lairson was walking with his girlfriend into the Del M ...

17 March 2014

Professor: "There is right now a climate of fear at SOU"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Faculty, staff and administration at Southern Oregon University have been tight-lipped even during a process that could result in top administrators losing their jobs. NBC 5 News ha ...