Articles tagged with: oregon

31 July 2015

Organization giving out free backpacks and school supplies for children

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- An organization is giving out free school supplies for children ahead of the new school year.Saturday, South Valley Human Services in Ashland will give away several backpacks fille ...

30 July 2015

Stouts fire "blows up" to 6,000 acres

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

(Updated 7/31 9:06am) A major wildfire in Oregon burning this morning, July 31st. You can see the huge smoke cloud in the Rogue Valley and today there's a smoky haze across the region.It’s from th ...

30 July 2015

Public meetings for the recent marijuana legislation being held in Jackson County

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- If you have an opinion on marijuana legislation, your chance to speak is coming soon.    Jackson County commissioners will be holding a series of town hall meeting throughout th ...

30 July 2015

Health advisory for Klamath County due to toxic algae bloom

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. --- A health advisory has been expanded in Klamath County due to a toxic algae bloom.Health Department workers were posting signs this morning warning people to limit their expos ...

30 July 2015

Second suspect in boat theft arrested, case remains under investigation

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The man who police say helped steal two boats is in jail tonight, July 30th.A Brentwood, California man, 37-year-old Dennis Lindsay was arrested last week in connection with the bo ...

30 July 2015

Dairy Queen, Miracle Treat Day!

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Dairy Queen is hosting its 10th annual Miracle Treat Day, benefiting Children's Miracle Hospital.You can head over to any Dairy Queen location today, July 30th, and grab a blizzard ...

30 July 2015

Flames erupt in van on South Medford interchange

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Flames erupt inside a van in Medford, forcing the mother and son inside to jump out and run, right in the middle of the busy south Medford interchange. Traffic was backed up at Exi ...

30 July 2015

New Yorker article creates buzz on dangers of Pacific Northwest earthquake

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- Creating some buzz, a second 'New Yorker' article went into details on the dangers of a Pacific Northwest earthquake. Local experts say the dangers are real.City of Medford emergency manage ...

30 July 2015

Fire levels raise to extreme, firefighters take extra caution

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Oregon Department of Forestry adjusted fire levels to extreme this week in anticipation of the heat.     Firefighters are taking special care, their job and the heat make for a ...

29 July 2015

Oregon Governor Brown ordering state agencies to step up water conservation efforts

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Governor Kate Brown is ordering state agencies to step up their water conservation efforts.The goal is to reduce water consumption by 15% across all state-owned facilities on or before Dece ...