Articles tagged with: Oregon

24 June 2014

Oregon rated best state for summer road trips

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) Are you road trippin' this summer? Wallet Hub ranked the best states for summer road trips. The site looked at a number of factors, including driving and lodging costs, traffic, safety, w ...

23 June 2014

Fire agencies cracking down on fireworks safety

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  The Discount Fireworks tent is loaded with Fourth of July, a sign of the season. "I came to get 'Piccolo Petes' or' Screamers' actually. I like the way that they sound," said Juan ...

23 June 2014

First day of firework sales brings safety concerns

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Monday marked the first day to buy fireworks. And with bone dry conditions across the area firefighters in Jackson County want to remind people to stay safe while celebrating. Ji ...

23 June 2014

Local beekeepers react to Obama's bee task force

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon beekeepers are celebrating a new plan by president Obama. The White House is putting together a task force to look into the drastic decline of honey bees and other ...

23 June 2014

Study: Progress made for working women, but more needs to be done

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new study out of the White House shows that women appear to be making progress in today's working world. Findings from the report titled Nine facts about American families and wor ...

23 June 2014

Port-a-potty explosion near Portland injures woman

Posted in Regional

Aloha, Ore. -- A bizarre story from Northern Oregon; a woman is hurt after investigators say a port-a-potty she was in exploded. It happened in Aloha, just west of Portland, near the International S ...

23 June 2014

Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest fire dangers raised to high

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Fire dangers move to high for the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest and restrictions for the public are start Monday. The high rating indicates that grasses will ignite readily, ...

23 June 2014

Search for Kyron Horman continues

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Volunteers conducted a search on Sauvie Island in Portland for Kyron Horman. He is the little boy who has been missing for four years. His mother says she received new tips about w ...

22 June 2014

Restoration project hits speed bump but keeps moving

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A group working to restore the banks of Bear Creek in downtown Medford found out last week that some of their efforts have been illegal. Jim Hutchins and groups of South Medford Hig ...

22 June 2014

Talent Grape Fair ends with memorial bike race

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- The Talent Chamber of Commerce and Rogue Valley Race Group held their first annual Bike Chata memorial race Sunday morning. Around 30 bikers participated in the 20-mile race, or the ...