Regional

08 May 2014

Giant Redwoods being poached

Posted in Regional

Update (5/12 1pm): Police and Park Rangers are still looking for the person responsible for poaching giant redwood trees in the Redwood Forest. Park rangers say that the poaching could impact the fu ...

07 May 2014

Drought declaration providing help for farmers

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Regional, Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- Farmer Ron Bjork has called his ranch home for decades. That long-standing ownership gives him water rights to  Little Butte Creek. But Bjork said others aren't so lucky. "It c ...

07 May 2014

Governor Kitzhaber declares drought emergency in Jackson County

Posted in Regional, Local

Salem, Ore. -- Yesterday Governor Kitzhaber declared a drought emergency in Jackson County. Officials say Jackson County requested the emergency declaration this spring, and the The State Drought Co ...

06 May 2014

UO basketball players not charged on alleged sexual assault

Posted in Regional, Sports

Update (5/7): ESPN is reporting tonight that the three University of Oregon basketball players accused of rape will not return to the team. A previous criminal investigation found there was not eno ...

05 May 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary moratoriums in another 14 cities, 1 county

Posted in Regional, Local, Politics, Health

(OPB) Fourteen more cities and another county have submitted their moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries to the Oregon Health Authority. Now, 142 of Oregon's 242 cities and 26 of 36 countie ...

05 May 2014

Oregon residents do not want to move

Posted in Regional, Local, U.S. & World News

Medford, Ore. -- According to a new Gallup Poll, only 24% of Oregonian's said they would move elsewhere, making it the forth most desirable place in the US to live. Only 23% of residents in Montana, ...

05 May 2014

Hiker rescued from Red Blanket Canyon with injuries

Posted in Regional, Local

Prospect, Ore. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call on Saturday evening about a man who had sustained a knee injury after he had fallen while hiking in the Red Blanket Canyon ...

05 May 2014

Amber Alert Cancelled: Police found abducted child in Auburn, Wa.

Posted in Regional, Local

Update (5/5 12:30PM) Amber Alert has been cancelled. Sandra Bennatts and Mason Bennatts-Miller are in custody. Auburn, Wash. -- The  King County Sheriff's Office is looking for a child who was l ...

05 May 2014

Oregon State University fires coach Craig Robinson

Posted in Regional, Sports

Corvallis Ore. -- Oregon State has fired head men's basketball coach Craig Robinson, (according to Sports Illustrated). NBC Sports reports that Robinson, who is the brother of First Lady Michelle Ob ...

02 May 2014

Rogue Disposal holds household hazardous waste event

Posted in Regional, Local

White City, Ore. -- Starting today, Rogue Disposal and Recycling will be holding a household hazardous waste event at the Rogue Transfer Station in White City. Jackson County residents can dispose o ...