Regional

21 March 2014

Firefighters preparing early for wildfire season

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Regional, Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Grayback Forestry Firefighters were out in the Valley of the Rogue area Friday burning 60 acres to clean up the forest floor. They said it's one of the many things they're doing t ...

21 March 2014

Over 400 minors attempt alcohol purchases in 2013, according to OLCC

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Regional, Local

Oregon's Liquor Control Commission reports over 400 minors misrepresented their age in an attempt to purchase alcohol last year. In 2013, the OLCC issued more than 1,000 total criminal citations rel ...

20 March 2014

Death row donation

Posted in Regional

Newberg, Ore. -- (KGW)  Kevin Gray has said he has no intention of accepting a kidney donation from convicted killer Christian Longo. Longo was convicted in 2003 of killing his wife and three child ...

18 March 2014

Declaring a drought declaration of emergency in Jackson County?

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Regional, Local, 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

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 ...

18 March 2014

2 killed in news helicopter crash near Seattle Center, Washington

Posted in Regional

Seattle, Wash. -- Two people have been killed after a news helicopter crashed on top of at least three vehicles outside Seattle Center Tuesday morning and caught fire. A third person was taken to t ...

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

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 ...

12 March 2014

Officer wounded, suspect dead in SW Portland shooting

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Gunfire Wednesday afternoon near a Portland high school and when it was over a Portland Police Officer was wounded and a suspect dead. It all started around 4pm, not long after sc ...

12 March 2014

Bikini picture hijacked

Posted in Regional

Milwaukie, Ore. -- (KGW) A Milwaukie, Oregon woman who writes a blog about body acceptance wants to know why an online diet company is using a photo of her in a bikini without her permission. Rachel ...