Weather

25 March 2014

A change in the weather raises hopes for growers fearful of drought

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Weather, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A fast change in the weather brings rain to the region. At the Ashland grower's market, businesses that rely on water, are glad for the sudden rain. "Anything counts," says Teri Whi ...

24 March 2014

Risk of mudslides in the Rogue Valley

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Weather, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The fatal mudslide in Washington over the weekend now has local geologists looking at the possibility of slides in southern Oregon and northern California. Geologist Eric Dittmer sa ...

23 March 2014

Seasonal boat inspections begin

Posted in Weather, Local

White City, Ore.-- Boating season is just around the corner and people can now get a head- start on inspection. The Jackson County Sheriff's Marine Division and U.S. Coast Guards conducted boat insp ...

22 March 2014

Whale watching week

Posted in Weather, Local, Regional

Brookings, Ore.-- Saturday marks the first day of whale watching week on the Oregon coast. It's the time of year where about 18,000 gray whales will pass close to Oregon heading from Baja California ...

22 March 2014

More ski options for Mt. Ashland ski pass holders

Posted in Weather, Sports, Regional, Entertainment

Ashland, Ore. -- The Mt. Ashland ski area, may not have opened this year but several regional ski resorts are hoping to make that up to Mt. Ashland pass holders.   Mt. Hood Meadows is offering disc ...

21 March 2014

Firefighters kept busy with out of control burns

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Weather, Local, Regional

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Firefighters did what they could to keep controlled burns under control Friday. In Sam's Valley one neighbor watched it all from her front yard. "I saw a lot of smoke and the neig ...

19 March 2014

Drought state of emergency declared in Jackson County

Posted in Weather, Local

County commissioners voted unanimous to declare a drought state of emergency in Jackson County. Music to County Watermaster Travis Kelly ears. He said "this year potentially has been the lowest sno ...

18 March 2014

Declaring a drought declaration of emergency in Jackson County?

Posted in Weather, Local, Regional

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 ...

16 March 2014

Callahan's Lodge feeling the hit

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Weather, Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore.-- A busy Sunday morning at Callahan's Lodge is something the owner's said they want to see more of. "It's been a reckoning that we would have never projected," said owner, Donna Bergqu ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland calls it a season before opening lifts

Posted in Weather, Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- With less than a foot of snow on the mountain and no snow in the spring forecast managers at Mt. Ashland have made the difficult decision to call it a season. Rick Saul, Mt. Ashland ...