Articles tagged with: Oregon

11 August 2014

Current Wildfires burning in Southern Oregon and Northern California

Posted in Local

Update (8/18 4pm) Here are the latest updates on wildfires in Southern Oregon and Northern California:  Happy Camp Complex  burning near Happy Camp has grown to nearly 5,900 acres. Several fires ...

11 August 2014

Medford Police ask the public to be more vigilant about reporting missing persons

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Reports of three missing persons kept Medford Police busy Sunday night and tonight they're asking the public to be more vigilant about reporting missing persons.Police say they typi ...

11 August 2014

Semi-truck crashes near Prospect

Posted in Local

Prospect, Ore.  A Les Schwab truck driver was seriously injured this morning after crashing head-on into a tree on highway 62 near Prospect.            Authorities say 50 year old Gary D ...

11 August 2014

Red flag warning for thunderstorms

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning through Tuesday. Thunderstorms are expected in the fire area, bringing abundant dry lightning. The warning was issued Sunday a ...

08 August 2014

Smokey Bear turns 70

Posted in Regional

The iconic Smokey Bear turns 70 Saturday, (Aug. 9th). According to the U.S. Forest Service, Smokey Bear was born on August 9, 1944. Smokey has served as the face of fire prevention with his signatur ...

08 August 2014

Police enforce pedestrian right of way laws

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Police Department will conduct a targeted pedestrian enforcement operation Friday, on E. McAndrews Road and North Keene Way Drive from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The three hou ...

07 August 2014

Oregon Governor orders flags at half staff for fallen firefighter

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff this Saturday.The order is in recognition of fallen firefighter Matthew Goodna ...

07 August 2014

Lake County Sheriff's Deputy trial date set

Posted in Local

Lake County, Ore. --- A trial date of October 7th has been set for a former Lake County Sheriff's Deputy accused of having sex with a 17 year old girl.42 year old Kenneth Turkle was arrested in Apri ...

07 August 2014

Rowena wildfire grows to 1900 acres

Posted in Regional

(KGW) Fire officials say that the Rowena fire has grown to 1900 acres. 275 homes are under Level-3 evacuation, (approximately 600 people displaced), and 600 homes are threatened.The Rowena fire bega ...

07 August 2014

University of Oregon President resigns

Posted in Regional

Eugene, Ore. -- The president of the University of Oregon resigned Wednesday. Michael Gottfredson resigned about one and a half months before the start of the school year and a full year short of hi ...