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27 July 2014

Ferguson Fire 50% contained

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Klamath County, Ore. -- Firefighters are making progress with the Ferguson Fire.  The blaze which started Friday, has burned 200 acres and is  50 percent contained. Sunday, firefighters created a ...

27 July 2014

Pilot Rock trail renovation

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Hikers are going to be seeing some changes on Ashland's historic Pilot Rock. The Bureau of Land Management and Cascade Siskyou Mountaineers are partnering to build a new trail up to ...

27 July 2014

Brothers running around the state promoting healthy lifestyle

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- Two Portland brothers, 21-year-old Jeremiah and 23-year-old Isaiah Godby are on a journey they will never forget. They are running around the state of Oregon to inspire people t ...

26 July 2014

Local ninja challenge

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- Nearly 100 athletes came out to Higs Gym in Central Point Saturday for a less traditional kind of workout and friendly competition. You may have seen something like it on T.V. ...

25 July 2014

Police: Arson suspect arrested

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- Medford police announce an arrest in their ongoing arson investigations that have gripped the city this past month.  Debra Johns was caught by police Thursday  morning, a big break ...

26 July 2014

Last years wildfires put certain areas at risk

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It was one year ago from Saturday that lightning storms caused nearly 95-thousand acres to burn and create one of the most historic fire seasons in southwest Oregon. The most notabl ...

25 July 2014

Police respond, detonate suspicious object

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police and the Oregon State Police Bomb Squad responded to a suspicious package Friday evening. The call came into police at around 5pm Friday evening about a suspicious pa ...

25 July 2014

Witness reacts to arson arrest

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  Haley Noel and her sister saw first-hand what an alleged serial arsonist is cable of earlier this week. "There was a fire there and so we were like this is crazy." Noel said she s ...

25 July 2014

Ferguson fire burning near Beatty

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Beatty, Ore. - The 'Ferguson' fire has blackened nearly 200 acres in Klamath County. The fire broke out shortly after noon in the Ferguson Mountain area. Bob Dillon of the Beatty Community Action Te ...

25 July 2014

Who is Debra Irene Johns, suspected arsonist?

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- NBC5 News spoke with a number of people who said they are familiar with 57-year-old Debra Irene Johns. Medford Police suspect she is responsible for a number arson fires. More than ...