Articles tagged with: Oregon

02 June 2014

Ashland Fire and Rescue asking residents to take action

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Monday kicked off fire season, and Ashland Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal, Margueritte Hickman, said they're as prepared as they can be. But in a town where wildlife and urban living ...

02 June 2014

Fire season could cost you

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- The dry conditions could make this one of the costliest fire seasons in Oregon history. "The forest fuels, vegetation is very dry," comments Brian Ballou, who works at the O ...

02 June 2014

UPDATE: City of Phoenix votes to raise fines for operating without a business license

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- On Monday night, the City of Phoenix voted 5-to-1 to increase fines for businesses operating without a license.  The decision may directly affect The Greenery in Phoenix. It's a r ...

02 June 2014

SOU bans e-cigarettes on campus

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon University is putting new restrictions on the use of electronic or e-cigarettes. Cigarettes will now face the same restrictions as traditional cigarettes. Students w ...

30 May 2014

The Family Nurturing Center gets a face-lift

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Volunteers from Pacific Retirement Services and Rogue Disposal teamed up to give a local non-profit a much needed face lift. Early Friday morning, ground was turned-up, weeds wer ...

30 May 2014

Fire season starts June 2nd

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- It's that time of year again. The sun's out, it's getting hot and that means fire season is here and it starts on Monday. Brian Ballou with the Oregon Department of Forestry says we ...

30 May 2014

Neighborhood housing plan put on hold

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A controversial plan to develop about 94-acres into  more housing in Ashland near Normal Avenue was put on hold at Thursday night's city council meeting. The decision has many area ...

30 May 2014

Oregon veterans react to Shinseki resignation

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- After mounting pressure from Veterans' groups and members of Congress, Eric Shinseki resigned Friday as Veterans Affairs Secretary. He was under scrutiny for a recent report on long ...

30 May 2014

Search and Rescue K9 teams training in Jacksonville

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- Search and Rescue crews from across Northern California and Southern Oregon were in Jacksonville Friday. One Jackson County Search and Rescue K9 Unit volunteer, Marsha McBaine, ...

30 May 2014

Medford grass ordinance to take effect

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- With both warm weather and fire season on their way, the city of Medford is getting ready to issue fines if you have out of control dry grass on your property. Starting June 1st, th ...