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Ashland skate park closes bathrooms due to vandalism

The Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission has closed the community skate park’s bathrooms because of ongoing vandalism. They say there have been a number of situations where the bathroom has been vandalized and repaired, just to get vandalized again. “That is something …

Power outage under investigation

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.– A large-scale power outage affected over 29,000 people across Jackson and Josephine County Wednesday. Power was later restored but Pacific Power is still looking into the cause of the outage. A spokesperson for the company said updates are being …

Man who survived crash into river released from hospital

Update (12-13-18 2:35 p.m.): Michael Finn, the man who survived for hours inside his vehicle after it plunged into the Klamath River, has been discharged from the hospital, according to Fairchild Medical Clinic. ——————————– Original story (12-12-18): SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – Police …

Pedestrian killed on I-5 identified

Update: Police have identified the pedestrian killed on Interstate 5 Thursday morning as 26-year-old Richard Drew Wilson of Eagle Point. Police said Wilson tried crossing the northbound lanes of I-5 when he was hit by a Nissan Xterra driven by a 54-year-old …

Medford burn piles delayed due to weather

MEDFORD, Ore.– Burn piles at Prescott Park in Medford were put on hold Thursday due to clouds and heavy fog in the morning. Medford Fire-Rescue says with this heavy inversion smoke will settle in the valley, something they want to try and …