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ODFW: Don’t mess with young wildlife

OREGON — It’s baby season in the animal kingdom, so the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding people not to touch them. A spokesperson for the Department of Fish and Wildlife says people need to leave young wildlife alone as …

Medford graduates drive down memory lane

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford graduates got to take a drive down memory lane Friday. Medford School District seniors showed up donning their cap and gowns at their former elementary schools Friday afternoon. They put their yearbook pictures on banners, which were hung …

Fire crews prep for weekend lightning

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This weekend’s increased risk of lightning storms has the Oregon Department of Forestry on high alert. The agency’s Southwest Oregon District said its staff is on board and their mountaintop detection cameras are up and running. ODF said …

Thousands still waiting for unemployment benefits

SALEM, Ore. – During a teleconference Friday morning, the director of Oregon’s Employment Department, Kay Erickson said the agency is taking responsibility for its shortfalls the past few months. Erickson says there are still 38,000 backlogged claims for unemployment, with more coming …