Jackson County’s new sheriff wants to send more deputies into rural areas. Among Sam’s Valley, Applegate, Prospect, Wimer and Ruch, Butte Falls is one of the places where the sheriff’s office plans to expand patrols. Residents in the area say ...

Jacksonville, Ore., — A house fire in Jacksonville is getting quite the response on Facebook scanner pages. This picture is from Colby Olsen. Applegate Fire District says the two story house on Thompson Creek Road is a total loss. Fire ...

Williams, Ore. — They’re calling it a weed “tornado”. A video of a weather event at a Southern Oregon pot farm is going viral. It happened at Siskiyou Sungrown in Williams and caused damage to several plants. The weather service ...

Central Point, Ore., — It is has been a night of multiple fires in Southern Oregon. And the first large scale forest fire of the season is out tonight. The fire kept crews busy in the Applegate Lake area as ...

Jackson County, Ore. — Runners from across the state are gearing up for a run unlike any other. Participants in the Wild Rogue Relay will begin at Applegate Lake on Friday. The teams of 12 will transition 36 times, each ...

Jackson County, Ore. – Smoke from controlled burns may be visible across the Rogue Valley starting on Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service said that smoke from the prescirbed burns will likely be seen by people in Medford, Phoenix, Talent, Ashland, ...

Jacksonville, Ore. — An effort is underway in the Applegate to give a 40-year-old playground new life. Friday, some of the finishing touches were put on by students from Ruch. Seventh graders from Ruch got to spend some time outside ...

Josephine County, Ore. — A head-on crash in the Applegate leaves a Josephine County woman dead. Oregon State Police say they responded to a crash on Highway 238 near milepost 2 at around 6:00 on Tuesday night. Police say preliminary ...

Ore. — Pacific Power is reporting that over 500 customers are without power in the Applegate, Grants Pass and Williams areas. Crews are on site and repairs are underway. Officials say the cause of the power outage was transmission interruption. ...

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