fourth of july

Ashland parades the day away, celebrating Fourth of July

Miles FuruichiNBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising. …

Pet owners prepare animals for fireworks

SOUTHERN OREGON – Fireworks are something many people look forward to, but for pets Independence Day can be a tough night. There are steps pet owners can take to ensure their pets’ safety and comfort. The Humane Society says to keep your pets …

BoomFest brings thousands to the Expo

CENTRAL POINT, Ore – Southern Oregon’s largest fourth of July celebration is just around the corner. Red, White and Boom is being replaced by BoomFest. It’s a free event that promises to bring thousands to the Jackson County Expo. BoomFest will be …

Fireworks changes worry Lake Selmac businesses

LAKE SELMAC, Ore. —  A popular Fourth of July destination in Josephine County will no longer turn a blind eye to illegal fireworks, and local businesses say it could cost them. While illegal fireworks haven’t been enforced at Lake Selmac during the …

Firework sales begin in Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Stands can begin selling fireworks in the Rogue Valley on Sunday. The City of Medford is reminding citizens about changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance. Last month, Medford City Councilors voted to reduce the time period to use legal fireworks …