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Man rescued after fall from Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park, Ore.- A man was rescued Sunday after falling into the caldera at Crater Lake. According to park rangers, about 3 p.m. Sunday, the 22-year-old man slipped in the snow, fell over the rim and landed a thousand feet …

Erickson Inc. emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Portland, Ore. – Erickson Incorporated has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Portland-based company will continue to run its operations center in Central Point following extensive reorganization and financial restructuring. Chapter 11 allowed the company to deal with over $400 million …

Injured hiker rescued near Agness

Curry County, Ore. – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a female hiker with head and leg injuries on Saturday. JSCO contacted the Curry County Sheriff’s Office for assistance around 6:00 p.m. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, 36-year-old …

Four hikers rescued from Mt. McLoughlin

https://youtu.be/pCvRvtP6PT0 Jackson County, Ore.- Four hikers from Central Point were rescued from Mt. McLoughlin Friday morning. The hikers became lost Thursday and spent the night on the mountain. 30 searchers from Jackson County, Josephine County and Klamath County search and rescue teams …

Layoffs at Erickson Air Crane Inc.

Central Point, Ore. –KOBI-TV NBC5 has confirmed Erickson Air Crane laid off approximately 100 workers this quarter. The company would not say how many of those employees were based in southern Oregon, although an employee who spoke to KOBI-TV NBC5 estimated as …

Man dies after falling on Mt. Shasta

Mt. Shasta, Calif. – A man died after falling from a slope on Mount Shasta on Thursday. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said a 911 call was received around 9:30 a.m. from a 16-year-old boy saying that his father had fallen from …

Rollover crash

Ashland, Ore., — At about 6 p.m. on Highway 66 near mile marker 16,  Green Springs volunteer firefighters say a man severely injured on the Ashland highway was ejected from his car as it rolled. Lanes in both directions were blocked, but …