helicopter

Illinois Valley helipad to be dedicated

Selma, Ore. — Illinois Valley has a new helipad. The helipad is at Station 2 in Selma, according to the Illinois Valley Fire District. The dedication ceremony is Tuesday night at 7 where, if weather allows, a helicopter will land. The public …

Erickson laying off staff

Portland, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated is laying off some staff in the Rogue Valley. A representative with the Portland-based helicopter and fixed wing aircraft company told NBC5 the cuts are less than 2% of their staff, but they are across the board. …

Erickson Inc. working with NASA

Medford, Ore. — Local aviation company Erickson Incorporated will be assisting a special client. The company is contracted to work with NASA in support of their initial phases of a 3rd generation mid-air retrieval project. The project, as the name suggests, is …

Cliff-side rescue in Brookings

Brookings, Ore. — A Brookings woman and her dog are safe after getting stuck on the side of a cliff. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office says their Search and Rescue rope team were called into action around 12:30 Monday afternoon after a …