ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland and Elkton school districts are receiving federal rebates to purchase electric school buses. It’s part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program rebate competition. Fifteen Oregon school districts are being awarded over $22 million. ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon U.S. Senators, Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation to support farmers and ranchers, in the Klamath Basin. The Klamath Basin has been experiencing high levels of drought for the past couple of years, ...

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Political leaders from multiple forms of government were in the Rogue Valley Thursday, talking about the dangers of wildfires in the state. “The reality is that fire season is not a season anymore, it is a ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, ORE. — Senator Jeff Merkley plans to hold a virtual town hall meeting for Klamath County residents on Tuesday, March 9. “Hearing from Oregonians across the state is critical to doing my job. In these uncertain times, it’s ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — “It’s a strange feeling to be locked in a room that you know is not really designed to be secure when there are angry people outside,” said Senator Jeff Merkley Wednesday afternoon. “To break down barricades and ...

PORTLAND, Ore. — The shortage of personal protective equipment continues across the nation, and in Oregon and California. Frontline workers are in desperate need of personal protective equipment (PPE) while battling coronavirus. Monday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) and several ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — One day after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport killed Iran’s top military commander, members of Congress are speaking out. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) told NBC5 News Friday he’s watching what’s happening in the Middle East ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland woman is sharing her story in the hopes that history doesn’t repeat itself. Mitzi Asai Loftus and her family were placed in an internment camp after the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941 because she’s Japanese-American. ...

Medford, Ore. – Zachary Parham has spent his past two birthdays in the hospital battling leukemia. Zachary was 15 years old when he was diagnosed with one of the most aggressive forms of leukemia. Amazingly, within the first month of ...

Washington, D.C. – Two Oregon politicians have succeeded in adding an amendment to a U.S. Senate defense bill that would provide funding necessary to train National Guard members to fight wildfires. Democrat Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley secured the ...

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