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Oregon cancer survivor wins lottery prize

BEND, Ore. – An Oregon man who beat cancer not once, but twice, is thanking his lucky stars once again after winning a multi-million dollar lottery prize. The Oregon Lottery said Stu MacDonald of Bend purchased lottery tickets weekly, each time his …

Gopher Fire update: 352 acres, 15% contained

PROSPECT, Ore. – The Gopher Fire burning in the Sky Lakes Wilderness is now 15% contained. On September 5, lightning strikes sparked five small fires about 11 miles east of Prospect in the perimeter of 2008’s Middle Fork Fire. Those five fires …

Prescribed burns planned in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – It’s been a relatively uneventful fire season in southwestern Oregon, with significantly less acreage burned this past summer compared to season. And, with the latest weather forecast, some forest managers are transitioning from fire season to “prescribed fire …

Commercial truck driver killed in crash off I-5

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore – Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Transportation and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal crash along Interstate 5 near Exit 45-B. According to OSP, preliminary evidence indicates at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, a semi-truck traveling …

Suspects arrested for attempted bank heist

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police arrested a young man and his suspected getaway driver for allegedly trying to rob a Medford bank Tuesday. The Medford Police Department said just after 10:00 a.m. on September 10, a robbery was reported at Banner Bank on …

Search for missing man underway in Douglas County

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Police in Douglas County are trying to find a missing Eugene man who may be in southern Oregon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said 37-year-old Roscoe Casita was reported missing on Saturday, September 7th. The following Monday, Casita’s 2017 …