PORTLAND, Ore. – Pacific Power is prepping for winter weather this holiday weekend. “Winter storms can cause issues that lead to power outages,” said Justin Bukartek director of emergency management at Pacific Power. “We are always prepared to respond with ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Many people across the valley are noticing gas shortages locally. AAA says there’s an explanation. The travel organization is calling it a temporary outage. A spokeswoman says gas stations are still feeling the effect of February’s winter storms ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Pacific Power crews were investigating an outage Friday night that was impacting more than 100 customers. The outage was reported shortly after 7 p.m. and for residents in the 97504 area code. The cause was not immediately ...

KERBY, Ore. – A tree falling on a powerline caused a fire and power outage in Josephine County Tuesday. The Illinois Valley Fire District said at about 9:00 a.m. on September 10, they responded to a fire just north of ...

MERLIN, Ore. – Pacific Power is planning a short-term outage late Thursday into Friday morning. The outage will allow crews to work on postponed upgrades at their Merlin substation. In a release, Pacific Power says some 6,000 customers will be ...

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. – More than 150 CenturyLink customers in the Butte Falls area are unable to reach 911 from their landline telephones Thursday night. According to Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon, CenturyLink technicians are responding, but there is not ...

Portland, Ore. — With the entire state of Oregon under some kind of winter weather Advisory, Watch or Warning, Pacific Power is urging people to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable this weekend. That includes checking your Emergency Outage Kit, ...

UPDATE: Power has been restored. _________________________ Myrtle Creek, Ore., — A 911 outage in Douglas County is preventing Myrtle Creek residents from calling the emergency number from land lines. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says they don’t know when it ...

Josephine County, Ore.- Widespread power outages were reported throughout southern Oregon Wednesday night into Thursday morning, according to Pacific Power. While outages were scattered throughout the area, many of the outages were centered in Douglas and Josephine counties. At one ...

Grants Pass, Ore., — A few areas in Grants Pass are without power tonight. A tree fell on Rounds Avenue blocking the road and taking out not just the power, but a resident’s fence too. The power is also out ...

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