southern Oregon

Search continues for shooting suspect

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. —  A manhunt continues for a man considered ‘armed and dangerous’ after fleeing the scene of a deadly shooting Sunday afternoon in Douglas County. Oregon State Police say they responded to reports of a shooting on Interstate-5 near milepost …

Fiery crash leaves one man dead

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. —  A fiery crash off Rogue River Highway left one man dead. Rogue River Fire says they were called to the 3700 Block of the highway just after midnight on Monday. There, they found a car on fire and …

15th annual Oregon Cheese Festival draws thousands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —  Thousands made their way to Central Point this weekend for southern Oregon’s annual celebration of cheese. “If there’s one thing Oregon does, it makes great cheese,” said Jonny Steiger, owner of “By George Farm” in the Applegate Valley. …

Local mosque reacts to mass shootings

TALENT, Ore. — Despite two horrific mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand, many gathered for afternoon prayer at the local mosque, Masjid Al-Tawheed, not letting fear get in their way. While some were praying, others in the community stopped by to bring …

Commissioners looking to stop panhandling

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — After hearing complaints from Josephine County residents, county commissioners are considering an ordinance on panhandling. The ordinance would ban people from passing things from a car that is in the lane of traffic. That would involve any highway, …

Local students nominated for U.S service academies

MEDFORD, Ore.  — Five southern Oregon students are being nominated to the nation’s service academies by Rep. Greg Walden this spring. Four of his nominated students and their families from Jackson and Klamath counties joined him Saturday morning in honor of their …