southern Oregon

‘Apollo 50’ exhibit opens at Ashland Museum

ASHLAND, Ore — Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. To celebrate Ashland’s ‘Scienceworks Hands-On Museum’ opens their ‘Apollo 50’ exhibit to the public today. Visitors will be able to experience virtual reality and play with model rockets. But …

Evacuation drill takes place in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore — To get prepared for fire season, an Ashland neighborhood practiced an evacuation in case of an emergency. Letters were sent out earlier this week and over 60 residents agreed to participate. “People need to be ready to evacuate at …

The Greenway Pt. 5: Finding a solution

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — More than 700 people experienced homelessness in Jackson County this year. 1 in 4 are considered chronically homeless that means they’ve been homeless for at least a year with a disabling condition like a chronic health problem, physical …

The Greenway Pt. 4: Life on the fringes

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — “There are men being attacked and robbed, there are women being robbed and raped,” said Keishan Andersen. “I had a gun held to my head at one point.” Andersen is a recovering drug addict and one of many people …

The Greenway Pt. 2: Hundreds of fires

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Last year’s Penninger Fire is etched in many memories. “My husband was calling me saying that we’re trying to get everything out… they’re telling us we’re going to have to evacuate, the fire’s heading toward us… it jumped …

The July 15th lightning fires, one year later

MEDFORD, Ore. — One year after thousands of lightning strikes sparked hundreds of fires, the impact is still being felt today. The fires kicked off the worst of southern Oregon and northern California’s 2018 fire season.”It was a challenging day for everyone,” …