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High bacteria levels in Ashland Creek

Ashland, Ore. – Despite warning signs, many adults and children were still enjoying Ashland Creek today. The creek is being called “unsafe” after water tests came back positive with high levels of bacteria, specifically E. coli. “The E. coli levels generally will …

Rogue Valley residents in Hawaii during false alarm

Medford, Ore.– Hawaiians woke to a disturbing alert. A “ballisttic missile threat” text popping up on phones across the islands disrupted what was otherwise a blissful weekend morning. While emergency officials soon relayed word to a panicked community that the alarm had …

SOU warns students about spiked drinks

Medford, Or.- A frightening message warning Southern Oregon University students and faculty members about recent reports of drinks being spiked at local establishments in their area. “There is definitely an element of fear that went with knowing that it’s happening in a …

IVFD warning residents of fake evacuation notices

Cave Junction, Ore.- The Illinois Valley Fire District is warning residents scammers are going door to door in the Illinois Valley identifying themselves as a fire marshal and telling people they need to immediately evacuate. IFVD believes the scammers may be doing …

Jacksonville cemetery issues warning to visitors

Jacksonville, Or.- Volunteers with the Jacksonville cemetery are reminding others to be careful when visiting. The cemetery is more than 150 years old and is very fragile, said Dirk Siedlecki, president of Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery. In June, one of the …