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No fires from weekend lightning

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Rogue Valley got some much needed rain over the weekend, but it brought with it some lightning to the area. The Southwest District of the Oregon Department of Forestry says it saw about 24 lightning strikes hit Jackson …

Fire season could come early this year

MEDFORD, Ore.— Many people are enjoying the dry conditions and warm temperatures but it could be problematic when it comes to fire season. According to Brian Ballou, PIO for Oregon Department of Forestry, they’re looking at the possibility of an early fire …

Woman dies in northeastern Oregon flood

PENDLETON, Ore. – An Oregon woman who went missing after her neighborhood flooded has been found dead. The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office identified her as Janet Conley. The 62-year-old told neighbors she wanted to remain in her home despite the weather as …

Flooding hits northeastern Oregon

PENDLETON, Ore. – Rescuers are canvassing northeastern Oregon after the region was hit by heavy flooding. The National Guard has been helping with search and rescue efforts in Umatilla County, where at least ten people needed to be rescued via helicopter. Numerous …

Schools delay or close due to icy and snowy conditions

MEDFORD, Ore.– Schools across the counties are issuing closures or delays for Friday’s classes due to icy and snowy road conditions. Below is the following list. CLOSED:  Three Rivers School District St. Anne Catholic School Grants Pass Adventist School Grace Cascade Christian …

Warming shelter opens in Ashland for Thanksgiving week

ASHLAND, Ore. — A warming shelter opened its doors on Tuesday night in Ashland for our most vulnerable population. According to Ashland-based organization, ‘Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice,’ it’s the only low-barrier, warming shelter open right now in Jackson County. Organizers say …