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Tips to keep your power bill low this winter

PORTLAND, Ore. – Pacific Power is preparing for a colder than average winter this year. Now, they’re offering tips for managing the costs of keeping warm. “You are battling the elements,” said Barb Coughlin, Pacific Power’s vice president for customer service. “Cold …

More regional wet weather on the way

Medford, Ore. — Rain, rain, and it’s here to stay. For the next few days, anyway. The region is feeling the fall weather – meaning cooler conditions and wet weather. It’s also bringing on some weather advisories. Including a Winter Weather Advisory …

Plan ahead for winter travel

Central Point, Ore.- Jackson County Search and Rescue crews have been busy, as they continue to field a record number of calls. In the last 24 hours alone, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and its volunteers saved three lost hunters and another …

Crisis in the Caribbean

(NBC News) – As Puerto Rico deals with a lack of power, food and drinking water in the wake of Hurricane Maria, residents are also in dire need of another commodity: Cold hard cash. And that means what little other resources are …

Tornado destroys barns near Lebanon

Lacomb, Ore. (KPTV) – An Oregon community about 80 miles south of Portland is cleaning up debris after a tornado destroyed two barns. No one was hurt. People who saw the tornado say it happened fast, and was extremely violent. It happened …

Winter arrives early in Oregon

Timberline Lodge, Ore. (KGW) – Snow plows were busy Tuesday at Oregon’s Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows after the first snowfall of what will become the ski and snowboard season. Summer is not officially over, but Monday, snow started falling, and …

Hurricane Maria churns toward Caribbean

(NBC News) – A hurricane watch was issued for Puerto Rico early Monday as Maria left residents of Irma-battered Caribbean islands racing to prepare for yet another potentially powerful storm. Maria was about 85 miles east of Martinique at 8 a.m. ET, …

Big weather changes ahead for the region

Medford, Ore. — Changes in the weather could make a big dent in Oregon and California’s fire seasons. Cool temps, rain and even snow are in the forecast. “Mother Nature’s gonna do a lot more than probably we could do on the …

Irma leaves millions without power

(NBC News) – More than 6 million people are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Now a tropical storm, Irma continues to churn over north Florida and Georgia. Irma first made landfall in the Florida Keys, then slowly cut a …
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