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The Boles Fire: 2 years later

Weed, Calif. — 2 years ago, an unattended campfire on a dry windy day became the Boles Fire, threatening Weed elementary and destroying over 150 structures, many of them homes… Retired Weed Fire Chief Darin Quigley said, “We lost the first home, …

Ashland weed abatement deadline approaching

Ashland, Ore. — There’s only one more day to cut weeds and grass down to compliance, or you could face a fine. The Ashland Fire Department is reminding residents about the weed abatement ordinance. In preparation for the upcoming fire season, weeds …

Oregon teen facing federal marijuana charges

(Video courtesy of KGW.) Portland, Ore. – An Oregon teen is facing federal charges for possession of marijuana. According to Portland NBC Affiliate KGW, 19-year-old Devontre Thomas said, “It’s a big deal when it comes to federal. That’s what scares me about …

Medical marijuana workshops held in Josephine Co.

Josephine County, Ore. — Local medical marijuana growers were given a crash course on the latest rules from state officials on Tuesday. Representatives from the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, or the O.M.M.P., held two workshops at the library in Grants Pass. They …

Pedestrian killed on I-5 near Weed

Calif. — A man is dead after being run over by a semi-truck on Interstate-5 early Thursday morning north of Weed. California Highway Patrol says a truck driver had pulled to the shoulder of I-5 to rest in Siskiyou County. The driver told …