Earthquake Anniversary Marks 315 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — Jan. 26 marks the anniversary of the last Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. It shook the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago. Scientists say the next big one could strike Oregon at any time and will likely be 9.0 or higher. Emergency preparedness officials say you always should have an emergency kit ready that … Continue reading »

Brush Fire Burns near San Francisco

PACIFICA, Calif. (CNN) — Flames erupted early Monday morning in Pacifica about 15 miles south of San Francisco. High winds pushed the brush fire near a neighborhood, forcing dozens of evacuations. It also threatened a nearby high school. No injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. Residents were later allowed to return home. Now, … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Suspends Search

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — Coast Guard crews suspended the search Monday morning for a man who disappeared after the boat he was on capsized. It happened Sunday afternoon near Paradise Point in Port Orford. Crews say three people were on board at the time, and two made it to shore. Officials say the missing 75-year-old … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Searches for Boater

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — Coast Guard crews and local responders were searching for a missing man near Paradise Point in Port Orford, Oregon Sunday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, Oregon, a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Chetco River in Brookings, Oregon, as well as members of the … Continue reading »

Drunk Driver Crashes into Power Pole

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A drunk driver crashes into a power pole in Central Point, knocking out power to more than 500 customers in Central Point and Medford. Just after midnight on Saturday, Central Point Police Department received a report of a crash involving a single vehicle striking a power pole in the area of … Continue reading »

30+ Children Isolated Over Measles

ALAMEDA, Calif. (CNN) — More than 30 children have been put in isolation in Alameda County, California, due to a state measles outbreak. The mother of one child says she was told her daughter may have been exposed to an unvaccinated child at a Kaiser medical office. The girl is now under quarantine for one … Continue reading »

Woman Reports Peeping Tom at Target

ALBANY, Ore. — A woman had a frightening experience at a local store. She was trying on clothes in a dressing room when she noticed someone was holding a cell phone under her door, possibly recording her as she changed. This all happened Wednesday at the Target store in Albany. Shoppers say the case makes … Continue reading »

8 Earthquakes Reported in Nevada

(CNN) — The USGS reports eight earthquakes in the last 24 hours in northeast Nevada, including one that had a magnitude of 4.5. This area is about 45 miles southeast of Lakeview, Oregon. You may remember a similar swarm of earthquakes back in November. Earthquakes in this area have been going on since July. The … Continue reading »

Bridges to Undergo Inspection

ALBANY, Ore. — A routine bridge inspection of the Ellsworth Street Bridge in Albany is scheduled for Wednesday, ODOT said. Travel will be restricted to one lane. On Thursday the Willamette River Bridge in Harrisburg will also undergo work and be restricted to a single lane of travel. Both restrictions are not expected to create … Continue reading »

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake in California

(CNN) — An earthquake rocked parts of California Tuesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.4 magnitude quake was centered about 120 miles southeast of San Francisco. Light shaking was reported around the quake. No serious injuries or damage were reported.

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