Murder Suspect Arrested in Cave Junction

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested Daniel Joseph Martinson, 44, who was wanted on a felony warrant for Murder related to a November 2013 homicide in Cave Junction. On Wednesday, at about 9:15 a.m., a citizen called 911 to report seeing Martinson in Cave Junction. OSP detectives were in the area and took … Continue reading »

Neighbors Protest Sprint Jet Boat Races

LEBANON, Ore. — Sprint jet boat races are coming to Lebanon this weekend – something that organizers say will boost the area’s economy. But neighbors are fighting to cancel the event – worried about the amount of water the site is using. The United States Sprint Boat Association is hosting the event on July 26, … Continue reading »

Richardson Gets Independent Party Nod

SALEM, Ore. – The Independent Party of Oregon is announcing its support for Dennis Richardson in this November’s gubernatorial race. Richardson, a Central Point representative, recently won out among registered independents in a survey conducted by the party — 677 votes compared to John Kitzhaber’s 413. That means Richardson can list the independent party endorsement … Continue reading »

Riding Beyond Helps Cancer Survivors

ASHLAND, Ore. — An equine therapy program is helping people ride beyond cancer.  Riding Beyond uses a horse to help cancer survivors or people in recovery to reconnect with the world. It’s common during the recovery period for people to not want to be touched or be around others, but trainers for Riding Beyond said … Continue reading »

Heat Impacts Fruits and Vegetables

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The hot weather mixed with severe drought conditions is impacting fruits and vegetables in the Rogue Valley. With the hot sun beating down on crops across southern Oregon, one might think the crops would be dried up, but farmers said with the proper irrigation, some of their crops are even being … Continue reading »

Governor Declares State of Emergency

MEDFORD, Ore. — A state of emergency has been verbally declared in Oregon by Governor Kitzhaber due to the severe fire season. The governor’s office says the emergency declaration enables the Oregon National Guard to mobilize resources on an as-needed basis to assist fire crews in the state. While no large wildfires are currently burning … Continue reading »

Soldiers Prep for Deployment Ceremony

ASHLAND, Ore. — About 300 soldiers of the 186th Infantry in Southern Oregon will attend a deployment ceremony on Friday before leaving for Fort Hood in Texas on Saturday. On Thursday, preparations for the ceremony were under way after the soldiers just returned from their annual training. The troops will spend 60 days at Fort … Continue reading »

Former Stepmom Seeks Name Change

MEDFORD, Ore. — Court documents show Terri Horman is trying to change her name. Kyron Horman’s former stepmom wants to go by Clair Sullivan. Terri Horman has been the focus of a police investigation into Kyron’s disappearance and also the target of social media scrutiny. A search on Facebook for her shows multiple pages up … Continue reading »

Linn County Fair Begins

ALBANY, Ore. — The Linn County Fair is back in full swing this week with all the favorites. It kicked off Wednesday afternoon in Albany with carnival rides, fair food and entertainment. You can even “take a walk on the wild side” and meet a baby tiger and other animals. Organizers say there is something … Continue reading »

Oregon Police Search for Murder Suspect

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– Oregon State Police are actively searching for a murder suspect in a wooded area of Josephine County Wednesday. OSP said Daniel Martinson has a felony warrant out for a murder in Cave Junction last November. They said they believe he stabbed Arron Clouser in the back several times and left him to … Continue reading »

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