Smokers Use E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking

MEDFORD, Ore. — Nancy Lowe was a long-time smoker. And when you smoke for 30 years, she says it’s tough to stop. She says she tried a patch, a prescription and even tried going cold turkey. She says none of that worked. “There are so many different things that you are addicted to. It’s not … Continue reading »

Crescent City Harbor Re-Opens

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The Crescent City Harbor has re-opened after undergoing a $38 million reconstruction project.  The harbor was hit hard by tsunamis back in 2006 and 2011, forcing the harbor to close due to damage. Now three years later, the harbor is back in business and better than ever.  It is the first tsunami-resistant port … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Albany Woman for ID Theft

ALBANY, Ore. — Police arrested an Albany woman on theft and identity theft charges Friday. Investigators with Oregon State Police and the Corvallis Police Department said 34-year-old Merideth Kachel allegedly stole a man’s backpack in January from inside the Women’s Building on the Oregon State University campus, which had the man’s ID and credit cards. OSP said … Continue reading »

Search and Rescue Volunteers Arrested

KEIZER, Ore. — Two Marion County Search and Rescue volunteers were arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a minor. On March 17, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report that two of its Search and Rescue volunteers sexually abused a 17-year-old volunteer. After the Keizer Police Department investigated, it arrested 33-year-old Casey Wenger … Continue reading »

Alarms Installed in Medford Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford schools are taking new steps and using new technology to help police respond faster during an emergency. It’s an effort that began shortly after the Sandy Hook Shooting in 2012. For the past few months, Medford schools have been installing police alarms. With one push of a button, they inform police … Continue reading »

Old Siskiyou County Sawmill Re-Opening

YREKA, Calif. – After decades of mill closures and shutdowns, a new sawmill is being built in Siskiyou County. Fruit Growers Supply, which for more than a hundred years has owned thousands of acres of timberland in Northern California, is reviving a vacant mill site east of Yreka. Trucks are already bringing in small-size logs to the … Continue reading »

Governor Reveals Cover Oregon Review

SALEM, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber is sounding off about the state’s flawed health care exchange. He says Cover Oregon is still not up to par. Days away from the deadline, Oregon is the only state where the public still can’t sign up for health insurance online in one sitting. Thursday, Kitzhaber revealed results of … Continue reading »

Woman Killed in Crash Along Highway 101

DEPOE BAY, Ore. — A woman died after her car plunged off a cliff alongside Highway 101. It happened about 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, three miles south of Depoe Bay. A witness reports seeing the car drive off the highway, through a wide turnout area, and off the cliff, landing on rocks near the surf line. … Continue reading »

News Helicopter Crashes; Two Dead

SEATTLE, Wash. (ABC) — Two people are dead and one other is in critical condition after a KOMO News helicopter crashed and burned this morning near the Space Needle. Emergency personnel immediately rushed to the scene. Two vehicles were struck in the crash, witnesses said a man could be seen running from one car with his … Continue reading »

Grant to Further Education Eagle Point

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Jackson County School District 9 is working to make sure all of its elementary students have proficient reading skills. Now, that is easier to do after receiving a grant as part of the Oregon Response to Intervention Project. As part of the project, students are tested three times per year to … Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts