Community Reacts to Fatal Shooting

CHARLESTON, Ore. – Three people are dead after a shooting early Tuesday in Coos Bay, and just down the road in Charleston, news of the shooting spread fast. Those who live and work there, say there’s been a community effort to crack down on crime. Locals say Bastendorff Beach is a major hang out for … Continue reading »

One Dead in Plane Crash

PETALUMA, Calif. — ABC affiliate station KGO is reporting one person has died in a small plane crash in Marin County on the border of Petaluma and Novato after leaving from Brookings, Oregon. The crash set off a small grass fire near Hicks Valley and Marshall-Petaluma Road. According to preliminary information from the FAA, the pilot … Continue reading »

Heat Lamp Leads to Structure Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Fire Department says their new engines responded to their first call on Sunday morning at a fire on Idaho Street. At around 7:39 a.m., firefighters responded to a home full of smoke on Idaho Street . Ashland Fire reports a heat lamp apparently fell from a pet lizard’s cage and lit the … Continue reading »

Boy Scout Makes Archery Range Targets

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Ten new targets now line the Jackson County Sports Park’s archery range. A local boy scout is behind the project range officials said was much needed. Collin Neilson said he’s lost count on the number of hours he’s spent during the last two summers planning, fund raising, and building the targets. … Continue reading »

BMWCMF Offers Mobile App

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — If you want to get more information related to the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival, you’re strongly advised to download the festival’s mobile app. “It tells you all the activities, how to get here, what’s going on when you get here. All the different foods, the times for all the different activities … Continue reading »

BMWCMF Improves Signage

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — The annual migration to the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Festival is happening now. The music began Friday morning, with the bigger stars and entertainers taking the stage at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Campers say they’ve had fewer problems and less frustration getting to the venue. Organizers and law enforcement say that’s not a … Continue reading »

BMWCMF Unveils Stage Changes

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — For those who have been to the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival before, you’ll notice a big difference. And for those who are here for the first time, you’ll be impressed by the stage. It’s a monster and something both fans and entertainers will enjoy. “They’ve got a bigger stage, one of … Continue reading »

Blake Shelton Fan Excited for Concert

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — If Sunday’s headliner at the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival, Blake Shelton, chooses to mingle with the crowd a bit, he better be careful. Amidst the fans is a sweet woman we met. Her name is Susan Heiney, and she’s a huge Blake Shelton fan with a liking for Blake’s voice and … Continue reading »

Teens Stranded by Greyhound

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two teens were left stranded in an unfamiliar place by a big name bus company. A pair of Eugene parents says Greyhound left their kids to fend for themselves, after the company overbooked their bus. The situation probably sounds a nightmare all parents have had. Adam and June Kinch say they had … Continue reading »

Central Point Approves Marijuana Tax

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Central Point City Council passed a second reading of an ordinance on Thursday night that will tax medical and recreational marijuana. Even though the mayor and city councilors have made it very clear that they don’t want any form of marijuana anywhere in Central Point. In a unanimous vote, Central … Continue reading »

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