Wind Damages Power Lines

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wind knocked out power for tens of thousands of people in Oregon and Northern California. Fire crews and Pacific Power teams had to deal with downed trees crushing power lines and damaging property. Representatives with Pacific Power say they had every single crew available working to restore power throughout the day. The Rogue … Continue reading »

Copper Thieves to Blame for Phone Outage

DEXTER, Ore. — CenturyLink says copper thieves were to blame for an extensive phone outage in the Dexter area. Phone service has been out since Sunday morning and crews are still working to fix the problem and get service restored by midnight, Sunday. A CenturyLink spokesperson says 600 feet of cable was cut in a … Continue reading »