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Southern Oregon

OR wildfire experts warn of driest conditions in 25 years

OR wildfire experts warn of driest conditions in 25 yearsWildfire experts are concerned that Oregon's early spring and unseasonably warm temperatures could lead to the driest summer fire conditions in 25 years.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Southern Oregon

Officers fire at suspect they say was trying to ram them

Officers fire at suspect they say was trying to ram themOfficers fired at a suspect who they said was trying to ram them with his car late Sunday night in Brookings, Ore.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Crime

Women sue Oregon school district over alleged abuse in 1969

Women sue Oregon school district over alleged abuse in 1969Three women who say they were sexually abused by a sixth-grade teacher 45 years ago have sued the Oregon school district that employed him.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks ago
News

Three people killed in S. Ore. mobile home fire

Three people killed in S. Ore. mobile home fireAuthorities say an early morning house fire killed three people near Brookings, Oregon.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Parents say school drops cardboard screen for punishment

Parents say school drops cardboard screen for punishmentThe Oregon school that was the focus of outrage on Facebook over the tardiness punishment given to a 6-year-old boy says it won't be doing that again.
  • Education
  • 4 weeks ago
News

Missing Southern Ore. house found amid ownership dispute

Missing Southern Ore. house found amid ownership disputeThe missing home has been found and three people are claiming ownership.
  • News
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Fish native to Japanese water found in Oregon crab pot

Fish native to Japanese water found in Oregon crab potA fish normally found in the ocean off Japan and other tropical waters has turned up alive in a crab pot hauled up by a fisherman off the Oregon coast.
  • Local
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Southern Oregon

Mt. Ashland gets dose of snow, ski resort reopens

Mt. Ashland gets dose of snow, ski resort reopensThis year, Mount Ashland opened Dec. 19 and closed the next day. Then it saw 11 inches of snow on Christmas Eve and reopened until Jan. 12, when it shut down and laid off all but five of its 139 employees.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Police: Robbers wore underwear disguises; 2 arrested

Police: Robbers wore underwear disguises; 2 arrestedOregon State Police say two men have been arrested in a southern Oregon convenience store robbery in which the robbers' "hoods" were actually boxer brief-style underwear in a camouflage pattern.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Professor, students find suspect's body during field trip

Professor, students find suspect's body during field tripAn autopsy report says a Klamath Falls man who fled from officers into the woods on a cold and rainy night died of exposure and hypothermia.
  • News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Search finds no sign of missing Ashland girl

Search finds no sign of missing Ashland girlJackson County search and rescue volunteers searched a gravel pit known for teen parties over the weekend but found no sign of a 17-year-old Ashland girl who has been missing for two months.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Ore. police use stun gun on man and his dog

Ore. police use stun gun on man and his dogPolice in the southern Oregon community of Roseburg say they used a stun gun on a man accused of disorderly conduct and also zapped the man's dog after it reportedly bit an officer's leg when its owner was detained.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Moderate earthquake strikes Northern California coast

Moderate earthquake strikes Northern California coastA moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has struck off the coast of Northern California.
  • News
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Animals

Oregon wolf population meets level to consider delisting

Oregon wolf population meets level to consider delistingWolves in Oregon have hit the threshold for consideration of taking them off the state endangered species list.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
News

ODOT adding road cams in southern Oregon

ODOT adding road cams in southern OregonDrivers on Interstate 5 in Douglas County and other southern Oregon highways will soon have access to better information about weather and road conditions.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Southern Oregon

Coos Bay woman struck, killed leaving St. Vincent hospital

Coos Bay woman struck, killed leaving St. Vincent hospitalSgt. Bob Ray said Sandra Glassman and her 54-year-old daughter from Berkeley, California, had just left Providence St. Vincent Medical Center on foot on Thursday night after visiting the older woman's husband.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months ago
News

Bear cub that fell out of tree to return to wild

Bear cub that fell out of tree to return to wildA scrawny bear cub that fell out of a tree in southern Oregon will have a chance to return to the wild.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Southern Oregon

Fed county timber payments in Ore. drop from $68M to $5M

Fed county timber payments in Ore. drop from $68M to $5MForest Service payments to Oregon counties drop from $67.9 million to $5.9 million; California, from $35.6 million to $8.7 million; Idaho, from $28.3 million to $2 million; Washington, from $21.5 million to $2.1 million; and Montana, from $21.3 million to $2 million.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Health

First Oregon wild duck tests positive for avian flu

First Oregon wild duck tests positive for avian fluA wild duck shot by a hunter in the Willamette Valley is the first wild bird in Oregon to test positive for avian flu since the disease showed up recently in Washington.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Southern Oregon

Oregon's wandering wolf, OR-7, gets official pack status

Oregon's wandering wolf, OR-7, gets official pack statusState and federal wildlife agencies said Wednesday they have designated OR-7, his mate and their pups the Rogue Pack, for their location in the Rogue River drainage in the Cascades east of Medford.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Green

Ore. hatchery malfunctions, trout dumped in fishing spots

Ore. hatchery malfunctions, trout dumped in fishing spotsMalfunctioning gates at a dam on the McKenzie River have led state biologists to release more than 50,000 hatchery trout into Willamette Valley fishing spots at a time of year when there's not enough food to give them a good chance to survive.
  • Green
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Ashland swim coach going to prison in sex case

Ashland swim coach going to prison in sex caseThe former volunteer will face three years in prison
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

2 dead in Highway 50 crash in Klamath Falls

2 dead in Highway 50 crash in Klamath FallsOregon State Police say two people died in a crash on Highway 50 in Klamath Falls on Sunday morning.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Crime

Klamath County deputy DA charged in gun case

Klamath County deputy DA charged in gun caseA deputy district attorney from Klamath County has been charged with unlawful use of a firearm and other crimes after he allegedly pointed a loaded pistol at two men.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
College

Skyview grad leads SOU to NAIA win, named player of year

Skyview grad leads SOU to NAIA win, named player of yearSouthern Oregon University capture the NAIA football national championship.
  • College
  • 3 months ago
Health

Avian flu found in backyard poultry in southern Oregon

Avian flu found in backyard poultry in southern OregonAvian flu has been found in a backyard flock of poultry in southern Oregon.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Southern Oregon

Tribes wary of selling pot, even if feds allow it

Tribes wary of selling pot, even if feds allow itMany in Indian Country are wary of the idea of growing and selling marijuana on tribal lands, even if it could present an economic windfall and the U.S. Department of Justice says it's OK.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago