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Crime

Deputies: Man set fire to shed with two people inside

Deputies: Man set fire to shed with two people insideKlamath County sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of setting fire to a shed with two people inside.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Crime

Pedestrian critically hurt in White City hit-and-run

Pedestrian critically hurt in White City hit-and-runPolice are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and critically injured a pedestrian Saturday morning in White City, Oregon.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Cottage Grove fires city attorney after DUII

Cottage Grove fires city attorney after DUIIThe city of Cottage Grove has terminated its contract with city attorney Sean Kelly who was arrested last week on a charge of DUII.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Southern Oregon

VA hospital director in Roseburg leaving early

VA hospital director in Roseburg leaving earlyVA hospital director in Roseburg leaving early
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Southern Oregon

ODFW: Diseased deer OK for Ore. hunters to eat

ODFW: Diseased deer OK for Ore. hunters to eatWith the deer season opening Saturday, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says it's OK for hunters to eat meat from black-tailed deer infected in a disease outbreak in the southwest corner of the state.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Southern Oregon

Biologists ID Ore., Calif. pot gardens as salmon threat

Biologists ID Ore., Calif. pot gardens as salmon threatConcerns about the impact of pot farming were raised by the NOAA Fisheries Service in its final recovery plan for coho salmon in the region.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Southern Oregon

Police: Man killed in Cottage Grove was lying in road

Police: Man killed in Cottage Grove was lying in roadThe body of 39-year-old Reuben James Orr was found just after 10:30 p.m. in the 35000 block of Shoreview Drive, near Dorena Lake.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

MIssing woman found safe at Crater Lake

MIssing woman found safe at Crater LakeOregon State Police troopers and Douglas County sheriff's deputies are looking for a woman who was reported missing on the way to the Crater Lake area.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Southern Oregon

Homecoming king, queen scrapped at Ashland High

Homecoming king, queen scrapped at Ashland HighAshland High School doesn't have a homecoming king and queen for the first time since the 1950s.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 4 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Police shoot, kill bear in tree near Medford school

Police shoot, kill bear in tree near Medford schoolPolice in Medford shot and killed a bear that climbed a tree near a school and wouldn't come down.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 4 weeks ago
Green

Oregon wine harvest shaping up to be 'epic'

Oregon wine harvest shaping up to be 'epic'Sam Tannahill doesn't want to jinx the 2014 Oregon wine grape harvest, but here goes: It's shaping up to be "epic."
  • Green
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Skin infection MRSA reported at Myrtle Point school

Skin infection MRSA reported at Myrtle Point schoolAuthorities are taking extra care to wipe down the weight room, showers and locker rooms at the Myrtle Point Junior-Senior High School where at least two students have contracted a skin infection known as MRSA.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Grants Pass man dies after gunfire at home

Grants Pass man dies after gunfire at homePolice in Grants Pass say a man who barricaded himself inside his home died after both he and officers fired shots.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Oregon man guilty in 'fence from hell' murder

Oregon man guilty in 'fence from hell' murderA southern Oregon man has been found guilty of murder in the shooting of his neighbor in a long-running feud.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Police: Suspect in brutal Roseburg murder caught on camera

Police: Suspect in brutal Roseburg murder caught on cameraPolice say the man held on charges he brutally murdered a clerk at a convenience store in Roseburg did not know her, but told investigators he hated her.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Green

Klamath Basin project restores river for endangered fish

Klamath Basin project restores river for endangered fishA major restoration project on a river in the upper Klamath Basin has been completed.
  • Green
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Crash sends truck dangling over bridge rail

Crash sends truck dangling over bridge railAn Oregon State Police spokesman says a truck driver has been cited after a commercial truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck and trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Local

Book stirs controversy at Ore. school board meeting

Book stirs controversy at Ore. school board meetingSome parents with children in a southwest Oregon school district are complaining about a book in the high school libraries.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Green

Salmon on Klamath River get more emergency water

Salmon on Klamath River get more emergency waterFor the second time this year, federal officials are releasing additional water from a Northern California reservoir to combat a parasite that threatens to kill thousands of salmon in the drought-parched Klamath River.
  • Green
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Police: Bullet grazes Medford woman doing laundry

Police: Bullet grazes Medford woman doing laundryA 19-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet after a handgun fell from her boyfriend's pants and fired.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from OregonGenetic tests indicate that the mate Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, found in the Cascade Mountains of southwestern Oregon could have been the girl next door when he was growing up hundreds of miles away in northeastern Oregon.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Gold Beach senior center

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Gold Beach senior centerThe treasurer of the Gold Beach Senior Center surrendered to authorities at the Curry County Jail after she was indicted on charges that she stole money from the organization.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Bail for Klamath Co. deputy shooting suspects set at $10M

Bail for Klamath Co. deputy shooting suspects set at $10MThe man and woman arrested in the shooting of a Klamath County sheriff's deputy were in court Friday, where a judge set their bail at $10 million each.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Two arrested in shooting of Klamath Co. deputy

Two arrested in shooting of Klamath Co. deputyA Klamath County sheriff's deputy was shot on Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Wildfires near Oakridge spread; homes on evacuation alert

Wildfires near Oakridge spread; homes on evacuation alertLightning-caused wildfires sparked August 10 spread during the hot, windy afternoon Wednesday near Oakridge, causing officials to put 85 homes on evacuation alert.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Friends: Man killed by Medford police was Marine veteran

Friends: Man killed by Medford police was Marine veteranFriends say a man shot to death after he opened fire on Medford police was a veteran of the Marines who served in the Gulf War.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Local

Police: Naked, combative man arrested at Ore. hemp expo

Police: Naked, combative man arrested at Ore. hemp expoA naked man was restrained, sedated and jailed after a disturbance at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Southern Oregon early Sunday morning, police said.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago