While gains have been made on fires burning in Southern Oregon, new fires have broken out in Eastern Oregon. This occurs against a backdrop of a red flag warning for northeast Oregon and southeast Washington.
In the Beaver Complex- the 36,723-acre Oregon Gulch Fire is now 35% contained. The 155-acre Salt Creek Fire is 95% contained.Read More »
The Oregon State Fish & Wildlife Division is increasing the reward being offered to help catch a poacher. Five thousand dollars is being offered to find the person(s) responsible for killing three deer and leaving them to waste.
Two of the deer- four point buck and a male spike- were killed on East Willis Creek Road. An adult doe was found dead on Bland Mountain Lookout near Days Creek.Read More »
Ashland Fire and Rescue has placed the first of two new engines in service at Fire Station 2. Firefighters and shop personnel spent hundreds of hours outfitting the new engine with new equipment, and moving equipment from the old engine.
The new engines carries 750 gallons of water, runs on a 500 horsepower engine and weighs 53,800 pounds.Read More »
Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says failed leadership is one reason some veterans hospitals are falling short even while others are excelling.
Gibson told a convention of wounded veterans in Denver Tuesday that more Veterans Affairs Department employees will be disciplined as the agency tries to root out the causes of a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data.
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While an arson suspect has been released in an apparent case of mistaken identity a surveillance photo has been give to the media from the Medford Police of a man similar to the man they let go from custody.
Investigators determined through video evidence that 29-year old Gregory Stabile was several blocks away from a fire set Thursday at 1134 W.9th St. in Medford.Read More »