The Oregon State Police have released the name of a man who was arrested after a six-hour standoff in La Pine Monday night. 28-year old Jacob James Bowling is lodged in Deschutes County Jail.
At around 1 p.m., the Deschutes County Sheriff's Department notified the Oregon State Police that several dead deer were discovered in the La Pine area.Read More »
Fall is a peak time of year for accidents involving wildlife and motorists. In November of 2012, there were 178 accidents on Oregon roads involved vehicles and animals, 164 in October of last year.
The Oregon State Police, ODOT and the ODFW are asking Oregonians to be alert for deer and other animals along the roadside.Read More »
Backers of a Bill that would ban workplace discrimination against gays now have enough support to move the measure forward in the Senate. A Government-Funded Study says teens seeking wight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults. The AAA Auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.39.Read More »
A Trail man suffered serious wounds to his face when his brother allegedly fired a 12-gauge shotgun into his trailer. The incident occurred Sunday night on the west branch of Elk Creek Road.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Department says alcohol contributed to the conflict between 36-year Michael Chrisco and his brother Joshua.Read More »
Home prices in Jackson and Josephine counties continue to rise. The latest figures from the Rogue Valley Association of Realtors and the Multiple Listing Service show while prices are up over last year, the number of home sales have dropped almost 10 percent during that time in Jackson County, but continue to increase by more than three percent for Josephine county.Read More »
The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.39.
That's down 10 cents in a week and 23 cents in a month. It's 14 cents higher than the national average.
Some metro prices from the AAA's Monday survey: Portland $3.38, Salem $3.37, Eugene-Springfield $3.35, and Medford-Ashland $3.45.
Nearly two thousand pounds of fresh, locally grown produce- including squash, potatoes and onions has been donated to the Emergency Food Bank in Ashland by the Ashland Rotary Club. Volunteers were responsible for providing over 450 hours of preparing, planting and harvesting. A harvest of carrots, green beans and radishes later this week should bring donations above two thousand pounds.Read More »