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Mt. Ashland sees first snow flakes

Medford, Or.- While much of the Rogue Valley is seeing rain in their forecast, 7,500 feet up above there's snow. "First flakes of the 2017 and 2018 season have arrive," Hiram Towle, general manager at Mt. Ashland said. The snow is a welcome sign for many working up at Mt. Ashland. "I was taking sna

KOBI5.COM - 2017-09-20 13:17:50

Snow doesn't stop Mt. Ashland renovations

Mt. Ashland saw a little snow this morning, but that didn't stop crews from working on the latest ski lodge renovations. The general manager of Mt. Ashland, Hiram Towle says, construction is starting to look complete. Today, crews are putting on a metal roof to the new sections of the lodge and a lo

KTVL - 2017-09-19 18:32:58

Salmon bake a first for the Rotary Club of Ashland

Ashland, Ore.- There might be smoke in the air still, but some of it didn't come from the wildfires. The Rotary Club of Ashland held their first tribal-style salmon bake this afternoon at Grizzly Peak Winery. Organizers say it's a way to support projects the club is involved in. Those include a wate

KOBI5.COM - 2017-09-18 01:29:21

Snow falls, fires subside across Southern Oregon

Snow dusted Mount Ashland while a bit more fell on parts of Crater Lake overnight as light rain continued to wet the lower valleys and further calm area wildfires. "And so it begins. The first flakes of the season!" a Mt. Ashland Ski Area Facebook post says, complete with an early morning photo of d

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:19:24

Check out the 'amphibious fire engine'

The Southern Oregon Historical Society on Saturday will show off restoration work being done on the so-called amphibious fire engine, which was pulled from Ashland Creek after plunging in the water when a bridge collapsed in a 1948 flood. Ashland's storied 1946 fire engine, which is being brought ba

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 23:53:19

This 'Baskerville' is much more than elementary

In "Baskerville," Ken Ludwig's hilarious pastiche of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Hound of the Baskervilles," the game is afoot in a fast-paced, supremely satisfying and entertaining production at Oregon Cabaret Theatre that defies the limits of time and stage space. "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:54:26

Jeffrey Bernard sculpted a life filled with art and fun

Sculptor Jeffrey Bernard is remembered as a major contributor to Ashland's art and history over the past four decades, with much fanfare for his restoration of Lithia Park's Perozzi Fountain and the Abraham Lincoln statue. After a short decline, Bernard, 69, died on Aug. 20 of amyotrophic lateral sc

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 01:34:01

Police looking for missing teen

Jonathan Johnson, a.k.a Steve Swift Talent, Ore. - Police need your help finding a missing teen who is believed to be in danger. Medford Police said 16-year-old Jonathan Johnson, also known as Steve Swift, went missing from Kamerin Springs Road in Talent on September 16. The Talent Police Department

KOBI5.COM - 2017-09-19 17:48:29

Talent PD looking for possibly endangered missing boy

Jonathan Johnson, who also goes by Steve Swift was reported missing on Saturday, Sept. 16th. (Courtesy: Medford Police Department) Talent, Ore. - Jonathan Johnson, who also goes by Steve Swift, went missing from Kamerin Springs Road on Saturday. Talent Police believe Johnson may be in danger based o

KTVL - 2017-09-19 10:47:37

New Phoenix City Manager hoping to bring stability to position

Phoenix, Ore. - Phoenix City Manager Eric Swanson says he's hoping to bring stability to the city manager position. He's the former city manager of Medford and recently came back to the Rogue Valley. Swanson says his first day was fun and very busy. He says he wants to get out into the community to

KOBI5.COM - 2017-09-19 06:48:49

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis film a scene for the movie 'The Mummy' in Oxford Featuring: Tom Cruise Where: Oxford, United Kingdom When: 06 Apr 2016 Credit: WENN.com The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame

KTVL - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Chetco Bar Fire evacuation levels lifted for Illinois River Road

Chetco Bar Fire Map, September 20, 2017. (InciWeb.org) The Josephine County Sheriff's Office in a partnership with the Chetco Bar Fire Incident Command Team have lifted the evacuation levels for residents of the Illinois River Road. The fire no longer warrants imminent threat in the area. The Fores

KTVL - 2017-09-20 13:52:52

Police: Restaurant owner faces charges after driving car through wife's garage

A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage door Monday. (WJAC) GALLITZIN, Pennsylvania (WJAC) - A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage doo

KTVL - 2017-09-19 16:07:17

Woman faces charges in hit-and-run in front of Holly

A Medford woman with a past DUII conviction is facing a slew of charges after allegedly crashing in front of the Holly Theatre, injuring a couple and fleeing the scene in an SUV. Christa Kay Kreinbrink, 32, of the first block of North Oakdale Avenue, entered not guilty pleas Monday to charges of thi

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 01:26:55

Police: Utah man pretended to be a woman while asking for nude pictures of minors

Court documents claim James Wood, 19, was pretending to be a woman named "Jessica Ford" when he asked for nude pictures from eleven minor victims. (KUTV) ROY, Utah (KUTV) - Prosecutors charged a Roy man with 22 felonies Monday morning after an investigation found he allegedly solicited nude pictures

KTVL - 2017-09-18 14:27:49

Suspects identified in deadly Chiloquin shooting

(MGN) Police identified two suspects in the deadly Chiloquin shooting on Monday. According to witness statements, police were able to identify 21-year-old Kyle Joseph Steele and 21-year-old Tevin R. Lafond,21, both from Nevada. With the assistance of Nevada Law Enforcement, Oregon State Police Detec

KTVL - 2017-09-18 18:56:21

Medford Police seek hit-and-run suspect

Medford, Ore. - Medford Police are looking for a driver who struck a 71-year-old man riding his bike to church. According to the Medford Police Department, the hit-and-run occurred on South Pacific Highway while the bicycle rider was pedaling past U.S. Cellular Fields. Police said the crash knocked

KOBI5.COM - 2017-09-20 17:40:09

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

David Cruz Marrero watches the waves at Punta Santiago pier hours before the imminent impact of Maria, a Category 5 hurricane that threatens to hit the eastern region of the island with sustained winds of 165 miles per hour, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, September 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Gius

KTVL - 2017-09-20 06:58:01

Medford School District outlines plans for Measure 98 funding

"To really expand our pathways, so that we literally have something for every kid," MSD Superintendent Dr. Brian Shumate says. Medford School District Superintendent Dr. Brian Shumate says Measure 98 funding will accelerate those efforts, by providing funding to update current career and technical e

KOBI5.COM - 2017-09-19 01:42:51

A toddler's dirt bike stolen overnight, father asking for help

(KTVL) MEDFORD, Ore. - An electric motorcycle belonging to a three and four-year-old was stolen. It happened sometime overnight on Monday between 8:00p.m. and 7:00a.m. The bike was taken from the backyard of a home on Berrydale Avenue. It's a razor MX 350 dirt bike and the father says it means the w

KTVL - 2017-09-19 18:23:12