- Extreme kayaker visits Southern Oregon hometown Updated: Apr-28-15 4:28 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Extreme kayaker Chris Korbulic rips off his destinations in the last two years - Russia, New Guinea, Patagonia, Norway, Nepal, Labrador - like running down a grocery list.
- Anti-frost fans at blueberry farm not winning fans nearby Updated: Apr-26-15 11:04 am
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - In the wee hours of a cold morning in mid-March, residents in the Jerome Prairie and Wilderville areas west of Grants Pass got a rude awakening.
- Utah man dead, another injured in Oregon shooting Updated: Apr-19-15 2:40 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - State police are investigating a shooting in southwestern Oregon that left one man dead and another injured. Both are from Utah.
- Owner of mining claim urges armed supporters to stand down Updated: Apr-16-15 7:10 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A man who owns a gold-mining claim on federal land in southwestern Oregon asked for help defending it after U.S. authorities ordered him to stop work, but he is now telling his armed supporters to back off.
- Oregon decides to buy wildfire insurance Updated: Apr-16-15 2:40 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The state of Oregon has decided to continue buying insurance against the cost of fighting wildfires, even though it comes at a much higher premium and deductible.
- Federal fisheries regulators halt West Coast sardine season Updated: Apr-15-15 9:11 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Federal regulators on Wednesday approved an early closure of commercial sardine fishing off Oregon, Washington and California to prevent overfishing.
- Study: More people could survive tsunami if they walk faster Updated: Apr-13-15 4:21 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
- Cat survives shock, 25-foot fall from power pole Updated: Apr-09-15 10:41 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The owner of a 17-pound Siamese cat named Liam says he has nearly used up his nine lives after getting shocked on a power pole in Grants Pass and falling 25 feet.
- Medical appointments for Oregon vets slow to improve Updated: Apr-09-15 2:30 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Wait times for Oregon veterans seeking medical care have been slow to improve as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs struggles to hire doctors and nurses.
- Less water for Oregon-California border farms amid drought Updated: Apr-08-15 6:25 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Farmers on a federal irrigation project straddling the Oregon-California border are slated to get 65 percent the water they expect in a wet year this growing season, due to the lack of mountain snowpack that feeds reservoirs.
- Feds to consider endangered species listing for spotted owl Updated: Apr-08-15 5:46 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Federal biologists will consider increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives.
- Feds to consider endangered species listing for spotted owl Updated: Apr-08-15 3:05 am
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Federal biologists have agreed to consider changing protections for the northern spotted owl from threatened to endangered.
- Low Oregon snowpack means many rivers will be low Updated: Apr-07-15 7:23 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Federal hydrologists say the latest numbers reinforce the forecasts: Rivers and streams throughout Oregon will have flows far below normal this summer due to the meager mountain snowpack.
- Brady Adams, Senate leader, bear sculpture booster, dies Updated: Apr-07-15 4:24 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Brady Adams, a former president of the Oregon Senate and a local booster who made fanciful sculptures of bears a signature of summer in downtown Grants Pass, has died. He was 70.
- Federal agency: No protection for coastal Pacific marten Updated: Apr-06-15 4:32 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Federal biologists have decided that no Endangered Species Act protections are warranted for coastal populations of the Pacific marten, a forest predator that is a relative of the weasel.