Category Archives: KDRV

Appeals court issues temporary block of Oregon’s flavored nicotine vape ban

The Oregon Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked the recent statewide ban on flavored nicotine vaping products, according to court documents. Source: Appeals court issues temporary block of Oregon’s flavored nicotine vape ban

Oregon officials confirm ‘kicker’ rebate on 2019 tax returns

Many Oregonians will receive an extra credit on their taxes this year due to the tax surplus last year. Source: Oregon officials confirm ‘kicker’ rebate on 2019 tax returns

Gov. Brown speaks at send-off ceremony for Oregon National Guard units

The mobilization ceremony will be on Sunday at SOU’s Raider Stadium in Ashland. Governor Kate Brown and the state’s Adjutant General will be in attendance for the upcoming mobilization ceremony as Oregon National Guard units prepare to leave for Djibouti, the Oregon Military Department (OMD) said in a statement. Source: Gov. Brown speaks at send-off […]
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State issues advisory for Lake Selmac after finding harmful algae blooms

The Oregon Health Authority issued a recreational use health advisory on Wednesday for Lake Selmac after finding harmful cyanobacterial and cyanotoxins. Source: State issues advisory for Lake Selmac after finding harmful algae blooms

Fire Season officially ends October 1 for Jackson and Josephine counties

The 2019 Fire Season officially comes to an end on Tuesday for Jackson and Josephine counties, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Southwest District has announced. The season ended on Friday for Klamath and Lake counties. “Recent rains and consistent cooler temperatures have made the conclusion of fire season possible,” ODF said in a statement. […]
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ODF calls an end to Fire Season in Klamath and Lake counties

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has called an end to the 2019 Fire Season for Klamath and Lake counties, according to a statement released on Thursday. Source: ODF calls an end to Fire Season in Klamath and Lake counties

Region sees dozens of small wildfires sparked by lightning storms

 Firefighting agencies across Southern Oregon and Northern California reported dozens of small fire starts on Thursday morning after severe thunderstorms brought flurries of lightning strikes through the region. Source: Region sees dozens of small wildfires sparked by lightning storms

Water becomes number 1 concern at Josephine County’s Hemp Symposium

Hemp is a rapidly growing industry in southern Oregon and Josephine County is trying figure out how to handle the farms. The Josephine County Commissioners organized a Hemp Symposium aimed at starting the conversation about the hemp industry impacting the community. Source: Water becomes number 1 concern at Josephine County’s Hemp Symposium

Oregon lawmakers work to clarify new death penalty law

Oregon lawmakers are trying to clarify a controversial law that reclassifies what crimes warrant the death penalty. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday she wants to call a special session. Source: Oregon lawmakers work to clarify new death penalty law

Gyda Fire is 100% Lined

A fire along Highway 238 in the Applegate Valley caused authorities to shut down the roadway. Source: Gyda Fire is 100% Lined