Updated at 6:13 PM

BEND — A federal appeals court has killed a large wind energy project in southeast Oregon. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that an environmental review by the Bureau of Land Management failed to adequately assess the winter population of greater sage grouse at the proposed facility near Steens Mountain in Harney County. Columbia Energy Partners proposed the project for roughly 10,500 acres of private land. The project called for 40 to 69 wind turbines...

Updated at 6:10 PM

PORTLAND — Parents sometimes shouted as they criticized officials over high amounts of lead in drinking water at two Portland schools, while the head of the district promised an independent investigation into the contamination. Some...

Updated at 6:04 PM

Area marijuana dispensaries and public health officials are recommending that recreational users use caution with extracts and edibles that will be come available Thursday, especially around children. Edible marijuana products with up to 15...

Updated at 5:53 PM

JACKSONVILLE — It takes something beyond the usual bill of fare for businesses to achieve staying power in this community of 2,800. The city was designated  a U.S. National Historic Landmark a half-century ago. In the passing...

Updated at 5:46 PM

After Royal Pains concludes its eight-season run on USA this summer, don't be surprised if star

Updated at 5:45 PM

Ah, the good old days. Remember being able to smoke during meetings, Beatlemania and preparing for riots? Those are some of the many local moments captured in film clips from the mid-1960s that have been converted into digital format for...

Updated at 5:40 PM

Medford tire thief security video footage.

Updated at 5:12 PM

Four Eagle Point softball standouts and one from Crater were honored recently with first-team all-Midwestern League selections in voting by the league’s coaches. Eagle Point junior Megan Ayres (pitcher) and seniors Shaelynn Grady...

Updated at 5:08 PM

South Medford and North Medford each placed two players on the first team of the all-Southwest Conference baseball voting recently by the league’s coaches. South Medford junior Ethan Whitney (pitcher) and senior Cole Carder...

Updated at 5:05 PM

A looming forecast of scorching temperatures, some in the triple digits, for later this week has prompted Oregon Department of Forestry officials to declare the start of the 2016 summer fire season in southwest Oregon. ODF officials said...

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