Monday, March 4th Overnight Weather
Wet and chilly for Tuesday with snow impacting travel in our higher elevations, especially above 3,000'. Drier weather is expected later this week.
Scenic and Wild Film Festival tickets are on sale
The Siskiyou Film Fest is presenting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival on April 12 in Ashland and April 14 in Grants Pass. The festival says it aims to bring the community together and celebrate the work being done to protect Klamath Siskiyou’s wild lands. In addition to a...
Difficult travel and chain requirements continue for some higher passes
OREGON – Updated at 10:30 a.m.: Chains are now required on OR-140 at Doak Mountain on vehicles towing or over 10,000 GVW. Chain restriction between MP 51 and MP 57. NewsWatch 12 is keeping tabs on road conditions and any chain requirements on local roadways because of snow and ice today.
Saturday March 2nd Evening Weather
More rounds of winter weather will impact travel through the region right into the weekend.
The best steakhouse in Grants Pass right now, according to diners—plus, see the rest of the top 3
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated steakhouses in Grants Pass, according to diners' reviews on Yelp as of January 2024.
Some schools in Jackson, Josephine counties start two hours late
JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – This week’s winter storm has led some Rogue Valley school districts to opt for a delayed start on Monday. Ashland School District, Butte Falls School District and Prospect School District in Jackson County and some schools within the Three Rivers School District in Josephine County have all announced two-hour delays due to inclement weather.
Winter storm warning affecting Eastern Curry County and Josephine County Monday and Tuesday
A winter storm warning was issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday at 2:09 a.m. valid from Monday 10 a.m. until Tuesday 4 p.m. for Eastern Curry County and Josephine County. Winter driving guide: Tips from the weather service for safe and sound travels. Winter weather can make driving...
ODOT: Hazardous road conditions on 1-5 SW Oregon
CANYONVILLE Ore. (KPTV) - Oregon Department of Transportation said winter conditions are causing delays on Interstate 5 between Canyonville and the California border. ODOT said crews are responding to several crashes and non-operating cars on the mountain passes north of Grants Pass and the Siskiyou Pass south of Ashland. ODOT said chain requirements are in effect and crashes are also happening at lower elevations.
Tue 9 AM | Yes, it's time: Applegate Fire District gets residents thinking about fire season
The heart of fire season can seem a long way off when we're still in the last few weeks of winter. But we know it will come, and we know it helps to prepare. So expect more events like the "All Things Fire Fair" coming to Ruch in the Applegate Valley next weekend (March 9th).
Snowy roads and some chain requirements in place due to latest winter storm
OREGON – Updated at 8:34 a.m.: Winter storm conditions are causing delays on I-5 between Canyonville and the California border. Crews are responding to several crashes on mountain passes north of Grants Pass and the Siskiyou Pass south of Ashland, and at lower elevations as well. ODOT is advising travelers to delay their trip if possible.
Northbound lanes of I-5 reopen in south Grants Pass following crash
UPDATE (4:30 p.m.): The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 have reopened following the crash at Exit 55 in south Grants Pass, ODOT said in an update. "Use caution as congestion in the area clears." ---- Original report:. GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 are closed due...