I host the local Morning Edition at Jefferson Public Radio. The following are from live newscasts.

May 30, 2018

April 30, 2018


Some Fire Evacuees Refused To Be Separated From Their Pets

An wildfire evacuation shelter near Redding, CA, became overwhelmed with people refusing to separate from their pets. So volunteers set up a warehouse where people could sleep next to their creatures and get free vet services. A version of this story also aired on NPR's Morning Edition.

Redding Rallies Amid Carr Fire Tragedy

The Carr Fire destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Redding, CA. Even so, evacuees at the Shasta College evacuation shelter connected through small moments of kindness. A version of this story also aired on KQED and OPB.

Southern Oregon Football Team Brings War Cry To The Field

At their practice in Ashland, Southern Oregon University football players kneel to the ground and growl, their eyes bulging, their tongues sticking out. Lineman Masi Tunoa leads the chant.

Northwest Tribes Rally To Support Dakota Pipeline Protest

The Klamath Tribes in south central Oregon have joined several others in the Northwest in supporting a tribe fighting an oil pipeline being built in North Dakota.

Public Weighs In On Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

Sensitive flora and fauna in southern Oregon and northern California could get additional protections under a proposal to expand the Cascade Siskiyou National Monument. The public had a chance to voice their opinions in Ashland Friday afternoon.