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Cases of COVID-19 cases are spiking again as we enter 2022, attributed to the Omicron variant that reached the US in November. While potentially less likely to produce severe illness, the new variant is more transmissible than even the Delta variant. Stay with NewsWatch 12 for updates as we track the latest developments in Oregon, California, and beyond. Read More

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Hundreds of Flying Lark employees face unemployment if state delays gaming decision

Posted: Jan 12, 2022 6:20 PM

The final touches are going in at the Flying Lark right now, crews are working every day to make sure its ready to open by March 1st but if the commission doesn’t give its approval, then opening day can’t happen.

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Coronavirus Watch: Increasing demand for coronavirus tests in Southern Oregon

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Dog walker discovers skeletonized remains on Roxy Ann Peak Trail

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Local pet stores press on, despite supply chain challenges

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Coronavirus Watch: Gov. Brown says she's sending 700 more National Guardsmen to aid hospitals

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John Cena is 'Peacemaker'

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Medford Police investigating armed robberies at Purple Parrot locations

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SchoolWatch: Butte Falls Charter School goes remote after COVID-19 cases and exposures

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Coronavirus Watch: Oregon smashed COVID-19 case records last week, OHA says

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Coronavirus Watch: OHA moves to 'opt-in' model for COVID-19 case investigation

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National blood crisis could be dangerous for patients

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Key inflation measure hits 39-year high

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Dutch Bros co-founder says new Flying Lark jobs will vanish if Oregon officials keep stalling on betting machines

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Senate Democrats on brink of defeat on voting legislation despite frantic push

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FireWatch: Medford home 'a total loss' after fire breaks out

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Oregon State study finds hemp compounds block coronavirus

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Jackson County Foster Parent Association's Clothing warehouse must find a new home

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OSP investigating after yet another protected wolf killed in eastern Oregon

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Eugene Starbucks first in Oregon to file union petition

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FireWatch: Practicing fire safety at home

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SchoolWatch: Attendance Zoning Committee to reconvene for Oakdale Middle School

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Mercy Flights will add a new helicopter to Southern Oregon fleet

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 597172

Reported Deaths: 5994
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah97855949
Washington72322469
Marion58210575
Clackamas51874464
Lane46498401
Deschutes39433228
Jackson36118423
Linn21625221
Umatilla20245190
Douglas16847326
Yamhill14599172
Josephine13676293
Polk12587115
Benton1198848
Klamath11864179
Coos8848130
Malheur732896
Columbia623267
Jefferson615771
Lincoln558064
Crook492962
Union431665
Wasco429450
Clatsop382237
Tillamook303854
Hood River298340
Baker280140
Curry269541
Morrow269326
Grant141118
Harney134935
Lake120123
Wallowa103813
Sherman2773
Gilliam2464
Wheeler1932
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 7991072

Reported Deaths: 78887
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles254007528540
San Diego7022444586
Riverside5575215661
San Bernardino5342436285
Orange5311965978
Santa Clara2741302006
Sacramento2590942639
Alameda2272641581
Fresno2118802430
Kern2046861977
Contra Costa1708591092
Ventura1634641261
San Joaquin1544461959
Stanislaus1205811525
San Francisco115039703
Tulare1119791219
San Mateo107257647
Santa Barbara77033591
Monterey73307654
Sonoma72263432
Solano71539400
Placer60750518
Merced59092730
Imperial54544824
San Luis Obispo47519387
Kings45875396
Santa Cruz39040237
Madera34774339
Butte33859350
Yolo33801273
Marin31894253
Shasta31542515
El Dorado25700179
Napa21895111
Sutter19192200
Humboldt16259129
Yuba14624103
Nevada14502112
Tehama12624145
Mendocino12550113
Unassigned123723
San Benito1174191
Tuolumne1062291
Lake9006118
Lassen899459
Amador738573
Calaveras634395
Siskiyou589064
Glenn566339
Del Norte455943
Inyo397950
Colusa393821
Mono29054
Plumas253012
Mariposa251219
Trinity122019
Modoc8716
Sierra2860
Alpine1200
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