02 August 2013

The Douglas Complex Fire: One Week Later

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

The Douglas Complex Fire has now been burning for more than a week. Fire crews are making some progress. The fire is 9% contained, and some evacuation orders have been lifted.  So does that mean an ...

02 August 2013

Wedding Day Stress Due to Smoke

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

This week's smoky skies have put wedding planners and brides-to-be on edge...wondering if the smoke will stick around for the big day. The heavy smoke couldn't have picked a worst time to come filte ...

02 August 2013

Wiffleball World Record Attempt

Posted in Joe's Journal

  They say records are meant to be broken... but there are some records, like the ones in the Guinness Book of World Records, that you wonder how they ever got set in the first place.  Like the on ...

02 August 2013

Protecting Homes Inside The Douglas Complex

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

It's been almost a full week and the Douglas Complex Fire continues to be very active. Last weekend Oregon Govenor John Kitzhaber ordered a conflageration, meaning firecrews from across the state ar ...

01 August 2013

Wild Fire Meeting At Wolf Creek County Park

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

An hour long meeting at Wolf Creek Park drew nearly 100 people Thursday night. Representatives from  the Oregon Department of Forestry, Wolf Creek Fire, Josephine County Sheriff's department, and s ...

01 August 2013

Spreading the Love Through Donations

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Thousands of firefighters are out there right now putting their lives on the line for people in Southern Oregon. Their efforts are not going unnoticed. The fires have brought out the good in people. ...

01 August 2013

Redwood Highway

Posted in Tank Of Gas Getaway 2013

    Escaping the smoke...that seems to be what everyone in Southern Oregon is trying to do.  So for tonight's Tank of Gas Getaway we focused on finding places that you can leave ...

01 August 2013

Future Of Wildfire Threat

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Climatologists and Environmental experts say future wildfires will be much worse that today's... That is unless immediate action is taken to take care of the forest. They also say there are many fac ...

31 July 2013

Smoke Could Stick Around For Weeks

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

The sun tries to peak through a smokey Grants Pass sky...five days after lightening sparked fires in Southern Oregon, the sky is a blur.  Rick Graw with the Forest Service has seen this before.  " ...

31 July 2013

Firefighters Fighting the Douglas Complex Blaze Start New Strategy

Posted in Local

Flames shoot from a tree stump. Smoke fills the air. "It’s hot and dry out here," says Dave Wells for the Oregon Department of Forestry. Those conditions that are not helping the firefighters figh ...