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04 August 2015

Cable Crossing Fire mop up operations

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Glide, Ore.-- Firefighters are working around the clock on mop up operations for the Cable Crossing Fire. The process is posing hazards for crews due to hot spots, falling snags, and stump holes.  ...

03 August 2015

Rafting business down due to smokey skies

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Shady Cove, Ore.-- Smokey skies throughout the Rogue Valley are making it difficult for some rafting shops to run business. Raft the Rogue said just this past weekend they lost $3,000 because of so ...

03 August 2015

Grants Pass residents to vote on sales tax in November

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Come November the citizens of Grants Pass will vote on a sales tax in the city that will help fund their crumbling criminal justice system.  Monday, city councilors voted to el ...

03 August 2015

Local stores stocking on masks

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MEDFORD, ORE. -- Smoke from nearby wildfires has settled in the Rogue Valley, and lets face it, no one really wants to be outside with it sticking around. But those who have to be, are heading to st ...

03 August 2015

Oregon Gulch fire salvage logging

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath County, Ore. - The 'Oregon Gulch' fire blackened over 55 square miles of forest south of Highway 66 between Ashland and Klamath Falls one year ago. One by one, burned trees are being harvest ...

03 August 2015

Fire crews working to contain Cable Crossing Fire

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Glide, Ore. --- The Cable Crossing Fire, located six miles east of Glide, has burned over 1,674 acres and is 20% contained as of Monday morning. Fire officials say over 1200 fire crews are assigned ...

02 August 2015

Local eye doctors traveling to give the gift of sight

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MEDFORD, ORE. -- This week a team of local eye doctors are heading on a trip that will take them half way around the world.  When they arrive on Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean, they plan t ...

02 August 2015

Current evacuations for Stouts Fire

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, ORE. -- The Stouts Fire has both the Douglas and Jackson County Sheriff's Offices issuing evacuation notices. There are currently no level 3 or mandatory evacuations. Residents along ...

02 August 2015

Lightning responsible for small fires

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APPLEGATE, ORE. -- Over the weekend, Southern Oregon and Northern California were been hit by a number of lightning storms, starting several small fires. The Oregon Department of Forestry has been ...

01 August 2015

Stouts Fire continues to burn near Milo

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Updated (8/7 10:45am) The fire has grown to 20,804 acres and is 25% contained. Fire officials say 1,545 firefighters are working the fire and the cost of suppression is so far $10.4 million. Evacua ...