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Fire Photo Gallery

A collection of all of the photos viewers sent NBC 5 of smokey skies, smoke billowing from wildfires and smokey sunsets caused by the multiple wildfires in Southern Oregon started by the early morni ...

04 August 2013

Wildfire Meeting Brings Out Hundreds of Concerned Residents

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Everyone has been looking for updates on all the wildfires in our area. On Sunday night local community members met with those helping fight to blazes to learn where we sit. NBC 5's Kyle Aevermann ...

04 August 2013

Cave Junction Council President Dies

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A beloved community member has passed away. Cave Junction Council President and veterinarian, Dr. Dan Fiske was found dead an his veterinarian office on the morning of July 30th. Medical examiners ...

03 August 2013

Senators Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and governor John Kitzhaber visit southern Oregon wildfires

Posted in Local

Oregon's U.S. senators and the governor met with members of the public and fire officials to discuss the Douglas Complex Fire. NBC 5's Roma Villavicencio was there filed this report.

03 August 2013

Big Windy Complex Proves to be Difficult for Fire Crews

Posted in Local

The Big Windy Complex, located 8 miles north of Galice continues to be a struggle for fire crews. The fire is located in a tough area to reach, so they are using unique ways of both reaching and fig ...

03 August 2013

Fires Bring Positive Growth to Some Businesses

Posted in Local

Wildfires aren't bringing all bad news to the community of Glendale. Local businesses are seeing a spike in sales because of the more than 23-hundred temporary residents helping fight the nearby Dou ...

03 August 2013

Grants Pass Man Found Dead

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Grants Pass Department of Public Safety needs your help in a case they are saying involves a suspicious death. Police responded to the 800 block of Fruitdale Drive around two Saturday morning after ...

03 August 2013

Fire Officials Host Meeting for Brimstone Fire

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Members of the public are invited to a meeting Sunday evening regarding the Brimstone fire. Fire officials will provide a detailed summary and answer question the community may have regarding the fi ...

02 August 2013

Evacuating Large Animals

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Virginia Duff calls out for one of her family members, the horse she's owned for seven years. "I've had several horses before this one," says Duff. The Sunny Valley Rancher is caught  between the ...

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 ...