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03 August 2013

Big Windy Complex Proves to be Difficult for Fire Crews

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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

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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 ...

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

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. ...