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08 August 2013

Latest Fire Information

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Last updated 9:32am August 9, 2013 Updates are highlighted in orange for easy identification of new information. The Douglas Complex is at 44,045 acres and 32% containment. This complex is located ...

08 August 2013

Missing White City Man

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The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is asking for your help in the search for a missing Southern Oregon man. Officials say 25 year old Christopher Jon Evans was last seen on May 29 of this year, ...

07 August 2013

Wolf Creek Evacuations Reduced

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

A sigh of relief tonight for some Wolf Creek residents who can finally go home after fire from the Douglas Complex forced them to evacuate for almost two weeks. A community meeting at the Wolf Cree ...

07 August 2013

Crews Battle Lightning-Caused Fires as Thunderstorms Loom

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

On top of the wildfires already burning in Southern Oregon, lightning sparked about 16 more fires in the early hours of Wednesday morning as a thunderstorm rolled through. Officials said crews are w ...

07 August 2013

More Than Just Firefighters Fighting Fires

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We all know there are thousands of firefighters on the front lines battling the flames.But behind the scenes another very important operation is happening."It's definitely a vital part of the firefi ...

07 August 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: August 7th

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  This week's pet is Quince.   Quince is a one year old male Pomeranian Mix who is a really cool dog. He'd be great for just about any home, she's great with kids, loves to play fetch, but will al ...

07 August 2013

Three New Fires Sparked By Lightning in Jackson County

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Crews with the Oregon Department of Forestry are working on three new fires in Jackson county that were reportedly sparked by lightning early Wednesday morning. The first grass fire was called in ju ...

06 August 2013

19-Yr-Old Firefighter Dies in Water Tender Accident

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Tragedy hit on the fire line Tuesday morning. 19-year-old Jesse Trader was killed when around 7:20 Tuesday morning officials said the water tender truck he was driving hit an embankment, slid, then ...

06 August 2013

Pacific Power Official Reply

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Following is the official response from Pacific Power in relation to Klamath Falls feasibility study into a city owned electric utility district. "We received the report this morning and will offer ...

06 August 2013

Getting the Railroads Back on Track

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The rail lines have many areas that have been damaged by the Rabbit Mountain fire which is part of the Douglas Complex fire.   This has put a stop to transporting lumber using the rail lines.Somet ...