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01 August 2015

Stouts Fire continues to burn near Milo

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Updated (8/4 8:35 a.m.) Fire officials say the Stouts Fire has burned 17,166 acres and is 10% contained. Approximately 1,272 firefighters are working on the fire. "Good progress has been made, we'v ...

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

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

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 ...

04 August 2015

Battling the Stouts Fire

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Tiller, Ore. -- Crews are working around the clock to put out the Stouts Fire that's burned more than 17,000 acres and is 10% contained.  Wildland firefighter Jacob Bucher and his crew from Miller ...

04 August 2015

Klamath Reclamation Project under new management

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Klamath Reclamation Project is under new management. Therese O'Rourke Bradford is the new area manager for Reclamation's Klamath Basin office.  She claims to have a simple ...

04 August 2015

Local animal experts issue warning about the risk smoke has on pets

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Medford, Ore. --- Local animal hospitals are issuing a warning about the risk the smoke has on pets.Veterinarians say the best advice is keep your pets indoors, in a cool place.If they have to be ou ...

04 August 2015

Cable Crossing fire 20% contained, evacuations still in effect

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Glide, Ore. --- The Cable Crossing Fire east of Roseburg, near Glide has burned 1,674 acres, it's now 20% contained.Crews took advantage yesterday of the cooler weather making solid gains, but are d ...

04 August 2015

Central Point Police asking for help with finding assault suspect

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Central Point, Ore. --- Central Point Police are asking for help in finding a 32-year-old assault suspect.Police say Christopher Michael Linder is also wanted for menacing, burglary, kidnapping and ...