Air quality

Monitoring wildfire smoke helping tourism

MEDFORD, Ore. – People have more options to now check smoke levels before they plan outdoor activities in the Rogue Valley. Travel Southern Oregon has placed new smoke monitoring devices around the region and is uploading the data to its website. This …

Air quality advisory issued for southwestern Oregon

CANYONVILLE, Ore. – The Department of Environmental issued an air quality advisory amid smoky conditions in southwestern Oregon. The Milepost 97 Fire burning just south of Canyonville is sending smoke southward toward Jackson, Josephine, Curry and Klamath Counties. On July 26, the …

Air quality improves over southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – Recent cold fronts and firefighting efforts have reduced the amount of smoke in our area, according to the National Weather Service. The most recent string of “moderate” air quality is likely a relief for many, as Medford has seen …