Air quality

Air quality advisory extended for southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Air quality advisories were extended throughout much of southern Oregon Monday afternoon. The advisory was in effect for Jackson, Klamath and Lake Counties. Klamath County Public Health said the air quality index was so bad Monday morning it was …

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 …