Air quality

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 …

King of the Rogue rafting race cancelled

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The 6th annual King of the Rogue Race in Gold Hill has been cancelled. After poor air quality the last several weeks, organizers and competitors are pulling out of this weekends competition due to the unhealthy air. This …

Air quality causes DEQ delays

MEDFORD, Ore. — The DEQ station in Medford on Biddle Rd. had to shut down one of it’s lanes early Friday morning because of air quality. The DEQ manager said when the air quality gets over 200 or in the very unhealthy …