Air quality

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 …

Fewer home buyers due to smoke

https://youtu.be/4Nif05IHYlI MEDFORD, Ore. — While the smoke in Jackson and Josephine County linger, local real estate agents are seeing a reduced number of home buyers because of the poor air quality. Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate says it’s losing clients due to …

Free N-95 masks available from AllCare Health

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A regional healthcare provider will be handing out free masks to help protect residents from wildfire smoke. AllCare Health said, “These special N-95 protective masks are for limited protection against smoke and ultra-fine particles. It’s recommended that anyone …