MEDFORD, Ore. – A new ranking puts Rogue Valley’s air quality amongst the worst in the nation. The primary reason is wildfire smoke. The American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air” report said the Rogue Valley has some of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Oregon Tech professor is focusing her sights on working to clear the air in the Klamath Basin. Data from an air monitoring station by Peterson Elementary School helps determine if it’s a ‘red, yellow, or ...

 MEDFORD, Ore. — The smoke has made its way into the Rogue Valley and it’s only becoming denser, but there are things you can do to start protecting yourself now. N95 masks are your first choice. Health officials say they’re ...

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 ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Britt Music and Art Festival outdoor performances will take place as-is for the time being, even as smoke moves into the Rogue Valley. Last year, smoke from wildfires pushed the air quality in the Rogue Valley to ...

SALEM, Ore. – A U.S. Senator from Oregon is introducing a number of bills to tackle the effects of smoke from wildfires. Senator Jeff Merkley introduced several pieces of legislation aimed at mitigating the impacts of wildfires in Oregon and ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Two cities, Medford and Grants Pass, are topping the charts in a recent report for having some of the worst air quality in the nation and in the state. The study came from the American Lung Association’s “State ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Due to diminishing air quality, Jackson County Air Quality officials declared a “Red Day” for wood stove burning. According to the National Weather Service, air quality monitors in Medford show airborne particulates are reaching unhealthy levels. ...

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