MEDFORD, Ore. – Plans for a sculpture intended to honor Almeda Fire victims may have been put on pause after public controversy. A 20-foot tall project called “Firestorm” was supposed to be located along 5th and Riverside in downtown Medford. ...

Update: Plans for a sculpture honoring Almeda Fire victims were put on pause after public controversy. The city said over the past week, Rogue Valley residents voiced concerns about the look, size, and location of the statue. In response, the ...

‘ ASHLAND, Ore. – The man accused of lighting his car on fire near Emigrant Lake just minutes after the Almeda Fire began pleaded guilty to arson. Firefighters found California man Vance Nguyen’s car on fire just feet from nearby ...

MEDFORD, Ore — A professional artist is getting ready to build a sculpture to honor the victims of the 2020 Almeda fire, as well as raise awareness about the effect of wildfires. Professional artist Robert Barnum, created the “firestorm” project. ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— Hundreds of families impacted by the Almeda Fire are set to receive holiday meals thanks to the collaborative effort of local organizations. Country Financial, John L. Scott, the Jackson County’s Sheriff’s Office, Medford Police, Jackson County Fire ...

PHOENIX, Ore. — Puck’s Donuts is in the process of rebuilding its former Phoenix location, which burned down in the Almeda Fire. An engineer with the construction company rebuilding the well-known donut shop says it will have the same original ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local first responders and businesses are teaming up to help those who are still affected by the Almeda Fire. Jackson County Fire District 3 and 5, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, along with Country Financial Trey Berkey ...

Two families displaced by the Almeda Fire were able to begin the rebuilding process of their new homes with the help of Habitat for Humanity. For the Garcia and Diaz families, emotions ran high Saturday morning. Each family will own ...

PHOENIX, Ore. —Kraken Koffee is up and brewing again, after being destroyed in the Almeda Fire, just short of its scheduled opening. The organic coffee stand on wheels was supposed to open the week of the fire. But plans quickly ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Millions of dollars are headed to Oregon to help cover the cost of housing people displaced by wildfires. On Thursday, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced a $2.4 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency ...