Applegate Lake

Miller Complex 4% contained

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – A series of wildfires continues to burn east of Cave Junction. The Miller Complex has burned an estimated 7,874 acres and is 4% contained as of August 20, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The 24 …

Firefighters hold fire line after it doubles

Applegate Lake, Ore. — Firefighters are currently battling a blaze in Southern Oregon. According to the Bureau of Land Management the Pesky Bar Fire south of Applegate Lake is currently 15 acres. The BLM says with enough crews and resources showing up yesterday afternoon, they …

Spillways opened at Applegate Dam

Applegate Lake, Ore. — Wednesday was a big day in southern Oregon for the US Army Corps of Engineers. They opened the spillways at the Applegate Dam. The Applegate spillway opening is an annual event for the US Army Corps of Engineers. The objective, …

Salmon at risk in Applegate River

“It’s a complete anomaly” Biologists with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have never seen water levels this high at Applegate Lake. “It’s definitely highest amount of water coming into the reservoir that we’ve seen since it’s been closed since the …

Applegate Lake drowning victim ID’d

Update (07/22 12:40 p.m.) — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said search and rescue divers recovered the body of 17-year-old Medford resident Antonio Jose Garcia just after 7:50 p.m. Thursday evening after he jumped into Applegate Lake and didn’t resurface. Deputies said …