Ashland

Alleged arsonist arrested in Ashland

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Police arrested a man for allegedly setting a van on fire near Emigrant Lake around the time of the Almeda Fire on September 8th. NBC5 News reported about the vehicle fire last Wednesday. At the time, firefighters said …

Almeda Fire 70% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – The fire that devastated several Rogue Valley communities is now 70% contained. The Almeda Fire started on September 8 in north Ashland and spread north along the Bear Creek Greenway, destroying homes and business in Talent and Phoenix …

Ashland Mayor speaks out about Almeda Fire

ASHLAND, Ore.— Ashland Mayor John Stromberg released a letter to the public about the Almeda Fire early Saturday morning. He said: First and foremost, our hearts go out to all those affected by the Almeda Fire. I’m totally overwhelmed at the enormity …

Almeda Fire evacuation zone reduced

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Some evacuation zones around the Almeda Fire have been downgraded. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Friday the Level 3 evacuation zone has been reduced to where the fire actually burned. Residents outside of the burn area can …