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Weather helps crews fighting the Bootleg Fire

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Recent rainfall has helped crews fighting the Bootleg Fire burning in Klamath and Lake Counties. Lightning started the wildfire in rural Klamath County on July 6. It grew rapidly in the following days, expanding into neighboring Lake County. By …

Josephine Co. hoping to change COVID-19 metrics

SOUTHERN OREGON, Ore. — A steady increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases continues to bring a concern to local health officials. “We are seeing the hospitalizations going up, it is a worrisome sign,” said Dr. Shames, Jackson County Medical Director. Jackson County …

Judge rules against Josephine County Commissioners’ resolution

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. —A judge has ruled against the Josephine County Commissioners’ resolution on state government Coronavirus restrictions. We spoke with Wally Hicks, the county’s Legal Counsel, Thursday. He says the resolution was only the opinions of the Josephine County Commissioners. According to the Daily …