curry county

Klondike Fire remains active

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire continues to be the largest and most active wildfire in our region. After topping 100,000 acres in size, the fire was classified as a “megafire.” As of August 31, the Klondike Fire was 102,168 acres …

Klondike Fire covers over 100,000 acres

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire is now more than 100,000 acres, making it the first wildfire in Oregon this year to be classified a “mega-fire.” The fire is now nearing 101,000 acres and remains 40% contained. Winds changed direction Wednesday, …

Klondike Fire continues to grow

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire continues to spread west, growing by about another 5,000 acres over the last 24 hours. It is now nearing 99,000 acres and is 40% contained. Tuesday, hot shot crews arrived on the fire lines to …

Crews focus on mopping up Lobster Creek Fire

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The Lobster Creek Fire burning 12 miles northeast of Gold Beach has reached 55 percent containment Thursday, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. The fire perimeter is holding at 397 acres. The Lobster Creek Fire started on …

Brookings woman charged with sex crimes

BROOKINGS, Ore. – A woman was arrested in Curry County for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a minor. According to the Curry County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Brookings resident Erinn Marie Clay was taken into custody on the morning of May 11, …

Missing woman found in Curry County woods

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A woman who got lost on a walk near her Curry County home was found safe Monday. Curry County Sheriff’s Office said on April 8 at about 10:00 p.m. they became aware 70-year-old Carol Dark was missing. According …