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Redding elementary school evacuated

REDDING, Calif. – A Northern California elementary school was evacuated due to a suspicious device found at a residence next to the school. According to the Redding Police Department, parents of Buckeye Elementary School students were instructed to pick up their children …

All RCC campuses evacuated after threat

MEDFORD, Ore. – All Rogue Community College campuses were evacuated and closed after the school received an emailed threat. RCC tweeted the following at 12:04 p.m. on February 9: “RCC is evacuating all campuses immediately due to a threat received via email. …

Chetco Bar Fire update

UPDATE: At last check, the Chetco Bar Fire has burned 167,513 acres and is 5 percent contained. The Nazarene Church at 1600 Chetco Avenue in Brookings has opened their doors as a shelter. Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Crews fighting the …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Sisikyou National Forest, Ore. – Firefighters battling the Chetco Bar Fire are anticipating “extreme fire behavior” due to Monday’s weather patterns, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The USFS said the Chetco Bar Fire has burned an estimated 107,933 acres with …

Governor Brown visits Chetco Bar Fire

Brookings, Ore. — Governor Kate Brown spent Friday visiting Brookings. It’s an area that’s close to where the nation’s top priority fire is consuming forest land in Curry County. Fire agencies from 19 states are on the scene battling the Chetco Bar …