fire season

Rebuilding a town lost to flames

HORNBROOK, Calif. — Few know what it feels like to lose everything, whether it’s your home, possessions, memories. But for those living in Paradise, California, it’s now their reality. A local town is still going through that same process…four months after the …

Local volunteers heading to California

PARADISE, Calif — American Red Cross volunteers from Medford and Grants Pass drove down to California yesterday. Right now, they’re setting up a warehouse to get emergency supplies to people who need them. Afterwards,  they will go to affected areas where they …

Smoke season not over yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire season is starting to wind down but that doesn’t mean we won’t see more smoke in some areas. As we transition into fall with cooler temperatures and high humidity levels, officials say it’s the time to start prescribed …

Fire season is not over yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — With all the rain in the forecast lately and cooler temperatures, the end of fire season is fast-approaching. But we’re not in the clear just yet. Oregon Department of Forestry says there are hotter temperatures coming up this week, …

Smoke clearing out of the Rogue Valley

Medford, Ore. – Smoke in the region seemed to be clearing up, but now the concern is that the smoke will once again flood the valley. The National Weather Service said that despite the new Delta Fire in Northern California, we shouldn’t …

Fire zone city ordinance on hold

Ashland, Ore. – Ashland city council put a new ordinance on hold that would classify all of the city as a fire zone. If approved it aims to reduce wildfire risk in the city. The ordinance would require any new homes or …