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Fireworks stands open in Oregon

CENTRAL POINT, Ore— Tuesday marks the first-day fireworks stands can open across Oregon. Eddie Sims, the tent manager of the Central Point Discounted Fireworks Superstore, has been selling fireworks for 22 years. He says setting up this year has been a little …

Rain and extra support hold off lightning-caused fires

MEDFORD, Ore.– Forest agencies are breathing a collective sigh of relief this weekend as storms passed through southern Oregon without causing any major fires. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Service says that lightning did cause several fires. However, things were a little …