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Crews fighting fire near Quartz Creek

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry are actively fighting a fire above Quartz Creek near Merlin and Hugo. Rural Metro says the size of the fire is between 8 to 12 acres. No homes or structures …

Grants Pass pursuit ends in arrests

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Two people were arrested after a police chase in Grants Pass. The Josephine County Sheriff’s said at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, a deputy tried to pull over a green Dodge pickup truck on Williams Highway near Jaynes Drive …

15-year-old arrested for Hugo robbery

HUGO, Ore. – A local store was robbed at gunpoint by a 15-year-old suspect. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said at about 6:15 Monday night, someone wearing a mask approached a cashier at the Hugo Hitching Post. The suspect then pointed what …

Hugo Road Fire 67% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Containment of the Hugo Road Fire has increased to 67% Wednesday. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the wildfire burning ten miles north-northwest of Grants Pass has held steady at 199 acres over the last 24 hours. However, …

Hugo Road Fire 45% contained

Evacuation levels in the following article were updated on 09/04/18 at 1:20 p.m. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Over 200 structures remain under threat due to the Hugo Road Fire burning in Josephine County. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the fire started …