JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Don’t get caught drinking where you shouldn’t be this summer. A seasonal alcohol ban has been renewed on the recreational section of the Illinois River. The ban has been in place seasonally every year since 2016. ...

SELMA, Ore.- A seasonal alcohol ban for a popular part of the Illinois River is being renewed later this month. On May 24th, the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest will begin a temporary ban on alcohol possession on the recreation segment ...

ILLINOIS RIVER, Ore.– The summer heat is picking up and many people are heading to local waters to cool off. However, near the Illinois River, one area is getting dangerously overcrowded. On a social media post put up on Wednesday, ...

MERLIN, Ore.– The Klondike Fire has continued to expand on all fronts growing to become even larger than the Taylor Creek Fire at about 55,248 acres as of the latest update. Over the last several days crews have allowed the ...

 MEDFORD, ORE — The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is proposing parking and camping fee increases for 2018. In all, the proposal includes increasing fees at cabins or lookouts and adding or increasing fees at several campsites. The change would also ...

Las Vegas, NV- A third arrest has been made in a Josephine County murder case. Elizabeth “Little Red” Hudson, 22, was arrested in Las Vegas Wednesday. Police say she, and two others, killed 22-year-old John Reitterer last summer. His body ...

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – A Level 3 (Go!) evacuation notice has been issued for some residents in Josephine County due to the Chetco Bar Fire. According to the Illinois Valley Fire District, the Level 3 evacuation order applies ...

Josephine County, Ore. – The body of a man found near the Selma, Oregon has been identified by authorities. Oregon State Police said the body was found on June 22 near the Snail Back Beach Trail along the Illinois River. ...

Illinois Valley, Ore.- Law enforcement agencies were called to the Illinois River Thursday afternoon after a hiker discovered a body. According to the Illinois Valley Fire District, the hiker was walking along the river about five miles from the Snailback ...

Josephine County, Ore. – Josephine County Search and Rescue crews recovered the body of a Medford woman in the Illinois River Monday morning. Tina Behneke was swept away by the river Wednesday, May 17, while trying to cross in a ...

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