Illinois Valley

Relief in sight for fire crews

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The Alaska Incident Management Team held a meeting in Cave Junction Monday evening to update residents on the Klondike and Taylor Creek fire as well as inform them on their top priorities. The meeting focused on many important …

Klondike Fire prompts new evacuation warnings

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Due to the slow southward movement of the Klondike Fire, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is notifying some residents to be ready to evacuate. Deputies said increased fire activity and burnout operations—along with predicted changes in weather patterns—necessitates …

Josephine County Chetco Bar evacuations reduced

Josephine County, Ore.- Josephine County residents forced from their homes by the Chetco Bar Fire will be allowed to return Friday evening. Illinois Valley Fire District announced Friday morning the Level 3 evacuation order issued for all residents on Illinois River Road …