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Hendrix Fire 90% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A wildfire nine miles southwest of Ashland is 90% contained. Crews fighting the Hendrix Fire in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest have officially transitioned to patrol status as they approach full containment of the 1,082-acre fire. Only one …

Drone threatens aircraft fighting the Miles Fire

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Police are investigating an incident involving a drone interfering with firefighting operations related to the Miles Fire. There is a Temporary Flight Restriction over all wildfires due to the hazards citizen-operated aircraft present to firefighting aircraft. The TFR …

Second Amendment measure moves forward

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — A ballot measure to protect the Second Amendment in Jackson County will be considered by voters this November. The Jackson County Right to Bear Arms initiative petition collected 8,148 signatures. Gathering all those signatures took 3 months. Organizers …

King of the Rogue rafting race cancelled

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The 6th annual King of the Rogue Race in Gold Hill has been cancelled. After poor air quality the last several weeks, organizers and competitors are pulling out of this weekends competition due to the unhealthy air. This …

Decrease in opioid deaths in Oregon

ASHLAND, Ore. — Doctor Jim shames, the Jackson County Public Health officer says Oregon has made the most progress out of any other state in the nation when it comes to reducing opioid prescriptions and overdoses. Dr. Shames says the significant progress …
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