Josephine County

22-acre wildfire burning west of Cave Junction

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. – A new wildfire is currently burning in a remote area of the Wild Rivers Ranger District. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the Josephine Fire was first reported Sunday in a “very inaccessible location” on Woodcock Mountain near …

Hiker dies on Rogue River Trail

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — A hiker died after reportedly falling on the Rogue River Trail. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, an uninjured hiker on the trail near Black Bear Lodge sent a message via satellite reporting a …