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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 …

Sweet Cron: The story behind the signs

Kerby, Ore. — If you’ve driven US-199 between Selma and Cave Junction, you’ve probably seen them. Signs reading “Sweet Cron”, and they’re posted in both directions. Over the decades the signs have been replaced, or re-painted, but the phrase remains the same: Sweet …

SUV crashes into building in Josephine County

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – First responders arrived at the scene of a crash and found an SUV lodged inside a building The Illinois Valley Fire District said first responders were dispatched to a crash around 1:00 Thursday morning. Firefighters said an SUV …

Bridges in Josephine County wash out

Kerby, Ore., — Gary Paul and his wife park their car at the bottom of Holton Creek Road, walk across the bridge, and get picked up on the other side. “How inconvenient has that been? Very! After a while you get a …