Landslide

MP97 Fire nears end, aftermath work begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — When you have an area that’s been hit by a wildfire, heavy rainfall is no longer it’s best friend—it’s actually its worst enemy. Southern Oregon’s largest fire thus far this summer, the Milepost 97 Fire, is 95 percent contained. While …

Rockslide blocks Douglas County highway

Douglas County, Ore. — A rockslide is completely blocking Highway 138E, roughly 10 miles east of Glide. The Oregon Department of Transportation said the largest boulder is 12 feet tall and weighs about 200 tons. There are several other large rocks in …

Rockslide closes I-5 south of Ashland

Ashland, Ore. – Interstate 5 was temporarily closed Wednesday due to a rockslide between Ashland and the Siskiyou Pass summit. According to ODOT, crews held traffic at milepost 1 northbound and at milepost 14 southbound after the slide occurred. The slide pushed …

Concerns over landslide-affected area

Grants Pass, Ore. — Severe weather has some homeowners in Josephine County worried about another round of landslides. Several homes in a Grants Pass neighborhood – on the intersection of Poplar Street and Fruitdale Drive – were affected by landslides earlier this …

Mudslide closes Galice Road

Josephine County, Ore.- Galice Road in Josephine County is closed at the 11.5 mile marker after a mudslide blocked both lanes. The slide happened Friday as a result of the recent heavy rains and oversaturation of the ground. “Due to the extremely …

Landslide in Grants Pass affecting families

Grants Pass, Ore., — “Kinda got lucky that there was no house being built there, because that would have been devastating to everybody.” Realtor Chris Barnett had a deal for this property on Poplar Drive in escrow when a landslide hit Tuesday. …

Landslide prompts evacuations in Grants Pass

Grants Pass, Ore. – A landslide damaged one home and evacuated a neighborhood in Grants Pass Tuesday afternoon. According to the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, the slide occurred just after 2:00 p.m. One house was damaged and power lines are …