JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – One person died during an officer-involved shooting at an Interstate 5 rest area On Tuesday evening, Oregon State Police and the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call of shots fired near the northbound ...

MERLIN, Ore. – Containment around the Rum Creek Fire burning in Josephine County continues to grow as crews work rapidly to reinforce lines around the fire as hot, dry conditions return. Firefighters said over the weekend that cooler, more humid ...

  MERLIN, Ore. – Firefighters continue to make progress on The Rum Creek fire in Josephine County, as containment is quickly increasing this weekend. The fire is now at 18,966 acres and 27% contained. Firefighters say the cooler and more ...

  JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Firefighters are starting to get a handle on The Rum Creek Fire in Josephine County. The fire is 18,385 acres and is now 17% contained. It was only 12% contained the day prior. Fire officials ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Several fire agencies responded to a large structure fire near Merlin. Rural Metro Fire said it happened at the 200 block of Hog Creek Road at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. 10 units, including crews from Rural Metro ...

MERLIN, Ore. – One person was hospitalized after a race car crashed in rural Josephine County. Rural Metro firefighters said during a late-night “joy ride” Sunday, the driver of a race vehicle crashed into a tree at the Hog Creek ...

MERLIN, Ore. —Wednesday marks one year since Merlin’s Galice Resort caught fire, destroying decades worth of memories. When we asked the resort’s general manager what comes to mind, reflecting on what happened a year ago Wednesday, she says everything that’s ...

MERLIN, Ore — People training to do water rescues in the Rogue River early Tuesday morning, were unexpectedly thrown into a real-life situation. Multiple agencies including the Bureau of Land Management, responded to the crash near Ennis Riffle County Park ...

MERLIN, Ore. —Rural Metro Fire is investigating an abandoned motor home fire.  It happened Sunday morning in Merlin. It was at a turnout on Galice Road, past Crow Road. Fire crews were able to put the fire out before it ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Police are investigating an apparent homicide in Josephine County. On Tuesday, April 26, police responded to a reported shooting in the 100 block of Ward Road in Merlin. When officers arrived at the scene, they found ...

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