Merlin

Crews fighting fire near Quartz Creek

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry are actively fighting a fire above Quartz Creek near Merlin and Hugo. Rural Metro says the size of the fire is between 8 to 12 acres. No homes or structures …

Child hit by car, driver ruled not at-fault

MERLIN, Ore.– An eight-year-old boy from Merlin is in the hospital Thursday after being hit by a car. Witnesses at the scene said the school bus dropped off the boy on Pleasant Valley Road near Peach Street Wednesday afternoon. As it started …

Wildlife Images burglarized

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A local wildlife rehabilitation facility was burglarized overnight. Wildlife Images said it appears someone opened a window—which may have gone accidentally unlatched—and entered their facility sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The area burglarized was the J. …