JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– Senator Jeff Merkley met with forest management agencies and fire officials Tuesday morning to learn more about the raging fires across southwest Oregon. The meeting was meant to inform the senator about the current situation Jackson and ...

MERLIN, Ore. — More than 125 Oregon National Guard departed from the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem to help fight the Taylor Creek fire Saturday. The group is known as NG-2, National Guard – Team 2, and is the ...

Grants Pass, Ore.- Firefighters working on the Chetco Bar Fire will be getting a special delivery from Dutch Bros. The Grants Pass-based coffee company is sending 100 pounds of coffee and several cases of its “Rebel” energy drink to the ...

Near Brookings, Ore. — As of Thursday morning, the Chetco Bar Fire had scorched more than 102,000 acres about five miles northeast of Brookings. Fire crews say they have areas lined, but the fire hasn’t reached it yet. The governor ...

Brookings, Ore.- About 125 additional Oregon National Guard service members, along with support personnel, are scheduled to be activated in Curry County Thursday. Governor Kate Brown announced the mobilization of additional Oregon National Guard resources to support the response to ...

Salem, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown will deploy Oregon National Guard soldiers ahead of the August 21 solar eclipse. OPB reports the Guard will have six aircraft and around 150 soldiers on hand for the celestial event that’s expected to ...