outdoors

Curry County campground to reopen this weekend

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A popular Southern Oregon Coast campground will reopen this weekend. On Tuesday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced campgrounds in Oregon can reopen if they take precautions to stop the spread of COVID-19. On Thursday, Curry County officials announced …

State-operated parks will shut down in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Day-use areas and campsites operated by Oregon State Parks will be shut down Monday. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department said, in accordance with guidance by Oregon Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Park System will close at the end …

Free fishing during Presidents’ Day weekend

SALEM, Ore. – Get your fishing poles and bait ready, it’s a free fishing weekend in Oregon this weekend. On February 15th and 16th, no fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement) are required to fish, …

JSCO: avoid remote areas along Oregon-California border

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Klamathon Fire burning in northern California is prompting Jackson County officials to issue a warning to hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, they’re preemptively urging civilians to avoid forested areas near the …

Safety tips for the holiday weekend

Portland, Ore. – The American Red Cross wants you to be safe this holiday weekend, so they’re sharing a list of safety and fire prevention advice. Many will be gathering outside with cook-outs and fireworks celebrations. The Red Cross said these types …

Tips for reducing bear encounters

Medford, Ore. – It’s camping season once again, and families across southern Oregon are headed outdoors to enjoy the wonders of nature. But as the temperatures rise, so do the number of bear encounters. Now, experts are providing advice to make your …