prescribed burns

Prescribed burns begin in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Starting Monday, prescribed burns will be done as weather allows through spring of 2020.  It’s all in an effort to prevent wildfires from getting out of control. The burns will be on Frank Hill, just west of town and …

Cooler weather prompts wildfire safety projects

ASHLAND, Ore. — As we get closer to fall wildfire safety preparation is starting back up, one of the first restoration projects of the season started Monday. Lomakatsi Restoration Project crews started a thinning project in the upper Elkader Street and south …

Smoke season not over yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire season is starting to wind down but that doesn’t mean we won’t see more smoke in some areas. As we transition into fall with cooler temperatures and high humidity levels, officials say it’s the time to start prescribed …