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Sugar Pine Fire prompts Level 2 evacuations

Evacuation notices in the following article were effective as of 11:10 a.m. on July 26. Evacuation levels may have changed since this article was published. For the latest updates, visit the following website: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5966/ PROSPECT, Ore. – Residents in the Elk Creek …

Calf killed by wolves in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Officials say wolves killed a calf inside a fenced pasture within 500 yards of a residence near Prospect. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said a cattle producer heard howling on the night of January 3 in …

Search and Rescue crews looking for mushroom hunter

Jackson County, Ore.- Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue crews are looking for a missing mushroom hunter. Christopher Knapp, 45, reportedly went mushroom picking on the evening of Sunday, November 5, and never returned. He was reported missing Wednesday and is …

Detectives seek missing man

Prospect, Ore. – Detectives are worried about a man missing since August 2. Now, they’re asking for the public’s help. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said 28-year-old Ross Ryan Andresen was last seen in the Prospect area with his brother, Bryon Andresen. …

Wednesday night rains bring concerns for firefighters

Shady Cove, Ore. – Recent rains brought both relief and concerns for crews fighting the Flounce Fire burning north of Lost Creek Lake. The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District said Wednesday’s evening’s thunderstorm that passed over the area brought up …