Redwood Highway

Pedestrian struck on Hwy 199 near Kerby

KERBY, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a crash between a car and a cyclist near Kerby Saturday night. The Illinois Valley Fire District was called out to the scene about 8:15 p.m. Saturday located at Highway 199 near Reeves Creek. …

Man charged in fatal crash

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — A crash in Josephine County Tuesday afternoon left one man dead and another behind bars. Deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash near Lone Mountain Road, approximately two miles beyond the end of the pavement. Police said 49-year old …

Fatal crash on Redwood Hwy at Hayes Hill

WONDER, Ore. — Around 5 PM Sunday evening, Rural Metro fire, AMR Josephine County and Illinois Valley Fire District responded to a head on crash on Redwood Highway at Hayes Hill. Rural Metro says four occupants had to be extricated from the …

ODF crew injured in Josephine County crash

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Three firefighters were injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon. The Oregon Department of Forestry said one of their crews was involved in a crash on Redwood Highway (Highway 101) near Hayes Hill in Josephine County. “Three of our …

Sweet Cron: The story behind the signs

Kerby, Ore. — If you’ve driven US-199 between Selma and Cave Junction, you’ve probably seen them. Signs reading “Sweet Cron”, and they’re posted in both directions. Over the decades the signs have been replaced, or re-painted, but the phrase remains the same: Sweet …