SOUTHERN OREGON, —The Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest is working to make the descent on Mt. McLoughlin safer for hikers. The Forest Service says the shape of the mountain makes it easy for hikers to get lost on the way ...

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. – A lightning storm sparked at least four fires in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service said since the thunderstorm rolled over the area Wednesday night and into the next morning, firefighters ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Wednesday’s afternoon thunderstorm produced several rounds of lightning in rural Southern Oregon.   As a result two small lightning-caused fires started in the High Cascades Ranger District east of Lost Creek Lake. The Pond Fire is about a ...

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NAT’L FOREST, Ore. – The cause of a wildfire that started near the community of Prospect is under investigation. The Oregon Department of Forestry said on Thursday morning, a fire was detected that appeared to be on Forest ...

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NAT’L FOREST, Ore. – Forest Service investigators are asking for help finding the person who illegally dumped garbage and construction debris in the wilderness. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest said law enforcement is asking for anyone with information ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local foresters and wildlife officials are holding an in-person event to discuss how to be “bear aware.” Between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, representatives from the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and the Oregon ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is being awarded $100,000 to protect Medford’s main source of drinking water from potential wildfire damage. The U.S. Forest Service said the money will be used for surveys on thousands of acres ...

PROSPECT, Ore. – A new fire is burning in the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest. It started on Huckleberry Mountain in the High Cascades Ranger District. Crews, engines, a heavy helicopter, and an air attack platform are currently on the scene. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — An increased risk of lightning storms has fire agencies on high alert this weekend. Not only is much of the region expecting lightning but temperatures are expected to heat up well over 100-degrees Sunday into early next ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two years ago, a lightning storm rolled through the area causing more than 100 fires throughout the region. Communities and wildlife were threatened, much of it from fires that started on July 15th. After a dry winter ...

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