Author: Tim Gordon (KGW) EUGENE, Ore. (KGW) — Finally, the wildfire season is mostly snuffed out. But with smokey days on the rise due to bigger fire seasons, communities are trying to figure out how to manage it. So two ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — With the Nakia Creek Fire burning in Southwest Washington, people in the Portland metro area woke up to foggy and hazy skies Tuesday, with unhealthy air quality across the Portland and Vancouver metro ...

SOUTHERN OREGON – Smoke from the Cedar Creek Fire has made its way into the Rogue Valley, lowering the air quality. Firefighters are continuing to mop up the now 120,000-acre fire in eastern Lane County near Oakridge. It’s been burning ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, Ore. – Southern Oregon is known for it’s abundance of wineries. But smoke from wildfires in recent years has sometimes affected the taste of the wine. Smoke damage from wildfires are costing wineries billions of dollars across the west ...

JACKSON COUNTY, —Jackson County is asking for your input on wildfire smoke in the community. It’s a collaboration between the county, city of Medford, and the Department of Environmental Quality. The survey asks questions about how wildfire smoke has impacted ...

Author: Joe Raineri (KGW) CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) — It has been a struggle for wineries over the last several years as the Pacific Northwest deals with massive wildfires. Many crops have been impacted by wildfire smoke, but researchers from Oregon ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – An air quality advisory issued for parts of southwest Oregon has been extended. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality said the Rum Creek Fire, which is currently over 10,000 acres, is producing smoke that’s spreading across the ...

YREKA, Calif. – The McKinney Fire, the first big wildfire of the season sending smoke into much of Southern Oregon and is forcing evacuations in Siskiyou County. The Klamath National Forest says since starting in the afternoon of July 29th ...

YREKA, Calif. – The McKinney Fire that started in the Klamath National Forest on July 29th has now exploded in size to about 18,000 acres as of early morning July 30th. Causing smoke over the majority of Southern Oregon. The ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —ODF in Jackson and Josephine counties have been very busy following Saturday night’s storm. In total, 7 fires have resulted from lightning strikes. One was in Josephine Count, the other 6 were in Jackson County. For the next ...

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