smoke

OSF has a backup plan for smoke this year

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is making plans in the event smoke causes issues once again. Since the smoky summers started, OSF had to decide between cancelling a show and sticking it out. But this year, they say they have …

Controlled burns continue in the Ashland Watershed

ASHLAND, Ore. – A series of controlled burns are being conducted in the hills above Ashland. The Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project said three fuel-reduction burns were scheduled to take place on Friday at the same locations where Thursday burns took place. …

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 …

Summer smoke impacts local businesses

Grants Pass, Ore. – Southern Oregon is breathing a little easier these days, but some businesses around the region are now looking at their bottom lines to see the impact from fire season. Some say the smoke in the valley this summer …

Klondike Fire area under Red Flag Warning

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire burning about nine miles away from Grants Pass is expected to exhibit increased fire behavior Monday. The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for the area due to strong wind and low humidity. …

Smoke clearing out of the Rogue Valley

Medford, Ore. – Smoke in the region seemed to be clearing up, but now the concern is that the smoke will once again flood the valley. The National Weather Service said that despite the new Delta Fire in Northern California, we shouldn’t …