JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Farming comes with all kinds of challenges. Not enough rain, too much rain, harmful insects and something Rogue Valley farmers have become all too familiar with: smoke. “It’s ready to be harvested. There’s no smoke smell to ...

MEDFORD, Ore.— Southern Oregon and northern California have some of the worst air quality in the world. It’s likely you’re smelling smoke inside their homes. Here’s how you can clean the air: Get a box fan and an air filter ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — For evacuees waiting to go home and collect valuables, the Illinois Valley Fire District says many items may not be safe – even if they didn’t burn. The fire district says chemicals from household products mixed with ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – UPDATE: 6:40 A.M.-  There is now a Level 3 Evacuation for Oregon Shores 2 at Agency Lake.  The Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies and local firefighters are notifying residents.  Anyone in the area should evacuate immediately. Oregon Shores ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Air quality advisories were extended throughout much of southern Oregon Monday afternoon. The advisory was in effect for Jackson, Klamath and Lake Counties. Klamath County Public Health said the air quality index was so bad Monday morning ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– With the recent fires across the region, county public health officials are warning about the complications with wildfire smoke and COVID-19. Jackson County Public Health says this wildfire season will be difficult for some because of the pandemic. ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Around 6 a.m., Grants Pass Fire Rescue was called out to a structure fire on the 500 block of SW Western Avenue. The fire was on the front porch of a home. Neighbors who spotted the ...

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – It’s been a relatively uneventful fire season in southwestern Oregon, with significantly less acreage burned this past summer compared to season. And, with the latest weather forecast, some forest managers are transitioning from fire season to ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The worst of the lightning might be over but work for fire crews is just beginning. The Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest service upped its personnel for this week’s lightning storm, now they’re on the lookout for smoke. ...

ASHLAND, Ore – With the fear of smoke, tourism has become less predictable in summer in Southern Oregon. Ashland summers are typically filled with visitors from out of town but after smoke filled summers the last couple years, August tourism took ...

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