OREGON- Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced today that nearly $35 million in federal grant funding is headed to some Oregon counties, including Jackson and Douglas counties, to help cover the cost of wildfire debris removal efforts. ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon will receive more federal funding to assist with wildfire recovery. In the wake of last September’s devastating wildfires, the Trump administration pledged to cover 75% of recovery costs with federal funds. A couple of months shy ...

EAGLE POINT, Ore — As cleanup on sites hit by the Almeda fire nears completion, crews are beginning to work on homes destroyed by the South Obenchain fire last fall. The fire burned about 32,671 acres and 33 homes were ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — The deadline to apply for Jackson County’s no-cost property clean-up is Monday, June 7th. Jackson County is 80% done with its residential clean-up. After the deadline, you’ll still need to clean up your property, but it’ll be ...

PROSPECT, Ore. – A local man who failed to appear before a judge nearly 90 times is now behind bars. 31-year-old Padyn Daniel Dineen of Central Point earned the title of Jackson County’s “failure to appear chronic offender number one” ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – An after-action report of the Almeda and South Obenchain fires commended many of Jackson County’s actions – including first responders’ heroic door-to-door evacuations, the creation of a Jackson County citizen hotline, and the quick activation of the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – An incident report about the devastating 2020 wildfires in the Rogue Valley has been publicly released. On September 8 of last year, the Almeda Fire and South Obenchain Fire started less than 25 miles from each other, ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- The Jackson County Emergency Operations Center announced today that Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to reengage with fire survivors in face-to-face meetings to assist them through the claim process.  These meetings are designed to provide a ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that could help homeowners rebuild after last year’s wildfires. On May 4, 2021, the Oregon House passed House Bill 2289 which will create flexibility for those rebuilding by removing ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Emergency sheltering assistance previously managed by the Red Cross will now be taken over by the state. Shelter and support services will now be handled by the Oregon Department of Human Services. That means fire victims should no ...

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