Grants Pass, Or.- Josephine County Commissioners have declared a “no confidence” resolution in the current federal forest management policy. “The U.S. Forest Service’s fire policy is resulting in catastrophic fires,” Josephine County Commissioner Lily Morgan said. “We would like a ...

Medford, Ore.- Oregon may be past the height of fire season but some wildfires are still burning. One of which being the Miller Complex Fire which started on August 14th. Today it’s still active, now 86-percent contained. It’s burned nearly ...

Fire management teams that worked the Chetco Bar Fire are holding Q&A sessions around the region this week. Those sessions are marked with plenty of complaints and concerns from people who think the fire should have been handled differently. But ...

Grants Pass, Ore.- Josephine County Head Commissioner Simon Hare today told NBC5 News that the county hasn’t taken legal action yet, but it’s something that the commissioners are looking into because they’re fed up with how forest lands have been managed ...

Central Point, Ore. — Funds to fight fires are at risk. The proposed federal budget includes cuts to the U.S. Forest Service. The numbers vary; Depending on the source, if the federal budget goes through as proposed, the cuts to ...

Another executive order is having a local impact. Right now, the National Park Service is experiencing a budget freeze. Crater Lake National park says it’s working with the administration to make sure visitor needs are met. The executive order also ...

Seiad Valley, Calif. — Firefighters are battling a 5,000 acre fire in Northern California, spreading ash even into the Rogue Valley. The Gap fire started Saturday evening, and quickly grew in the hot conditions on Sunday. It has destroyed five ...

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