wildfire season

Milepost 97 Fire burning off I-5

CANYONVILLE, Ore – UPDATE: 9:30 p.m. Thursday The Milepost 97 Fire has grown to an estimated 750 acres and is burning in steep, rocky terrain with limited access, according to the Douglas Forest Protective Association. DFPA said, while the fire is highly …

Cave Junction man may have solution to wildfire problem

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. —  With the 2019 wildfire season fast approaching, one Josephine County man says he has an idea that could change everything. “We’re not sitting here having meetings…,” said John Pappas, owner of Dream Flight. “We’re not sitting here forming a group that will …

250-acre fire reported near Hugo

HUGO, Ore. (Update 10:30 a.m. 09-03-18) – Oregon Governor Kate Brown has officially declared the Hugo Road Fire a “conflagration.” This will allow state resources to respond to the wildfire burning in Josephine County. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, the …