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Wed 8 AM | Grants Pass residents make national TV with their animal bond

Sometimes you just feel like you and an animal--a non-human animal--share a wavelength. Cat, dog, iguana... you name it, there's probably someone to claim a connection. Those connections are explored in a series on Discovery+ called "The Bond," about humans bonding with animals. Cate and Chad Battles of Grants Pass...
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California fires prompt unhealthy air advisory in southern Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory for Monday and Tuesday in southern Josephine County, including Cave Junction. The warning comes as the McKinney Fire continues to burn near the Oregon and California border. On Monday morning, the fire was reported to be over 60,000 acres and 40% contained.
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DEQ Air Quality Advisory Southern Oregon, Aug. 9

DEQ release – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Monday through Tuesday for Southern Josephine County, including Cave Junction, due to smoke from wildfires in Northern California. DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last at least through Tuesday. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in the area. Parts of Oregon close to active wildfires may also be impacted intermittently by smoke this week, such as Oakridge in eastern Lane County due to fires in the central Cascades.

Several agencies respond to structure fire and wildland fire in Kerby

Josephine County, Ore. — Illinois Valley Fire District and Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District responded to a two story structure fire, along with a quarter acre wildland fire on Kerby St. on Sunday at approximately 11: 31 a.m. A second alarm was activated due to the fire...

See the buzz around Wildlife Images' bee colony

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Bees are an important part of the ecosystem. Known as a pollinator species, bees help spread pollen around to different plants allowing them to reproduce. Without pollinators like bees, growing important crops like fruits and grains would be virtually impossible. The return of the busy...

Street Sweeping Schedule - Week of August 8, 2022

If your home is in one of these zones, it will be swept next week between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm, on the following days:. Help us to sweep our street by moving your cars and trashcans off the street from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm on the day your street is scheduled to be swept.

Police: illegal grow turned up over 1000lbs of marijuana and magic mushrooms

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – Police teams in Southern Oregon are continuing to crack down on black market marijuana grows. Illegal Marijuana Enforcement Team (IMET) detectives along with Jackson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputies served a search warrant on a marijuana grow site on the 10500 block of West Evans Creek Road in Rogue River early Thursday morning.

Take a Hike: Upper Table Rock

CENTRAL POINT, Ore---This week, Take A Hike takes us to Upper Table Rock Trail. The 3 mile hike is considered a moderately challenging route with 360 scenery from trees scaling the sides of the mountain to rocks covered in texture. On this trail, there's a lot of rocks around so make sure you bring your best hiking shoes.

Illegal Marijuana Grow Southern Oregon, Aug. 4

On August 2, 2022, the Oregon State Police Southwest Region Drug Enforcement team served an illegal marijuana search warrant in the 1500 block of Lone Mountain Road, O’Brien, Josephine County. As a result, 1,773 illegal marijuana plants in seven large greenhouses and approximately 1,000 pounds of processed marijuana bud packaged for sale on the black market were located, seized, and destroyed. A semi-automatic firearm was also seized while one adult male was detained, identified, and interviewed. Additionally, the property is subject to multiple code violations through Josephine County Code Enforcement for solid waste, unpermitted structures (greenhouses), and unpermitted electrical installations (significant fire hazard). Josephine County will move forward with enforcement action against the property owner which could result in the property’s closure for one calendar year (illegal drug cultivation) and possible civil forfeiture. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.

One Night Only

Music in this episode by Lindsey Sterling - performing at Britt in Jacksonville 8/4, Shamarr Allen -The Dip in Redding 8/16, Shaky Harlots and Psychedelic Furs - Britt 8/10, Ben Haggard - Sikiyou County Fair 8/13, Snailmate - Johnny B's in Medford 8/20 and more. Josh Gross. Josh Gross, host...

5 great pizza places in Oregon

If you live in Oregon and love to go out for a pizza from time to time, then this article is for your because I have put together a list of five amazing pizza places in Oregon that you should definitely visit if you haven't already. All of these places are highly praised by both local people and travellers and are known for serving delicious pizza. No matter what kind of toppings you prefer on your pizza, you will most definitely find something for your liking at any of these place. All of them are great a choice if you want to have a casual meal with a group of friends or some family members. The service is good and the atmosphere is even better. Here are the five amazing pizza places in Oregon you should visit:

Wards Creek Fire 100% lined

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. -- Excellent progress was made overnight on the Wards Creek Fire and according to the Oregon Department of Forestry, the fire is now 100% lined. The 17-acre lightning fire is located in the hills above the 3100-block of Wards Creek Road east of Rogue River. The fire is burning on both Bureau of Land Management and private land.