Guilty Plea in Iron 44 Case

MEDFORD, Ore. – One of two men indicted on dozens of federal charges related to the deadly Iron 44 helicopter crash in 2008 has plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Medford. Levi Phillips, former maintenance director for Carson Helicopters in Grants Pass, pled guilty Monday to a single charge of defrauding the U.S Forest … Continue reading »

Grayback Recruits Could Be on Fire Lines

MERLIN, Ore. — It’s the third day of class for new recruits at Grayback Forestry. This coming on the 13th day of the wildfires. “As soon as I got that call I was actually super excited because this is something I want to do, go help out and get these fires contained,” Victor Brown, a … Continue reading »

Local Fire Crews Sent to Colo. Wildfire

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local fire resources are being sent to Colorado to help battle a wildfire that has destroyed hundreds of homes. Officials with Grayback Forestry said multiple crews have already left southern Oregon and are en route to those fires. One team has been sent to the wildfire north of Colorado Springs, which has … Continue reading »