Health Advisory for Lost Creek Lake

MEDFORD, Ore. — A health advisory has been issued for Lost Creek Lake in Jackson County. Oregon Public Health issued the advisory on Friday due to high levels of blue-green algae in Lost Creek Lake, located 30 miles northeast of Medford on the Rogue River in Jackson County. Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of … Continue reading »

Labor Day at the Lake

EMIGRANT LAKE, Ore. — One of the most popular spots to vacation over Labor Day weekend is the lake. Camping, grilling, boating – all iconic symbols of what has become known as the last weekend of the summer. Most of the camping lots are filled up at Emigrant Lake with campers celebrating the Labor Day … Continue reading »

Local Lakes Still Waiting For Rain

LOST CREEK, Ore. — The storm that brought several inches of rain and hurricane-force winds to the coast has had much less impact in the Rogue Valley. At Lost Creek Lake, the dry fall allowed the Corps of Engineers to bring the lake down to the level it should be to capture winter snow melt … Continue reading »

Marine Patrol is Ready for Labor Day

LOST CREEK LAKE, Ore. — Saturday Lost Creek Lake had blue skies, visitors enjoying the lake and a sheriff’s deputy making sure everyone was safe. “We’re just out here for safety and most the time it’s just people coming out with their families and having a good time. We are in full support of that, … Continue reading »

Corps Stays With Algae Test

LOST CREEK LAKE, Ore. — Officials at Lost Creek Lake say they will keep their current method of testing for harmful levels of algae in the water. That comes as an alternative test is being developed that checks for the presence of toxins in the algae that are harmful to humans. The Army Corps of … Continue reading »