Prescribed Burn Puts Haze In The Valley

NEAR EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Plumes of smoke are hovering over the Rogue Valley today, but it’s not because of a wildfire. The Bureau of Land Management said they are conducting a prescribed burn in Salt Creek, off of Highway 140, near Mount Pitt. Fifteen acres of leaf litter and shrubs are being burned to … Continue reading »

White City Controlled Burns Postponed

WHITE CITY, Ore. –  Grayback Forestry burned 15 acres near Table Rock Road on Thursday morning in a controlled burn to prepare for another burn that would have been almost 10 times larger. The 143 acre burn was suppose to happen Friday morning, but was cancelled Thursday evening due to less-than-ideal conditions in the area. Oregon … Continue reading »

Controlled Burning Could Begin

MEDFORD, Ore. – The chance of rain this weekend could mean a chance for seeing smoke in the skies. If the rainfall is significant, the Oregon Department of Forestry or ODF can allow some controlled burning projects to begin only the projects in higher elevations. ODF officials consider a lot of factors before giving the … Continue reading »