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Wildfires are burning near roads, July 31

ODOT release - Drivers should be prepared for fire conditions as they travel this summer. The calendar is flipping to August and wildfires are already burning along I-5 in southern Oregon and along other roads ...
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Hwy. 26 Fatal, Wheeler Co., July 30

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, at approximately 1:50 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy 26 near MP 72.5 east of Mitchell, Oregon. Pre...
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Removing Derelict Vessels, July 30

The Oregon State Marine Board and the Oregon Department of State Lands, in partnership with the Multnomah County River Patrol, coordinated an abandoned boat cleanup in the Swan Island Lagoon on July 26.  Ten bo...
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Missing Two-Year Old, July 29

The Medford (Oregon) Police Department and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in locating a two-year old child after his parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. The non-married cou...
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Being Informed, July 29

DCSO release - If an emergency situation arises in your area will you be informed of critical information? Emergencies happen with little or no notice at any time of the day or night. The Douglas County Citize...
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Passenger Dies in Hwy. 6 Wreck, July 26

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at approximately 8:00 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Highway 6 near milepost 48. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford Fie...
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Low Water Concerns for Paddlers & Floaters, July 26

It’s that time of year when lower water levels create safety challenges for paddlers and floaters, especially inexperienced recreators who are unfamiliar with how to safely maneuver their craft around obstructi...
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ATV Volunteers Sought, July 26

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is seeking volunteers for two upcoming vacant positions on the All-Terrain Vehicle Advisory Committee (ATV-AC). Successful candidates will also serve on the ATV Gra...