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ORLEANS- Fire fighters have their hands full with the Orleans Complex. There is a total of 19 lightning caused fires that have scorched 5,400 acres.

The blazes are 14 percent contained. Steep terrain is making it difficult for crews to fight the fires and build containment lines. More than 600 fire fighters are on scene.

With all of the forest fires in Southern Oregon and...

Post date: Sun, 08/13/2017 - 17:29

TRINIDAD - Trinidad's Memorial Lighthouse needs to move or it may crumble in to the ocean, but it won't be cheap.

Called a beloved but endangered icon, the ground beneath the Memorial Lighthouse started to slide in March, following a very rainy winter.

A geologist advised the monument's owners, the Trinidad Civic Club, to relocate it before winter. The plan for now is to move...

Post date: Sat, 08/12/2017 - 11:31

SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST - With wildfires on all fronts, Six Rivers National Forest Officials are doing all they can to keep people and structures safe.

Thursday evening the command of the Orleans Complex that was controlled by NorCal Team 1 transitioned to SoCal team 3 led by incident commander Mike Wakoski. The Orleans Complex is now almost 5,300 acres and is 14% contained. The ten...

Post date: Sat, 08/12/2017 - 00:13

RIO DELL - The City of Rio Dell was the place to be Friday night as it rolled out the red carpet for its annual Wildwood Days.

Everyone is invited to take part in this yearly celebration that promotes oodles of fun, family and good times.

The box car races were a big draw Friday evening as were some classic cars, good music and plenty of places to bounce around. It will continue...

Post date: Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:58

RIO DELL - "Faith is an amazing child. If you look at her, obviously you can see that she’s bald you’re going to know that she’s sick but if you didn’t know you wouldn’t be able to tell,” said Mother, Andrea Wrisley.

Faith Wrisley is an almost-six-year-old living with her family, a sister, Destiny, and her mom and dad, David and Andrea, in Rio Dell.

In 2013, Faith was diagnosed...

Post date: Fri, 08/11/2017 - 18:01