On Saturday, Sept. 6, the National Weather Service issued a “Red Flag” warning for much of western Oregon.
Much of Douglas County’s wildlife, in one way or another, has been affected or displaced by the effects of the Archie Creek Fire east of Glide.
Juvenile coho salmon that survived after much of the Rock Creek Hatchery was destroyed by the Archie Creek Fire this past month will be raised at the rearing facility at Eastwood Elementary School in Roseburg, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday afternoon.
Two attorneys experienced in representing victims of wildfires will be filing a “mass action” lawsuit against Pacific Power, citing the company’s negligence in the ignition of the Archie Creek Fire.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, visited Frank and Jeanne Moore on Saturday to present them with one of the items they lost when the Archie Creek Fire burned their Idleyld Park home to the ground.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday morning that all remaining Level 1 “Be Ready” evacuation orders pertaining to the Archie Creek and Thielsen fires have been lifted.
Douglas County Public Health Officer Bob Dannenhoffer declared a local health emergency on Monday in response to the recent wildfires.
Diamond Lake Resort opened its doors to guests Saturday, as the U.S. Forest Service announced a lowering of fire-related closures connected with the nearby Thielsen Fire.
Elevated temperatures and lowering humidities slowed progress on containment on both the Archie Creek and Thielsen fires Tuesday.
The Southern Area Red incident command team announced Tuesday morning that the Archie Creek Fire east of Glide had reached 72% containment, with full containment anticipated as early as Wednesday.
The Archie Creek and Thielsen wildfires were at 64% and 69% containment, respectively, as of Saturday afternoon, fire officials reported.
The human impacts of the Archie Creek Fire are staggering — 109 homes lost, more structures damaged and extensive displacement of community members. Some lost everything; everyone lost something. While local governments and community organizations continue to provide relief to these individu…
Extremely favorable weather conditions overnight Wednesday into Thursday helped fire crews continue to gain significant ground on containing the Archie Creek Fire.
In one day, fire crews nearly doubled their containment of the Archie Creek Fire as the Southern Area Red incident command team announced Wednesday morning that the fire was at 52% containment.
In response to recent devastating wildfires, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners have hired a community recovery coordinator.
Firefighters and volunteers dealing with western Oregon’s wildfires received more than $150,000 in much-needed supplies with the help of Reach Out WorldWide, a California-based nonprofit founded by late actor Paul Walker.
Effective at noon on Tuesday, the Level 3 "Go!" evacuation order for the Diamond Lake area was lowered to a Level 2 "Be Set" by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced Sunday that Highway 138 East reopened at noon on Tuesday from Idleyld Park (milepost 21) to the Highway 230 junction (milepost 83) east of Diamond Lake.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Brad O'Dell said Sunday afternoon that several evacuation orders relating to the Archie Creek Fire had been lowered or lifted entirely.
Fire is a natural part of our ecosystem, but it doesn’t make living in and around it any easier. The Archie Creek wildfire that is burning in the Glide area has displaced so many families in our community and scorched a landscape many hold so dear.
When thousands of Paradise, California, residents were displaced by the Camp Fire in 2018, many made Douglas County their home. As evacuees began seeking counseling, local counselor Alison Hinson began searching for resources to teach children how to cope with the emotions that follow such a…
The skies above the Clay Place chimney have been filled with smoke since Tuesday, greatly affecting the migration journey of the Vaux’s swifts.
The Archie Creek Fire continued its slow but steady growth overnight Thursday into Friday, the Southern Area Red incident command team reported Friday afternoon.
IDLEYLD PARK — For decades, the North Umpqua River corridor along Highway 138 East has served as its own tourist destination.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brad O'Dell announced Friday that as of 5 p.m., all existing Level 3 "Go!" evacuation orders for the Archie Creek Fire have been downgraded.
Megan Gram started her new job as the executive director at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center on Sept. 8, the same day the Archie Creek Fire started.
A heavy rain cell moved through the Umpqua Valley late Thursday evening, dropping an estimated 0.26 inches of rain accompanied by lightning activity.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning throughout the entire areas of the Archie Creek and Thielsen fires in Douglas County on Thursday.
Douglas County residents who have been displaced by the Archie Creek Fire will still be able to vote in Oregon’s mail-in election this November.