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 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.
8:20 p.m. update: The Douglas Colunty Sheriff's Office is re-issuing a Level 3 "GO!" evacuation notice for residents on Little River Road between New Bridge Road and the end of Little River Road, including all side roads between these two points.
GLIDE — When John and Tina Cyphert purchased their manufactured home for their plot of property on Lone Rock Road, John insisted on the home having a metal roof.
Residents of Idleyld Park will be allowed to access their properties on Thursday from noon until 7 p.m., according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
The bad news came Sunday that the lodgepole pine cabin Frank and Jeanne Moore constructed on their property east of Idleyld Park in 1974 was among the 109 homes lost to the Archie Creek Fire
Crews battling the Archie Creek Fire will be focusing their efforts Monday on the southern flank in the Little River Road area and on the fire's northeast flank near Canton Creek in the Rock Creek drainage, as well as the Panther Creek area east of Steamboat.
The Archie Creek Fire has expanded to 121,379 acres as of Sunday morning, according to a release from Northwest Incident Management Team 9.
They lined up single file — cars, trucks, SUVs, a U-haul trailer and all other manner of vehicle — in the parking lot of the vacant Kmart in Roseburg on Saturday to bring items for those who had been displaced by the wildfires.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio visited Roseburg on Saturday to attend a fire briefing and learn more about the community’s needs related to the Archie Creek Fire. He came away with a to-do list, just like he said he has at every fire briefing he’s attended throughout his district in the past few days.
The Archie Creek Fire is now at 115,857 acres as of Saturday evening and is now at 10% containment. It is burning in the North Umpqua drainage on the west slope of the Cascades.