Crews Battle Andrews Creek Wildfire

NEAR YONCALLA, Ore. — Fire crews fought a 60 acre wildfire Saturday. With hands on the ground and help in the sky, firefighters worked to control the burn. “We brought in a couple helicopters to help cool stuff off and then we also have a fixed wing aerial observer aircraft in the sky, as well … Continue reading »

Councilors Support Fire Contract

SUTHERLIN, Ore. —   City Council voted Monday night to support its contract with Douglas County Fire District 2. Councilors also asked the city manager to look into putting a measure on the November ballot that would annex Sutherlin into district two. At least one city councilor had pitched breaking the contract for fire protection and … Continue reading »