Marys Peak Summit Vandalized

Near PHILOMATH, Ore. — Vandalism at Mary’s Peak has forced the Siuslaw National Forest to close off the summit from traffic. Forest officials say someone broke through the gate at the top parking lot that goes to the communication center. The driver then drove through the meadow area, which is home to rare plant species. … Continue reading »

Siuslaw National Forest Issues Warning

FLORENCE, Ore. — Oregon fire officials are sending out a serious warning after a fire broke out Tuesday night outside of the South Jetty in Florence. Though it was contained early Wednesday morning, forest officials say it was human caused and they want to remind people how dry it is at this time of the … Continue reading »