The Stouts Fire grew slightly over the past 24 hours, but crews are taking advantage of the lower temperatures, higher humidity, and cloud cover. As of Tuesday, it was burning more than 15,000 acres.
Campfires - even in official fire rings at established campgrounds - are banned in most Siuslaw National Forest campgrounds east of Highway 101, the USDA Forest Service said.
Joe Biden has entered the 2016 conversation again. The current Vice President “dominated the 2016 conversation on social media this weekend,” The Washington Post reported.
The ALS Association is hoping to re-launch the Ice Bucket Challenge that exploded on social media last August.
Deputies were called to the home in the 4900 block of Sunnyview Road NE at about 12:40 p.m.
The week the KMTR morning crew is in the kitchen with Chef Mahi from Centennial Market in Springfield. Chef Mahi is cooking bacon curry with sweet potato.
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NFL training camps are already underway and Marcus Mariota has the next month to get accustomed to the pro game.
Construction on a new crosswalk near Thurston High School began Monday morning.
Residents forced to evacuate last week in the face of the Stouts Fire were allowed to return to their homes on Sunday.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Sunday morning said residents of Upper Cow Creek Road who were on a Level Three GO! evacuation can return to their homes.
The area remains under a Level Two SET evacuation notice. Level Two indicates there is still significant danger to your area, and residents should be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice, the sheriff's office said.
Lightning sparked more than a dozen new fires on the Umpqua Natonal Forest on Saturday.