Smoke from the Chetco Bar Fire obscures the sun Sunday above homes overlooking the Chetco River south of Brookings.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
Enough of the gray haze.
For the first time this summer, the air in Cave Junction, Grants Pass and the Applegate Valley reached the unhealthy (red) level at the same time, as wildfire smoke hung in the air.
At 6 a.m. today, the air quality index from a monitor at Parkside Elementary School showed an air quality index of 181, following an average AQI of 155 on Monday. Those were nearly double the previous high in Grants Pass the past month. Read More »
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