In other news, a prescribed burn gone awry led to 20-40 acres of private land being burned and the arrest of a U.S. Forest Service firefighter; and recent rain, snow and low temps have brought the beginning of studded-tire season for better traction.
In other news: In Newberg, nearly 77,000 pounds of marijuana, worth $76.5 million was seized by the Yamhill County Sherriff's Office. Those incarcerated at Larch Corrections Center have found temporary housing after the Nakia Creek Fire forced them to evacuate.
An allegation of human trafficking followed multiple 911 hang-up calls that came from a property suspected of hosting an illegal cannabis farm, as well as a from an unnamed source. Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel noted cartel-like characteristics at the farm.