8-30-17: U.S. 97 CLOSED YESTERDAY DUE TO WILDFIRE

THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WAS FORCED TO CLOSE U.S. HIGHWAY 97, AT THE OREGON/CALIFORNIA BORDER YESTERDAY, DUE TO A APPROACHING WILDFIRE. THE OWENS FIRE JUST NORTH OF DORRIS WAS, AT LAST UPDATE, 55 ACRES, AND WAS 55% CONTAINED. U.S. 97 HAS SINCE RE OPENED.