Federal Official Talk Western Fires

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — A federal official is asking western communities, utilities, and others to work together on projects that would restore forests and range land charred by recent forest fires. The overseer for the U.S. Forest Service, told government officials at a Western Governor’s Association meeting this weekend, that the federal government is ramping up … Continue reading »

Record Fire Year For Northwest

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s been a season of wildfires across Oregon this year, leading to a record number of burned acres. Fire managers say 2012 may be the biggest wildfire season on record for the Northwest with more than a million acres burned. The burned areas in Oregon and Washington are six times larger than … Continue reading »