Governor Kitzhaber Visits Glendale

GLENDALE, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber and other Oregon leaders toured the Douglas Complex Instant Command Center Saturday to get a first-hand look at the fire. The governor went room to room checking in with crews as they met to discuss this 32,000 acre wildfire. “We are fully deploying all the resources that we have … Continue reading »

Local Lawmaker to Run for Governor

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Representative Dennis Richardson has announced his bid for Governor. The Republican representing Central Point said he will seek the Republican gubernatorial nomination for the May Primary election leading up to the November 2014 election. He started his campaign at 8 a.m. at the Central Point War Memorial in Don Jones Park. … Continue reading »

New Leader for Oregon National Guard

OREGON — Oregon is getting a new leader for the state’s National Guard. Governor John Kitzhaber announced yesterday Brigadier General Daniel Hokanson will be the next Adjutant General. Hokanson served in Iraq and Afghanistan before joining the Oregon National Guard. Hokanson has commanded nearly 100 air-rescue and firefighting missions throughout the Pacific Northwest and is … Continue reading »