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National forests in Oregon and Washington will allow people to gather and cut firewood for personal use under a new free permit program, the Forest Service announced in a press release.

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Multiple resources from the Malheur National Forest, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Silver Creek Rural Fire Protection Association (RFPA) responded to a reported wildfire on Thur…

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Firefighters continue to work Tuesday to douse an 80-acre, human-caused fire reported Monday afternoon, Aug. 30 in an alpine area of the Elkhorn Mountains about 13 air miles northwest of Baker City.

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Fire crews on the Malheur National Forest are responding to new smoke reports following significant lightning activity, with new incidents reported to Burns Interagency Communication Center an…

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Wildfires resulting from human activities continue to plague firefighters in Oregon Department of Forestry’s Central Oregon District.

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A bill in the U.S. Senate mandating more local streams become designated as wild, scenic or recreational has been met with skepticism and outright opposition by some.

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Grant County Sheriff Todd McKinley has been busy since he took the helm of the sheriff’s office in January.

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The John Day Unit joined The Dalles and Prineville units of the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Central Oregon District in implementing fire season June 1.

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U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said this week that he will lobby the Biden administration to spend at least $1 billion more per year for logging, prescribed burning and other work designed to make fed…

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While there is nowhere of high concern right now in Grant County for a potential wildfire, firefighters on the Malheur and Umatilla national forests are gearing up for the upcoming fire season.

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Grant County officials face community opposition as they enter into the final phases of a grant process that would allow them to acquire a local hotel and convert it into transitional housing …

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After carefully monitoring conditions across the Malheur National Forest, fire officials have determined that conditions are within specific parameters, including temperature, relative humidit…

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Grant County officials are in the second phase of a grant process that would allow them to acquire hotels to turn into housing facilities for people impacted by wildfires, COVID-19 and those r…

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The Emigrant Creek Ranger District has announced the 30-day objection period for the Crow Hazardous Fuel Reduction Project Environmental Assessment.

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A documentary examining the history of forest management and the scale of wildfires across the western part of the country will be premiering on Oregon Public Broadcasting Thursday.

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The U.S. Forest Service lifted its ban on logging large trees in six national forests in Central and Eastern Oregon, removing a 25-year-old rule on cutting trees larger than 21 inches in diameter.