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Wyden: Congress can pass wildfire, O&C bills this year

Editor’s note:  From yesterday’s portlandtribune.com, authored by Peter Wong.  (My question is this:  Why does Sen. Wyden appear to be more concerned with O&C lands than with our nation’s vast stretches of national forests?) 818 more words


California Wildfire destroys 8 homes, 10 buildings

KERNVILLE, California (AP) — A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and 10 other structures, authorities said, but residents of some 200 homes under evacuation orders were allowed to return home Wednesday evening. 312 more words

National / World

Feature Added: Streaming Wildfire Traffic

Ever wanted to listen to the radio traffic during a wildfire? Now you can thanks to a site Broadcastify. Users can tune in to wildfire traffic for… 103 more words

Website Update

The Big Burn's 104th Anniversary

Editor’s note:  Today, August 20, 2014, marks the 104th anniversary of the Great 1910 Fire.  Today, also, according to informed forestry opinion, there is two and a half times as much fuel in our forests as there was in pre-fire 1910.   205 more words


Junction Fire Destroys Several Homes, Burns Near Propane Company


By Tuesday night, the Junction Fire in Madera County had burned 612 acres, with 35% containment by firefighters.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries. 45 more words

Local News

Global Disasters/ Significant Events - August 20, 2014

SCENARIOS 888, 817, 699, 505, 444, 111, 101, 100, 070, 023, 09, 08, 07, 05

Thousands of tremors recorded near Bárðarbunga volcano… 500 more words

Global Disasters

Wildfire Near Yosemite Ebbs, Some Evacuees Return

OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire that surged early and gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned. 302 more words