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Medford Weather Service office sets 'spot forecast' record

The 3-acre Hugo fire was barely big enough to get a name when it ignited July 19 outside of this rural Josephine County burg, but it still got its own weather forecast. 63 more words

Mail Tribune

Man faces arson charge in Galice wildfire

An arson charge has been filed against a Southern Oregon man accused of igniting wildfires.

Authorities say 60-year-old David Ross Callaway started three separate blazes near Galice in August. 45 more words

Mail Tribune

Throwing Shade, or Not

On Oct. 4 the Environmental Protection Agency announced it was granting $1.7 million to Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to help with projects and programs that reduce water pollution. 7 more words


Landowners, foresters fight fires by treating trees in Umatilla County

Following another severe wildfire season in Oregon, landowners and state foresters are emphasizing the need to boost fire resiliency in the woods.

The contrast is easy to see driving through Tom and Cindy Beechinor’s forest property up Government Mountain Road in northern Umatilla County. 71 more words

East Oregonian

KCC to host wildland firefighter open house 

Klamath Community College will host its second Wildland Firefighter Round-up this month, according to a news release.

This open house is aimed at connecting local job seekers to seasonal wildland firefighting positions in the Klamath Basin region. 30 more words

Klamath Falls Herald & News

How Much Has Oregon's Eagle Creek Fire Cost And Who’s Paying?

As of Oct. 12, the Eagle Creek Fire had cost the U.S. Forest Service and the Oregon Department of Forestry more than $19 million. The fire, meanwhile, is still burning. 91 more words

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