Nine more people have been indicted on federal charges in the 41-day Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, bringing the total to 25, Billy J. Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, announced Thursday.
As he did at an earlier FBI news conference, Harney County Sheriff David Ward gave an impassioned plea for healing and residents bridging their differences in the wake of the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. and Gov. Kate Brown issued the following statements Thursday after the successful resolution of the 41-day Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.
Beginning next week, more than 2,500 families in Deschutes County will start transitioning to eWIC, which will enable them to shop for WIC food benefits using an EBT (electronic benefit transaction) card.