Two days after the latest round of thunder and lightning, crews are still finding and dousing small holdover fires in the Central Oregon woods, including a half-dozen that turned up and were tackled Thursday, officials said.
The city of Bend received word Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Justice that it has closed its files on enforcing a 10-year-old settlement agreement over violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We talked Thursday with the city's accessibility manager and a disabled resident.
The Oregon Board on Public Safety Standards and Training on Thursday unanimously approved the addition of five firefighters to the Oregon Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial, including John Hammack of Sisters.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.
Due to less snowpack and lower rainfall this winter, many Oregon lakes and rivers will be reaching historically low levels, which will expose previously unseen hazards to boaters this summer, state officials warned Thursday.