Wyden, BLM Discuss Wildfire Risks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Oregon could be in for another tough wildfire season after an unseasonably warm and dry winter. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden talked with local Bureau of Land Management and forest service leaders Thursday afternoon about the trends they’re seeing and how it might impact the season. Leaders say if drought conditions continue through … Continue reading »

Forest Service Building LEED Certified

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. — The forest service’s new ranger station building on the McKenzie River just received a big honor Thursday. It’s now LEED certified. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Rangers say supervising staff worked hard to make sure the new addition to the station was as energy efficient and environmentally … Continue reading »