Articles tagged with: Bureau of Land Management

26 May 2014

Veterans receive unique job opportunities as wildfire season nears

Medford, Ore. -- Wildfire season could mean more job opportunities for returning veterans. Jesse Kiene, a Medford area BLM crew supervisor says his fire suppression crew is made up of 75 percent vet ...

23 May 2014

Firefighters wrap up training with live fire practice

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Applegate Valley, Ore. --  First year firefighters wrapped up their week of training Friday with live wildfire practice. Division Chief for the U.S. Forest Service, Gary Smith, said they did the tr ...

21 March 2014

Firefighters preparing early for wildfire season

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Regional

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Grayback Forestry Firefighters were out in the Valley of the Rogue area Friday burning 60 acres to clean up the forest floor. They said it's one of the many things they're doing t ...

25 February 2014

Internal BLM memo recommends killing sick wild horses on range

Posted in Regional

(OPB) An internal memo has surfaced that shows the U.S. government’s wild horse program is in dire financial trouble. It also calls for “drastic changes” including the possibility of killing s ...