Articles tagged with: U_S_ Forest Service

08 September 2014

790 Fire community meeting

Posted in Local

Prospect, ore.-- Dozens of people who live near the 790 fire were at the Prospect Community Center Monday night to get a better idea of how the firefight is going. The fire burning in the Sky-Lakes ...

04 June 2014

Camp, fish, and hike for free this weekend

Posted in Local, Regional, Entertainment

(Portland Radio Project) Anyone who loves the outdoors in Oregon has quite a dilemma this weekend. They may have to choose between a day of fun at a state park , a hike on a favorite trail, or free ...

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 ...

04 April 2014

Millions in timber payments headed to Oregon

Posted in Local

Washington D.C. -- Oregon's delegation in Washington D.C. says the U.S. Forest Service will soon release $67.8 million in payments to 18 Oregon counties under the Secure Rural Schools program. Orego ...