MEDFORD, Ore. – Late last year, it was announced that $422 million were coming to Oregon through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, also known as HUD. That money will go towards rebuilding communities after 2020’s horrific fire ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Two months of heavy spring rain has pushed back the start of Oregon’s wildfire season, but when the weather pendulum finally swings back to warm and dry, the state will still be ...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Office of Emergency Services is distributing millions of dollars to reduce long-term damages to tribal land from wildfires. Nearly two years ago, over 150,000 acres of Karuk lands and close to 200 homes were destroyed ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press conference Monday to let the public know what the state expects ahead of this fire season. She said the state is investing in more seasonal firefighters and additional aviation assets. However, ...

TALENT, Ore. – Dozens of artists will gather together this weekend to celebrate the future of a historic Talent building that was burned in the Almeda Fire. On Saturday, April 30, over 40 artists were set to participate in the ...

SALEM, Ore. – May is Wildfire Awareness Month, so the Oregon State Fire Marshal is taking the opportunity to spread the word about preparedness. Throughout the month, the OSFM will be hosting webinars focusing on things you can do to ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —The Oregon Health Authority, Department of Environmental Quality, and Oregon State University are educating the public on wildfire smoke and its impact. The Smoke Ready Oregon Webinar Monday was on how to prepare for wildfire smoke as the ...

Utility companies are spending millions to trim trees and preparing to shut off power this summer if fire danger is high. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/KGWNews8 Watch the latest KGW newscast: https://www.kgw.com/watch Get the KGW app: https://kgw.com/appredirect ...

SALEM, Ore. – Over a dozen firefighters from Oregon who were deployed to Texas are coming home as several more are being sent back to the American Southwest. The Oregon Department of Forestry said this weekend, 21 of its firefighters ...

SALEM, Ore. – How should the state help 2020 fire victims? That’s a question Oregon Housing and Community Services is asking, as it has over $400 million to distribute. OHCS is asking for public feedback about where to put $422 ...

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