As Washington and other Western states battle huge blazes this summer, two U.S. senators said at a field hearing in Seattle that more needs to be done to prepare for and help prevent future wildfires.
Sgt. Kyle Hove, acting public information officer for OSP, confirmed Thursday his agency is sending additional troopers to Klamath County after it was announced Monday seven county deputies were placed on voluntary, non-disciplinary leave at their own request.
Speaking in Chelan Thursday before traveling to meet firefighters, Gov. Jay Inslee said the crews from Washington, other states and abroad are "exhausted" but "so committed."
Washington Lt. Governor Brad Owen traveled to China last year and touted a company that's now at the center of a federal fraud investigation.
The Oregon Department of Justice is conducting an investigation into Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah’s conduct.
The Bend Republican announced his decision in an email on Tuesday, six weeks after he told supporters he would consider challenging Democratic Gov. Kate Brown.
After 36 homes were burned at the Canyon Creek Wildfire outside John Day this week, Oregon is trying to let owners know that relief is available.
Doctors found cancer in Carter's liver and brain. He's starting chemotherapy Thursday. Carter, the son of a peanut farmer, served as the 39th president of the United States, from 1977 to 1981.