local | News | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | Sept. 19, 2017 3:10 p.m.
As heavy rain turned to snow in Oregon’s high elevations Tuesday, fire crews prepared to wind down operations on multiple wildfires across the state.
Officials lifted all level 3 evacuation levels in the Brookings and Illinois River Road area, allowing more than 4,000 people displaced to return home.
Many Oregonians have been living in smoky conditions from wildfires for weeks.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., votes against hurricane aid and more because it included an increase in the federal debt limit.
As big fires batter Oregon, the state's U.S. senators make the case for more federal help.
local | News | EnvironmentOPB | Sept. 6, 2017 3:51 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Wildfires have consumed more than a half-million acres in Oregon so far this year.
local | News | EnvironmentAP | Aug. 30, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Portland
Two dozen fires around Oregon have scorched large swaths of land. Although fire crews have made some progress, hot temperatures, wind and low humidity could cause trouble into the weekend.
local | News | EnvironmentOPB | Aug. 20, 2017 11:45 a.m.
Approximately 300 homes are under a level 3 evacuation notice as Gov. Kate Brown declares the Chetco Bar Fire a conflagration.