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Substation Fire Q&A: How Investigators Determine Wildfire Cause

The cause of the investigation remains under investigation. Here’s what we know about it and how wildland fire investigations happen.  

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Can 'Moneyball' Fix How The West Manages Wildfire?

The U.S. Forest Service and others have been saying for decades that we need to allow more wildfire on the landscape. But so far, we haven't practiced what we preach.

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Silver Creek Fire 25 Percent Contained

The Silver Creek Fire is estimated at 27 acres and is 25 percent contained as of Sunday morning.

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Lawmakers Set Sights On Changes To Endangered Species Act

Members of the House Western Caucus announce legislation they say will "modernize" a seminal environmental law.

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Klamathon Fire Hit 35,000-Acre Mark Sunday

A contingent of 2,354 firefighters were working on the front lines Sunday, according to information from the Oregon Department of Forestry and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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Klamathon Wildfire's Growth Slows As It Spreads To Oregon

However, the fire continues to spread into the timberland of Klamath and Rogue River-Siskiyou national forests.

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Trump Administration Asks Court To Dismiss Monument Logging Lawsuit

The Trump administration wants a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of Oregon counties challenging the expansion of the Cascades-Siskiyou National Monument.

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You Thought The Eagle Creek Fire Was Out? Think Again.

You probably thought the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge had died out — but no. A small hot spot flared up early Tuesday morning.

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Senators Look To Expand Thinning Work In National Forests

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, and Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, would extend the Forest Service’s expiring Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program.

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NW Tribes Bringing Traditional Wildfires Back To Their Lands

Tribes across the West are trying to restore their forests and grasslands to the way they were before white settlers arrived. Their goal is to return traditional foods like roots, huckleberries and big game.