County Advisory Committee to State Forestry Meets April 24th

News release: April 23, 2017 Contact: Gil Riddell |503.585.8351 A group of county commissioners representing Oregon counties where county land was transferred to the state to create state forests will meet by conference call on April [...]

Governor Brown Activates Additional 250 Oregon National Guard members for Wildfire Response

NEWS RELEASE August 22, 2015 Media Contact: Melissa Navas, 503-689-0248 Governor Brown Activates Additional 250 Oregon National Guard members for Wildfire Response (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown announced today that she is activating an [...]

Oregon National Guard Activated by Governor Brown to Fight Wildfires

NEWS RELEASE August 19, 2015 Media Contact: Melissa Navas, Governor's office, 503-689-0248 Tony Andersen, Oregon Department of Forestry, 503-507-4481 Major Steven Bomar, Oregon National Guard, 503-990-9508 Oregon National Guard Activated by Governor Brown to Fight [...]

Governor Brown Issues Executive Order Regarding Delivery of Aircraft Fuel Directed for Use in Firefighting Activities

NEWS RELEASE August 17, 2015 Media Contact: Melissa Navas, 503-378-6496 Governor Brown Issues Executive Order Regarding Delivery of Aircraft Fuel Directed for Use in Firefighting Activities (Salem, OR) — Today at 4:29 p.m. Governor Kate [...]

Governor Brown Invokes the Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to the Canyon Creek Complex Fire

NEWS RELEASE August 17, 2015 Media Contact: Melissa Navas, 503-378-6496 Chris Pair, 503-378-5040 (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act at 3:57 p.m. August 14, 2015 in response to the Canyon [...]

Governor Brown Invokes the Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to the Cornet Fire

NEWS RELEASE August 13, 2015 Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act at 3:28 a.m. August 13, 2015 in response to the Cornet Fire burning in Baker County. After growing very quickly, the [...]