Governor Brown’s Desk Next Stop for Rural Oregon Land Use Bill

A bill to make Oregon’s land use laws more flexible for rural Oregon has cleared the final hurdle in the legislative process before it goes to the Governor’s desk.   Senate Bill 2 would [...]

Baker County Commissioner Appointed to the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission

Congratulations to Baker County Commissioner Mark Bennett on his appointment to the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission (OAHP). AOC thanks you for stepping up and serving Oregon’s agriculture families.  Oregon’s diverse farm and ranch lands are [...]

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Total Solar Eclipse

AOC is working with the Office of Emergency Management and many other agencies and organizations to ensure Oregonians and visitors enjoy their Total Solar Eclipse experience on August 21, 2017. Curious about how Oregon counties [...]

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 [...]