Tag Archives: Oregon

Hiring: Wildland Firefighter, Grayback Forestry

2020 Season, Oregon     Job Description Must be 18 years of age to apply Position: Wildland Firefighter/ Forest Technician Department: La Grande, OR Base Reports To: Supervisor (Crew Foreman) FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Summary Be physically and mentally prepared to ...

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Wildfire Resources Spread Thin

Wildfires taxing the nation     By JAMES ANDERSON and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before ...

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Death Toll Reaches 35 in Western Wildfires

Neighborhoods from Oregon to California destroyed     By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SARA CLINE Associated Press BEAVERCREEK, Ore. (AP) — Nearly all the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities ...

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Media Access to Wildfires Varies by State

Differences even among government agencies     By JANIE HAR and FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Journalists have captured searing, intimate images of active and dangerous wildfires burning in California, due in large part to a decades-old ...

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