Fire season begins for all Department of Forestry land in the state of Oregon

Image courtesy ODF OREGON – With the declaration of fire season on July 1 for the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) Northwest Oregon and North Cascade protection districts, the entire state has now entered into official fire season on ODF protected lands. ODF’s Southwest Oregon District was the first of 12[Read More…]

Oregon Department of Transportation names Paul Mather to Interim Deputy Director

Photo: ODOT SALEM – The Oregon Transportation Commission named retired Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Highway Division Administrator Paul Mather as ODOT Interim Deputy Director at a special meeting of the Commission in Salem. His tenure began Monday, July 1. The Oregon Transportation Commission is the governing board of the[Read More…]

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson dies

Workers at Washington County Elections offices show Secretary Richardson how ballots are processed in May 2017, with Manning resident Shirley Javorsky in the purple jacket. Photo from Oregon SOS. SALEM – Oregon’s Secretary of State Dennis Richardson passed away Tuesday at around 9 p.m. at his home in Central[Read More…]

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