Author: Emily Baker

Wyden, Merkley: Nearly $2.2 Million to Rural Oregon Fire Departments for Recruitment

Drain, Roseburg, Siletz & Stayton to benefit Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that four rural Oregon fire departments will receive a combined nearly $2.2 million from FEMA for firefighter recruitment and retention. “Firefighters have been working hard this past summer and year-round to

More than $600,000 for wildfire risk reduction to come to Oregon

Monday, September 4, 2023 By: Robert Desaulniers KEZI EUGENE, Ore. – The state of Oregon is set to get more than $600,000 to help reduce the risk of major wildfires in forests around the state. Oregon’s U.S. Senators, Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, announced that the U.S. Forest Service is

Merkley, Wyden Announce $7.5 Million for New Housing in Warm Springs 

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $7,500,000 to the Warm Springs Housing Authority to construct additional housing units, which will expand available housing options to Tribal families in Warm Springs.  “It’s