Washington, DC – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement on the passing of Oregon Congressman Wendell Wyatt:
“I am saddened to learn of the passing of Congressman Wyatt. Wendell Wyatt truly made his mark on Oregon. Everyone who has appreciated Cascade Head owes Congressman Wyatt a debt of gratitude for establishing this scenic area and those who visit public lands along the Snake River can thank Wendell Wyatt for opening the region to recreation.
“My thoughts and prayers are with Congressman Wyatt’s friends and family at this time.”