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Umatilla National Forest lifts public use restrictions

PENDLETON, Ore—Recent precipitation and cooler weather conditions across the Umatilla National Forest has decreased fire danger, prompting fire managers to lift all public use restrictions pertaining to recreational chainsaw use, smoking, and...


Green Ridge Fire over 41,000 acres

DAYTON—The Green Ridge Fire, burning just thirty miles east of Walla Walla in the Blue Mountains, tipped over 41,000 acres of burned land during the weekend. Firefighting efforts have secured 40%... Full story


Green Ridge surpasses 40,000 acres

UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST—The Green Ridge Fire, burning in the Umatilla National Forest thirty miles east of Walla Walla, had consumed more than 40,000 acres as of Tuesday, August 31, and was 39% contained. Gusty winds on Monday challenged the...

 By Beka Compton    News    August 26, 2021

Green Ridge Fire up to 35% contained

UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST-Good news in the Blues, the Green Ridge Fire has seen minimal growth over the past few days, aided by weekend rainfall and cooler weather. On Tuesday, August 24, the Green...

 By Beka Compton    News    August 19, 2021

Green Ridge Fire burns more than 37,000 acres

UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST—Southwest wind gusts are expected to continue driving the Green Ridge Fire, feeding the flames with unburned pockets of fuel. As of Tuesday, August 17, the fire has burned...


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