Fire • ODF • Oregon State of emergency declared in Oregon over wildfire risk Citing imminent wildfire threats, Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency on Wednesday afternoon for the entire state of Oregon By Chas Hundley - Banks Post August 19, 2020 at 5:00pm Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.