Citing staffing issues, the Tillamook Forest Center will remain ‘closed until further notice’

The Tillamook Forest Center will not open the first weekend in March this year, extending a closure that first began due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 15, 2020.  The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) said in an emailed update that staffing issues— of the same sort experienced across the[Read More…]

Cedar Butte Fire remains at 60 acres as crews expect to begin mopping up this weekend

The Cedar Butte Fire. Photo: ODF Friday afternoon update The Cedar Butte Fire remains at 60 acres, the Oregon Department of Forestry said Friday afternoon. “Ground crews made excellent progress today, working through hot, dry conditions to extend lines around almost the entirety of the fire’s perimeter,” a press release[Read More…]

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