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Play It Safe Around Lakes, Rivers

With the mercury on the rise toward the weekend, the Oregon State Marine Board wants to remind people to play it safe on and around the water by wearing a life jacket. “Every year when the first warm temperatures arrive, many people decide to cool off by hitting the Read More

Oregon To Replace Stolen SNAP Benefits

Starting May 22, the Oregon Department of Human Services will begin replacing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for victims of electronic theft who have had benefits stolen from their Electrotonic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards. Electronic theft Read More

More Prescribed Burning Near Sisters

Firefighters on the Sisters Ranger District plan to conduct prescribed burn operations directly west of Sisters on Friday. If conditions are favorable, the Sisters Ranger District will conduct prescribed burn operations on 128 acres on National Forest lands located just Read More

Central Oregon Prayer Breakfast Friday

Hundreds of men and women of faith from a wide variety of churches across Central Oregon will gather for the non-denominational, volunteer-led Eighth Annual Central Oregon Community Prayer Breakfast at 6:30AM on Friday May 12, 2023 at the Riverhouse Convention Center. Read More

Boat Owners Invited To Free Inspections

In preparation for the boating season, your Oregon State Police will be conducting voluntary vessel inspections across Oregon. These inspections are to provide boat operators/owners the opportunity to ensure compliance before launching their vessels. If you are a water Read More

Annual Deschutes River Cleanup

Join the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council for our largest annual day of stewardship, the Deschutes River Cleanup, on Saturday, July 29th! River and riparian cleanup activities will take place along the riparian areas of the Deschutes River at six different stewardship Read More

State Lifts COVID Mandates

In alignment with the federal COVID-19 public health emergency ending May 11, state health officials announced the lifting of health-protective measures that helped reduce COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths, and expanded access to services during the Read More

Campgrounds Closing For Maintenance

Monty and Perry South Campgrounds will close for pre-season maintenance and hazard tree removal in the coming weeks. Monty and Perry South Campgrounds will completely close for day use and camping starting Monday, May 15 through Sunday, May 21. Both campgrounds will be Read More