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The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has declared the air in the area unhealthy for sensitive groups.

 

Larry Calkins is with the Air Quality program in Bend.

 

"What we found was rather high numbers in Bend for sensitive groups like children, the elderly, those with asthma, respiratory problems or heart ailments."

 

The air in Bend and Klamath County are being called "unhealthy" for these groups.

 

People should try to avoid being outside and close their windows to limit exposure to the smokey conditions.

Traffic

 

 

  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)