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Crews fighting wildfires in Colorado, Utah and Arizona are dispatched from around the nation, including the northwest.  The U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management reports about 2000 Oregon and Washington firefighters are working fires right now.  Maria Thimai with the BLM says there are specialty teams, like the Redmond “Hotshots.”  Other firefighters are private contractors, some are BLM employees and some a veterans participating in a National Employment Program.

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  • 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)