Congressman Greg Walden has issued a statement following the death of former Congressman Bob Smith. Walden says Smith was a one-of-a-kind rancher, legislator and advocate for the eastern Oregon way of life. Smith served in the Oregon Legislature from 1960 to 1982. He was elected to the 2nd Congressional District where he served from 1983-to-1995 and again from 1997 to 1999. Smith died yesterday in Medford at the age of 89.