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Baker City man leading effort to stop nation’s biggest wildfire

Joe Hessel remembers when the Dooley Mountain fire, which burned 20,000 acres south of Baker City over several days, was a “giant” blaze. Read more


‘90-Day August’

Noel Livingston slides the cursor across the charts on his computer screen and what he sees, lurking behind the zig-zagging lines and the multiple colors, is trouble. Read more


Firefighters make progress on Bootleg Fire

BLY — The nation's largest wildfire continued burning in parts of Klamath and Lake counties on Friday, but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames. Read more

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