2nd District Congressman Greg Walden inspects Milli Fire site outside of Sisters

2nd District Congressman Greg Walden visited the site of the 24-thousand-acre Milli Fire SW of Sisters yesterday. Walden who has worked for years on the issue of forest restoration said the Milli fire is the prime example of an area that could be helped by a timely harvest of the burned timber and rehabilitation efforts. The Congressman has asked the administration to reform the funding surrounding the fighting of wildfires and for forest management reform. The Congressman has several meetings planned today in Central Oregon.

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R.L. has won numerous local, state, and national awards for his news coverage and community involvement. He is in the Oregon Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame as a 2004 Heritage Broadcaster of the Year. Over his 38-year career he has been a mainstay in the Central Oregon media.