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McMorris Rodgers and legislators hear local views of forest fire situation


August 19, 2021

-EW Photo by Naomi Scoggin

Congressionwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, left, State Representative Joe Schmick, back left, USFS Umatilla National Forest Supervisor Eric Watrud, back center, GCFD Fire Chief James Cleveland, USFS District Ranger Susan Piper, back right, Garfield County Commissioner Larry Ledgerwood, right, and State Representative Mary Dye right front, inquire about communication status local agency heads during the Lick Creek and Green Ridge fires at a recent visit to Pioneer Park here on August 10.

POMEROY–Congressional Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, WA-5, and State Representatives Joe Schmick, R-9, Colfax, and Mary Dye, R-9, Pomeroy, discussed the current forest fire situation with local agency heads at the Pioneer Park on August 10.

The representatives came to Pomeroy to hear from the local citizens on how the Lick Creek and Green Ridge fires have been handled. Several people...

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