During a Senate hearing, federal officials said easy access to funding to mitigate the damage done by large fires is essential.
The new governor said she aims to bolster rural Oregon's economy by improving regulatory climate for small businesses.
Visitors still frequenting the region — but not necessarily for winter activities.
Democratic leaders excited for Brown, as Republicans worry new governor will sidestep rural Oregon
A Singapore-based investor bought 197,000 acres in Oregon's High Desert.