Fire Rages, Red Cross Responds

As I type this, there is a wildfire raging in Central Oregon. And, as I type this, the Red Cross is operating a shelter in Sisters for everyone who has […]

Volcano Or Wildfire?

Let’s play a little guessing game. What do YOU think this image is — volcano or wildfire? It might look like a volcanic eruption, but it’s really the recent Station […]

California Wildfire

Today our thoughts are with the folks in Southern California who have lost their homes to the wildfires – and also with our fellow Red Crossers who have been working […]

Don’t Leave Home Without Your Documents

If you’ve been following the news about the California wildfires, you might have also seen that Governor Schwarzenegger has signed an executive order to waive fees for replacement documents for […]

I Lost My Home And 40 Years Worth Of Art

I felt a sharp pang of sadness when I heard Carl say those words.It seems like you hear a lot about people losing things like photographs or heirlooms in disaster. […]

Warning: Wildfires Ahead for Oregon

Did you see this? “A red flag warning is in effect from now through Thursday in Northeast and Central Oregon, as powerful thunderstorms packing lightning churn across the region.” If […]