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Firewood permits available on the Fremont-Winema

Personal use firewood permits for 2018 are now available at all Fremont-Winema National Forest offices, according to a news release.

Permits are available for $5 per cord with a minimum purchase of four cords for $20. A maximum of eight cords per household annually.

Woodcutters are encouraged to cut firewood in late spring and early fall, while paying attention to weather and road conditions to avoid resource damage. Some woodcutting areas may be inaccessible due to snow or wet conditions.

Woodcutting maps are at www.fs.usda.gov/main/fremont-winema/passes-permits/forestproducts under firewood permits.

Permits and information are available at Fremont-Winema National Forest offices. Purchasers may want to call in advance to ensure permits are available at their nearest office.

Home Buyer Seminar planned in Dorris Friday

DORRIS — A Home Buyer Seminar will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Dorris at 2323 S. Oregon St. on the corner of Third and South Oregon streets, according to a news release.

Information will be provided by Christene Baldwin and Loretta Keady on purchasing a home; loan requirements; improving credit ratings; and immigration documentation assistance.

To sign up, call Christine at at 825-980-4801 or Loretta at 541-591-0202. Attendance is free.

Hosts sought for Williamson River Campground

CHILOQUIN – The Fremont-Winema National Forest is looking for energetic, good-natured people to serve as campground hosts at Williamson River Campground during the 2018 season, according to a news release.

Applications are being accepted through April 30, with the intent to have someone in place by May 24.

The 20-unit Williamson River Campground is approximately 10 miles north of Chiloquin.

The most important job of a campground host is to provide an enjoyable camping experience for the public. Hosts are expected to assist visitors with information about the campground and local recreation opportunities. They must work well with people, be personable, neat in appearance and physically able to perform the following tasks: clean and stock restrooms; clean fire rings, picnic tables and pick up litter; mow and weed-eat campsites and along roadways; request fee compliance; hosts are needed from Memorial Day through Labor Day, with a weekly schedule of Thursday through Monday, including holidays.

Volunteers must provide their own self-contained trailer. The Forest Service will provide a campsite, propane, gas and a subsistence allowance.

To apply, contact Heidi Anderson at 541-891-3559.