Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Board has one vacancy, which will expire in June 2022. Candidates can pick up a packet or email for information.

{filler:photo-filler-firefighter-hose-water.jpg}Lake Chinook Fire and Rescue is accepting applications to fill one open position on its board of directors.

The appointee will serve the remainder of Art Dorsey's term, which expires June 2022. Dorsey resigned from the board last month following his move to Montana.

The Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue Board of Directors comprises five board members. Each member is elected by the registered voters of the district to serve a three-year term. Applicants for the vacant position must own property within the district's boundaries.

Interested candidates can request an information packet, which includes information about the district, position, and application/selection process, from the district office by contacting Fire Chief Don Colfels at 541-629-8911 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You may also visit the district's office located at 11700 SW Graham Road, Culver, during regular business hours or its website at

The deadline to submit applications for the vacancy is Dec. 27.

For more information, contact Colfels at 541-629-8911, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Lake Chinook Fire and Rescue

The fire district, which was formed in 2008, serves a retirement, vacation, and recreational resort community of 573 full-time residents. The area hosts an additional 36,000 visitors during the summer months. Over the past three decades, many retired residents have moved to the area, where 87% of the population is age 60 years or older.

The district includes four subdivisions, consisting of clusters of homes, small businesses, surrounding ranch lots, and scattered private timber land. The district is surrounded by federal lands managed by Deschutes National Forest, Crooked River National Grassland and Bureau of Land Management.

The largest subdivision, Three Rivers, comprises approximately 650 home sites on 4,000 acres, and is off-grid.

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