PENDLETON — Personal-use firewood cutting permits from the Umatilla National Forest go on sale Saturday, May 1, through Nov. 30.

Permits are $5 per cord with a minimum purchase of four cords and yearly maximum of 12 per household.

Local vendors will sell firewood permits in four-cord packets with a $2 fee per packet. Vendors include:

•Walla Walla Ranger District, 1415 W. Rose St., Walla Walla, Washington, 509-522-6290.

•Pomeroy Ranger District, 71 W. Main St., Pomeroy, Washington, 509-843-1891.

•Supervisor's Office, 72510 Coyote Road, Pendleton, 541-278-3716.

Permits also are available directly from the Forest Service.

Permits are not required for tribal members exercising treaty rights, but they should be in possession of valid enrollment identification when cutting or transporting firewood.

For more information call 541-278-3716, email or visit

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.