Airbase Support in Central Oregon
Prineville Airport is getting busy!
Prineville Airport is flying high because of a $2 million Lottery grant through the Oregon Department of Transportation and ConnectOregon. The grant helped to replace an old fuel system and build a facility for the Central Oregon Rappellers.
Fire suppression is a serious business in our state and having a centrally located operation helps cover all counties. The US Forest Service leases the Prineville airbase facility which is also home to three helicopters and two airplane tankers used to help fight fires.
The new improvements also provide an opportunity for other industries to move in and set up businesses. “Lottery dollars created opportunity for fire protection, increased jobs and future economic development,” said airport manager Kelly Coffelt.
Our beautiful Oregon landscape can breathe a little easier now that the airport has more chops to fight fires.
Who are the Central Oregon Rappellers?
They are the brave firefighters who drop from helicopters into dangerous fire zones. It’s not an easy job and their efforts are critical in controlling the spread of wildfires that threaten our state every fire season. The Rappelling technique allows firefighters to quickly and efficiently drop themselves into remote areas for initial attack of wildfires. It’s a physically demanding job and requires an extremely high degree of fitness for each crew member.Learn more about the Central Oregon Rappellers
Education gets a Boost in the St Paul School District
In 2019 over $83,000 in Lottery funds helped the St. Paul School District with needed school projects, infrastructure and supplies.
Increased Services for Deschutes County Veterans
In 2019 the Deschutes County Veterans Services Office received over $164,000 in Lottery funding to increase office hours and advertising to get more veterans to use their services. One in fourteen Oregonians is a veteran and we care about each other, especially those who protect us at home and aboard. Voters directed 1.5% of all Oregon Lottery funds to help veterans with essential services in 2016.
Brookings Veterans Services Increased with Additional Oregon Lottery Revenue
The Curry County Veterans Services Office received over $88,000 in Lottery funding to increase office hours and advertising to get more veterans to use their services. One in fourteen Oregonians is a veteran and we care about each other, especially those who protect us at home and aboard. Voters directed 1.5% of all Oregon Lottery funds to help veterans with essential services in 2016.
Prineville Veterans Receiving More Services Thanks to Oregon Lottery Funding
In 2019 the Crook County Veterans Services Office received over $86,000 in Lottery backing to increase office hours and advertising to get more veterans to use their services. One in fourteen Oregonians is a veteran and we care about each other, especially those who protect us at home and aboard. Voters directed 1.5% of all Oregon Lottery funds to help veterans with essential services in 2016.
Shuttle for Veterans Funded with Oregon Lottery Dollars
The Coos County Area Transit Service is making the rubber meet the road when it comes to veterans services. In 2019, the transit district put nearly $131,000 of Oregon Lottery proceeds into bus service to the Rosburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Now those veterans who don’t have transportation, can take a shuttle.
Southwestern Oregon Community College Taps Oregon Lottery Funds to Help Veterans
In 2019, Southwestern Community College put over $54,000 of Oregon Lottery funds to work, tapping the funds for programs at the Veterans Resource Center on campus. One in fourteen Oregonians is a veteran and we care about each other, especially those who protect us at home and aboard. Voters directed 1.5% of all Oregon Lottery funds to help veterans with essential services in 2016.
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