SLCF&R Fire board could make decision on Wooten’s status Thursday

South Lane County Fire & Rescue Chief John Wooten

COTTAGE GROVE – South Lane Fire County Fire & Rescue board reconvenes on Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss the investigation of fire Chief John Wooten’s alleged personal Facebook posts dating back two months, ones that say the pandemic is a hoax and that rioters should be shot. 

SLCF&R’s initial statement on June 2 said that Chief Wooten “did not make any statement in his official capacity as fire chief,” and stated that his personal page was . . .