AROUND OREGON: Ranchers find death, devastation in wake of Bootleg Fire

Michael Mastagni starts his day at Five Mile Ranch northeast of Beatty. (JOE SIESS/Herald and News)

KLAMATH FALLS - In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Michael and Katie Mastagni saddled up for another long day of tracking down their cattle over landscape scorched by the Bootleg Fire.

As the blaze approached, most ranchers in the area — including the Mastagnis of Five Mile . . .

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