Jan 16, 2015
Conservation groups are trying to stop a 259-acre timber sale in Lane County, saying the federal government shut opposition voices out of the approval process and violated environmental law.
Jan 15, 2015
Herald and News
Visitation was up dramatically at national parks in 2014, including Crater Lake National Park and Lava Beds National Monument.
Unofficial figures show a record 294 million people visited National...
Jan 13, 2015
The Navy conducts training and testing in a stretch of the Pacific roughly the size of Montana.
It wants to continue and expand its activities in these waters off the West Coast from Washington to...
Jan 12, 2015
“Wild,” a film about the emotional and physical journey of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, debuted in theaters last month. It’s an adaptation of the book by Portland author Cheryl Strayed, and in it...
Dec 19, 2014
Hood River News
It was encouraging to read about the recent story reported in the Hood River News regarding the renewed efforts to protect Mount Hood. At a time when most issues are becoming more polarized, it is...
Dec 09, 2014
The Elliott State Forest appears to be headed toward a sale to a public entity or public-private partnership.
First, though, Oregon officials must do homework to determine whether such a move is...
Dec 04, 2014
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock.
Researchers at Washington State University found that...
Dec 03, 2014
Suction-dredge mining would be banned from streams running through private lands throughout the Rogue River Basin and much of Western Oregon and limited on federal lands under a new state framework...