A decision by Oregon farm regulators to suspend the pesticide applicator's license of Applebee Aviation without a hearing was unwarranted, according to an administrative law judge.
Business | Forestry | NW Life | Health | Economy | Communities | Politics | Environment | Land | Elections | local | News | An Armed Occupation In Eastern OregonOPB | Jan. 7, 2016 10:43 a.m. | Portland
While Harney County residents are asking armed protesters to leave, many locals are sympathetic to their issues. Economists say the root may lie in the west’s rural economy.
Forestry | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | Animals | Environment | local | NewsAP | Jan. 5, 2016 1:07 p.m. | Olympia, Washington
Officials proposed spraying 10,500 acres in locations including Kent, Tacoma, Vancouver and Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
local | News | Land use | Environment | ForestryOPB | Dec. 15, 2015 6:32 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
Volunteers did $200,000 worth of damage to 31 miles of roads and trails, under the auspices of trail maintenance that explicitly benefited snowmobile users.
Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry knew Applebee Aviation had lost its pesticide license before they let the company spray weed killer over 800 acres of state and private land.
Weyerhaeuser and Plum Creek announce plans to merge in early 2016. The new Weyerhaeuser will own more than 3 million acres of timberland in Oregon and Washington and 13 million acres worldwide.