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Interior Head Suggests Reducing Bears Ears National Monument

AP | June 12, 2017 1:37 p.m.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday recommended that the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed.

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Trial Date Delayed For Bundy, Sons In Nevada Standoff Case

AP | May 19, 2017 9:51 a.m.

A federal judge in Las Vegas is pushing back the trial date for Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy, four of his sons and six other defendants until after a retrial for at least four men whose prosecution ended with a hung jury.

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Citizen Advisory Groups React To Trump Administration Suspension

OPB | May 15, 2017 5:45 p.m.

The Interior Department canceled upcoming meetings of  local citizen groups that give input to the Bureau of Land Management on how to manage public lands.

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Trump Order Could Affect Hanford, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monuments

OPB | April 26, 2017 2:26 p.m.

A presidential executive order could mean that national monuments are rescinded, resized or modified.

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Vancouver City Council Approves Controversial Annexation Plan

OPB | April 18, 2017 4:40 p.m.

This summer, an additional 4,600 residents will call Vancouver home. The City Council approved annexation plans Monday evening for an area called Van Mall North.

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Deschutes Forest Closes Camping Area Near Whychus Creek

OPB | April 11, 2017 2 p.m.

The Deschutes National Forest is closing an area near Sisters to overnight campers because of long-term illegal camping.

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Environmental Groups Threaten Lawsuit Over Oregon Logging Practices

OPB | April 6, 2017 12:54 p.m. | Portland

Fishing and conservation groups are threatening to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry, alleging it has failed to reform logging practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests.

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Ranchers And Loggers Dismayed At Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

Capital Press | April 4, 2017 3:21 p.m. | Eagle Point, Oregon

With the federal government nearly doubling the monument's size, the ranching and timber industries in southern Oregon are bracing for the worst.

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What's Next For The Owyhee Canyonlands?

OPB | April 4, 2017 1:06 p.m.

The specter of a monument designation may trigger groups to get together and start a collaborative plan for the Owyhee.

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It's Round 3 For Jordan Cove LNG Terminal And Pipeline

OPB/EarthFix | March 17, 2017 12:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.