Politics | Land use | Environment | NewsOPB | Feb. 16, 2017 3:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
The bill would create a task force that would study the feasibility and cost of pursuing such transfers. Conservation groups oppose it.
local | Land use | Environment | NewsOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 3:10 p.m. | Portland
A group of counties that gets revenue from logging lands within the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument boundaries is suing the federal government.
A jury in Las Vegas heard competing narratives Thursday about six men accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal roundup of cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in April 2014.
The trial of six men accused of participating in an armed standoff with federal agents in 2014 in Bunkerville, Nevada, starts Thursday — refocusing attention on land rights in the West.
Jury selection has begun in federal court in Nevada for trial of the first six defendants accused of taking up arms against federal agents herding cattle off public land near cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014.
Lawyer Marcus Mumford was tased by U.S. Marshals last October in the moments after a jury found seven refuge occupiers not guilty of conspiracy charges related to the January 2016 takeover.
Trial begins Monday in Las Vegas for six men — the first of a trio of proceedings for 17 defendants that will later include Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy, four of his adult sons and seven other men.
Owners of land within Bend's expanded urban growth boundary want to build new homes. But the state wants commercial and industrial developments first.
Nation | Economy | History | Environment | Agriculture | Forestry | Land use | NewsStatesman Journal | Jan. 27, 2017 7:58 a.m.
A Forest Service program that pumped millions of dollars into rural communities has expired and with it the advent of sharply reduced revenue sharing timber harvest payments for more than 700 counties and 4,000 school districts.