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.
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.
Nation | Communities | Flora and Fauna | Politics | NW Life | Land use | local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentOPB | 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.
A presidential executive order could mean that national monuments are rescinded, resized or modified.
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.
local | News | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Land useOPB | 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.
local | Land use | Economy | Agriculture | News | EnvironmentCapital 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.
After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.