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GOP Platform Supports Transferring Western Public Lands To States

OPB | July 19, 2016 5:08 p.m. | Cleveland

The newly approved Republican platform expands the party’s support for turning over federal lands to the states — creating a new flashpoint in the presidential campaign.

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Refuge Occupier Ryan Payne Pleads Guilty

OPB | July 19, 2016 11:52 a.m. | Portland

Ryan Payne, who played a leadership role in the occupation, pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge Tuesday.

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House Budget Bill Would Block Owyhee Monument

OPB | July 19, 2016 10:18 a.m.

The House bill includes language to block funding for new national monuments created by the president.

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FBI Corrects The Record On LaVoy Finicum's Involvement In Bombing Attempt

OPB | July 18, 2016 1:44 p.m.

For Jeanette Finicum and many of her husband’s supporters, the misinformation about LaVoy Finicum in the criminal complaint is another strike against the FBI’s credibility.

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Low Water In Detroit Lake Sparks Concern, Meeting

Statesman Journal | July 18, 2016 9:33 a.m.

For the second year in a row, low water in Detroit Lake is likely to affect recreation and tourism in the Santiam Canyon.

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Conservationists Claim PGE Violated Water Quality Standards At Round Butte Dam

OPB | July 14, 2016 6:15 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Conservationists allege that since the installation of a water mixing device, Portland General Electric has violated state water quality standards more than 1,200 times. 

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Crater Lake Rangers Seize 234 Pounds Of Morel Mushrooms, Cite 14 Pickers

The Register-Guard | July 12, 2016 10:30 a.m.

Rangers at Crater Lake National Park seized 234 pounds of morel mushrooms — potentially worth thousands of dollars — over the Fourth of July weekend, the park’s top ranger said Monday.

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Judge Allows Bundy Brothers To Be Housed Together For Joint Defense

OPB | July 11, 2016 12:56 p.m. | Portland

Ammon and Ryan Bundy will be reunited at a downtown Portland jail.

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'Land Sharing' Opens Private Land To Campers

OPB | July 11, 2016 5 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

You’ve heard of car-sharing. Now here’s “land sharing.”

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Judge Will Not Delay Refuge Occupation Trial

OPB | July 6, 2016 11:33 a.m. | Portland

A federal judge says she’s pushing ahead toward a September trial for occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.