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2 Convicted In 1st Nevada Standoff Trial, Mistrial Declared For Other 4

AP | April 24, 2017 9:43 a.m. | Las Vegas

A jury in Las Vegas convicted two men in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014 but then deadlocked on federal charges against four others later Monday.

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Proposed Kalama Methanol Refinery Hits Snag In Permit Approval

OPB | April 20, 2017 10:37 a.m.

The Washington Department of Ecology wants more information before deciding whether to approve a shoreline permit for a controversial methanol refinery in Kalama.

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Burrowing Rodents Threaten Central Oregon Canals

AP | April 12, 2017 10:12 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Rodents' underground dens and tunnels provide protection from predators and the elements, but they also risk causing millions of dollars in damage to urban developments.

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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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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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Govs. Inslee And Brown Band Together To Challenge Trump's Energy Plans

OPB | March 25, 2017 4:28 p.m.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington are banding together in support of clean energy.

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Trump's Hiring Freeze Could Be Felt By Recreation Seekers On Public Lands

KUOW/EarthFix | March 23, 2017 5:45 p.m.

Public lands agencies are struggling to keep up with demands for rangers, trail maintenance – even toilet paper in outhouses. And the problem could get worse under President Trump’s hiring freeze.

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BLM Launches Artist Residency At Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Medford Mail Tribune | March 6, 2017 10:47 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Three artists will each get two weeks in the monument to capture what President Bill Clinton declared as "the spectacular biological diversity" when he created the monument east of Ashland in 2000.

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What Did Harney County Residents Know Before The Malheur Occupation?

OPB | March 1, 2017 9:07 a.m.

A local rancher tells OPB that Ammon Bundy spoke broadly about the idea of seizing government buildings before the occupation began.  

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Last Of Pipeline Opponents Leave North Dakota Protest Camp

AP | Feb. 22, 2017 2:49 p.m.

The last of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities arrested others who defied the order in a final show of dissent.