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Oregon Governor Urges Zinke To 'Not Backtrack' On Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Jefferson Public Radio | July 17, 2017 6:39 a.m.

Zinke’s visit is part of a review ordered by President Trump, to evaluate 27 national monuments declared or expanded by previous presidents since 1996.

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Interior Secretary Tours Cascade-Siskiyou Monument, Hears Concerns

Jefferson Public Radio | July 17, 2017 6:33 a.m.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon Saturday as part of President Trump’s order to review monuments designated by previous administrations.

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Zinke To Visit Oregon For Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Review

OPB | July 14, 2017 12:14 p.m.

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be in Oregon to review the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Saturday. Oregon's attorney general has threatened to sue if Interior shrinks the monument.

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Toxic Blue-Green Algae Bloom Kills 32 Cattle In Oregon

Capital Press | July 13, 2017 11:09 a.m. | Lane County, Oregon

A blue-green algae outbreak in a Lake County, Oregon, reservoir has killed 32 head of cattle.

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Wildfire Near Summer Lake, Oregon, Winding Down

OPB | July 13, 2017 9:44 a.m.

It's still one of 119 active wildfires burning 1.1 million acres across the country.

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2017 Rainbow Festival Draws 12,000 Gatherers, Sees 2 Deaths

OPB | July 4, 2017 6:31 p.m. | Grant County, Oregon

The highlight of the seven-day Rainbow Family Gathering occurred Tuesday — a mass peace prayer after a morning of silence at the event.

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Rural Oregon Residents At Odds With Large Marijuana Grows

Medford Mail Tribune | July 2, 2017 9:06 a.m. | Williams, Oregon

Williams is known as one of Oregon's marijuana-growing capitals, but residents have raised alarms over industrialized grows they say are ruining the character of this close-knit rural community.

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High Risk For 2nd Tunnel Collapse At Hanford Nuclear Site

Northwest News Network | June 30, 2017 2:14 p.m. | Spokane, Wash.



The Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington state has two train tunnels full of very hot radioactive waste — and both tunnels are in danger of further collapse.

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Environmental Groups Sue Over Off-Road Vehicle Trails In Ochoco Forest

OPB | June 29, 2017 3:53 p.m.

The Forest Service plan would create 137 miles of new trails specifically for off-highway vehicles.

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Plan Would Limit Entry To Key Oregon Wilderness Areas

Statesman Journal | June 29, 2017 6:54 a.m.

A sharp increase in crowds has led to the proposal of major changes to the way people access Mount Jefferson, Mount Washington, Three Sisters, Waldo Lake and Diamond Peak wilderness areas.