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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.

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Prosecutors Show Signs Of Lessons Learned From 1st Malheur Trial

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 1:36 p.m. | Portland

Opening statements got underway Tuesday for the trial of the second group of defendants charged in connection with the 2016 armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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2nd Malheur Trial Offers Hope For Some Harney County Residents

OPB | Feb. 20, 2017 2:02 p.m.

In Harney County, some residents hope this next trial offers a second shot at justice for their community. 

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Timber Companies Sue Over Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

Medford Mail Tribune | Feb. 20, 2017 9:48 a.m. | Medford, Oregon

Two lumber companies filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the legality of President Barack Obama's expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument during his last days in office.

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With Utah Out, Outdoor Retailer Show Could Come To Oregon

Statesman Journal | Feb. 20, 2017 8:04 a.m.

The world's largest outdoor gear show is suddenly without a home, and Oregon officials are hoping to pounce.

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What Happened To Mount Hood's Glacier Caves?

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon

The spectacular glacier caves of Mount Hood collapsed and disappeared completely within just a few years of their discovery. Scientists are only now learning what happened.

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5 Things To Know About the Latest Plans For The Elliott State Forest

OPB/EarthFix | Feb. 13, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money. 

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Bill In Oregon Legislature Focuses On Free Recreation Sites

AP | Feb. 9, 2017 7:09 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The League Of Oregon Cities, which represents all 242 of Oregon's incorporated cities, is backing a bill in the Oregon Senate that would extend legal protections to employees and agents of landowners whose land is used for public recreation.