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Represented: Limited Law Enforcement In SW Oregon

OPB | May 15, 2015

We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.

Sen. Wyden Pushes Two Key Bills Through Committee

OPB | Nov. 14, 2014

FRIDAY: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is hoping to pass legislation to increase logging in public forests and manage water in the Klamath Basin before the end of the year.

Curry County Sheriff Resigns

OPB | July 08, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll discuss the resignation of Curry County Sheriff John Bishop.

Drastic New Proposals For Timber Counties

OPB | June 06, 2013

Governor John Kitzhaber is talking about imposing a temporary income tax or even mobilizing the National Guard in cash-strapped timber counties.

Citizens Take On Crime Prevention

OPB | June 03, 2013

Citizens in Josephine County have started a Facebook page to monitor and catch criminals.

County Cigarette Taxes

OPB | April 10, 2013

Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?

Live In Salem With Governor Kitzhaber

OPB | April 10, 2013

We'll spend some time with the governor checking in about some hot topics in the legislature right now.

Failure to Appear in Court

OPB | Aug. 21, 2012

Warrants are piling up in cash-strapped Josephine County, where defendants are skipping their scheduled appearances in court.

Distressed Oregon Counties

OPB | June 18, 2012

We'll check in with Curry county which — like many timber-dependent counties — appears to be on the brink of financial disaster — and we'll talk with the Oregon Secretary of State about the health of all 36 counties.

Timber Payments and Curry County

OPB | March 09, 2012

We'll get the latest on the plans to extend federal timber payments and the idea of a local sales tax to shore up the budget in Curry County.

Environmental Update

OPB | Feb. 21, 2012

Two new bills were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives which could increase the revenue some Northwest counties receive from federal forestland.

Jeff Merkley

OPB | Feb. 15, 2012

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley joins us to talk about a number of issues, including a Constitutional Amendment that would invalidate the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling.

Timber Payments?

OPB | July 19, 2011

Timber payments are set to expire at the end of September — what's happening in Congress to come up with a solution?

Life After Timber?

OPB | June 10, 2008

How are Oregon's rural counties coping with the possible loss of federal timber payments?

The End of Timber Payments?

OPB | Jan. 24, 2008

Imagining life after timber payments