News | local | Land | Politics | EnvironmentMedford 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.
News | local | Land use | EnvironmentOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 3:10 p.m. | Portland
A group of counties that gets revenue from logging lands within the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument boundaries is suing the federal government.
Nation | News | Land | Politics | EnvironmentNPR | Feb. 5, 2017 5:11 a.m.
Republicans are trying to eliminate Bears Ears National Monument in Utah — one of the new ones created by President Obama in the days before he left office. The effort is creating a legal battle.
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., says Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has made it clear President Obama won't act on a proposal to protect Owyhee Canyonlands.
News | local | Land | Land use | EnvironmentOPB | March 2, 2016 12:35 p.m.
The Oregon Natural Desert Association has been talking about a wilderness designation for years, but that can only happen through Congress. Obama has already created or expanded 19 national monuments.
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Top Stories: Icy Conditions Close NE Oregon Roads, Gay Rights Activist Pleads Not Guilty To Sex CrimesOPB | Dec. 4, 2014 8 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Thursday, Dec. 4: Freezing rain in northeastern Oregon has caused road closures due to icy conditions; gay rights activist Terrance Patrick Bean pleaded not guilty in Lane County on charges of alleged sex crimes; the Klamath County Cattlemen's Association is in support of the Klamath Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act; and more.