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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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Oregon AG Threatens Legal Action To Protect Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

OPB/EarthFix | July 13, 2017 5:19 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says Oregon is ready to take legal action if monument designation changes.

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Ranchers And Loggers Dismayed At Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

Capital Press | April 4, 2017 3:21 p.m. | Eagle Point, Oregon

With the federal government nearly doubling the monument's size, the ranching and timber industries in southern Oregon are bracing for the worst.

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Oregon Counties Sue Federal Government Over Cascade-Siskiyou Expansion

OPB | 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.

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Utah Representative Wants Trump To Undo An Obama National Monument Designation

NPR | 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.

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Merkley: Obama Won't Designate Owyhee Canyonlands As A National Monument

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 9:41 a.m.

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.

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Timber Industry May Challenge Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 3:32 p.m.

The timber industry thinks it may able to reverse President Barack Obama's expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon.

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Obama Announces Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

OPB | Jan. 12, 2017 2:46 p.m.

President Obama has announced an anticipated expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon.

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Interior Department Not Working On Owyhee Wilderness Designation

OPB | 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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Oregon World War II Memorial

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013 12:15 p.m.

The Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation is currently raising funds to erect a monument near the Capitol in Salem's Wilson Park.

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Our Town Eastern Oregon

OPB | Dec. 27, 2012 12:06 p.m.

As our Our Town tour of Oregon continues we head east to Monument, Baker City and Ontario.

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Monument Kids in China

OPB | March 9, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Seven high school students from the small town of Monument, Oregon are half a world away on a school trip to China. We'll hear their impressions of the trip so far.