Defendants guilty of occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge have agreed to pay a total of $78,000 in restitution, according to a motion filed in federal court Monday.
Four Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife employees were fired this month after an investigation found an “extremely sexualized culture” at a fish hatchery on the Columbia River.
The federal government has announced changes to a carefully negotiated sage grouse conservation plan. Also, steelhead may face extinction because of sea lions, and the economy in rural Oregon is not picking up the way it is in urban areas.
A piece of metal lodged in Malheur occupation leader Ryan Bundy’s shoulder could be a key piece of evidence in the case against an FBI agent accused of misconduct in a shooting.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsCapital Press | July 29, 2017 1:31 p.m.
A rancher in Oregon’s Wallowa County requested the state Department of Fish and Wildlife use lethal control against the Harl Butte wolfpack, which has attacked calves six times in the past year.
Agriculture | local | Fish & Wildlife | News | Water | Environment | Communities | Land useOPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017 7 p.m. | Tulelake, California
While controversial, the common practice of farming on the Klamath wildlife refuges has resulted in an interesting new direction for agriculture across the basin.
local | News | Environment | Water | Entertainment | NW LifeStatesman Journal | July 18, 2017 9:51 a.m.
A massive fuel spill on Highway 99W near Adair Village has caused traffic detours and delays for the past 10 days as the state clears contaminated soil and repairs the road.
local | Environment | News | EducationEast Oregonian | May 12, 2017 11:38 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon
Pendleton is home to eastern Oregon's longest continuously run outdoor school, despite facing elimination at least three times.
With nearly every lodging option booked within the path of the eclipse, thousands of visitors are expected to spill over onto public lands.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsCapital Press | May 3, 2017 3:27 p.m.
The USDA’s agreement to kill wolves on behalf of Oregon wildlife regulators isn’t a “major federal action” warranting environmental review, according to a federal judge.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsAP | April 29, 2017 11:44 a.m. | Bremerton, Washington
Officials in Washington state say an invasion of the European green crabs that could disrupt the Puget Sound ecosystem is continuing.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsCapital Press | April 18, 2017 2:07 p.m.
Spotted owl populations have continued to decline rapidly, while larger, more aggressive barred owls take over spotted owl territory in Oregon, Washington and California.
Conservation groups want to see more restrictions on cyanide traps after a federal agency's trap killed a wolf in northeast Oregon.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | PoliticsAP | April 1, 2017 4:49 p.m. | Boise
Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said the state was not speculating about the damage that implementing the current federal sage grouse plans will have on private and public lands.
Science | Nation | Environment | News | PoliticsNPR | March 22, 2017 2:04 p.m.
The Senate voted Tuesday to lift a 2016 ban on certain hunting practices — like trapping and aerial shooting — on national wildlife refuges there. Now the bill heads to President Trump to be signed.
Four defendants who participated in last year's occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge were convicted Tuesday of misdemeanors.
A jury has convicted occupiers Jason Patrick and Darryl Thorn on felony conspiracy charges for their roles in last year’s takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.