Clear-cutting in December 2020 near Jetty Creek, where 90% of the watershed has been logged in the last 20 years. Portland-based Stimson Lumber is now clearing some of the last remaining older trees.

Clear-cutting in December 2020 near Jetty Creek, where 90% of the watershed has been logged in the last 20 years. Portland-based Stimson Lumber is now clearing some of the last remaining older trees.

Courtesy of Trygve Steen

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Logging in Oregon rakes in billions of dollars annually, but an investigation by OPB, The Oregonian/OregonLive and ProPublica found that the state has prioritized corporations over its small logging communities and the environment. OPB reporter Tony Schick fills us in on the investigation.

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