New Timber Bill Proposed

GLENDALE, Ore. — A new bill is being proposed to increase timber harvest for struggling O&C counties. Tuesday morning, Senator Ron Wyden proposed his answer for timber reform. There are about 1.2 billion board feet of timber in western Oregon’s O&C lands. Right now about 200 million of that is actually able to be sold … Continue reading »

Hearing on O&C Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At the national capitol, Oregon’s representatives are not letting Congress off the hook when it comes to lost timber payments. On Thursday, Representatives Peter Defazio and Greg Walden announced that the House natural resources committee will conduct a hearing on a long-term bipartisan solution for the O&C lands on April 11. The … Continue reading »