Sheriff Turns to Neighborhood Watch

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The lack of federal timber money is at the center of several budgeting problems in Southern Oregon. Local law enforcement is making its voice heard in the debate over the region’s failing timber industry. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson says federal oversight of timber lands is to blame for the county’s underfunded law … 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 »