Concerns and Praise for Timber Proposal

MEDFORD, Ore. – A proposal that would ease restrictions of logging on federal lands is being met with praise by the timber industry and concern from environmental groups. A plan by Reps. Peter Defazio, Kurt Scrhader, and Greg Walden would allow the use of logging on federally-owned “O&C lands”. The plan was supported by leaders … Continue reading »

Oregon Counties Discuss Logging Plan

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A plan is in the works to possibly pour several million dollars back into struggling Oregon counties. That plan is to possibility open up federal lands for logging. County commissioners across Oregon and the Bureau of Land Management are meeting every month to discuss it. Josephine County comissioner, Simon Hare, says … Continue reading »