Private Logging Shut Down by Shutdown

EVANS CREEK, Ore. — Federal forest agencies are ordering loggers to stop harvesting timber on federal lands for the remainder of the government shutdown. Private logging contractors say they are being hit the hardest by this request. Private logging contractors like H&M, Inc. are still logging federal lands, but come the middle of next week, … Continue reading »

Shutdown Affecting Oregon Services

MEDFORD, Ore. — In the first hours of the federal shutdown, we are getting a glimpse of its impact. Non-essential jobs have been furloughed. Monuments, museums, and politician’s offices are closed. On the long list of federal agencies closing their doors due to the government shutdown: the local Bureau of Land Management offices. BLM officials … Continue reading »