Timber Dollars in Southern Oregon

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Another effort to bring timber dollars back to Southern Oregon has failed, and as many expected, it is not moving forward. But house leadership in Washington D.C. is reassuring a local commissioner that federal help will be arriving. Doug Breidenthal, a commissioner for Jackson County, is in frequent communication with legislators … Continue reading »

Federal Timber Dollar Payments Expected

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, ┬áthe US Forest Service announced it will soon release $67.8 million in payments to 18 Oregon counties under the Secure Rural Schools program. Oregon is expected to receive more than $107 million in timber payments, once the Interior Department releases its funding to counties in the coming weeks. A county-by-county … Continue reading »