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Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit

Jefferson Public Radio | July 20, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Opponents of expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon say the move was rushed through with little public notice.

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Retrial Begins In Vegas For 4 Defendants In Bundy Standoff

AP | July 18, 2017 9:30 a.m.

Armed assault and lawful protest were the opposing scenarios presented to a federal jury in Las Vegas.

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Contract Dispute Grounds Converted 747 As Wildfires Rage Across The West

AP | July 16, 2017 10:14 a.m. | Boise

The company operating one of the largest firefighting tankers in the U.S. says the Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by limiting the amount of fire suppressant firefighting aircraft can carry.

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Zinke To Visit Oregon For Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Review

OPB | July 14, 2017 12:14 p.m.

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be in Oregon to review the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Saturday. Oregon's attorney general has threatened to sue if Interior shrinks the monument.

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Oregon AG Threatens Legal Action To Protect Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

OPB/EarthFix | July 13, 2017 5:19 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says Oregon is ready to take legal action if monument designation changes.

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Legislation To Provide Land Base For Western Oregon Tribes Passes House

OPB/EarthFix | July 13, 2017 2:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Legislation would convey 32,000 acres of federal land to two tribes and provide forest management authority to a third.

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High Risk For 2nd Tunnel Collapse At Hanford Nuclear Site

Northwest News Network | June 30, 2017 2:14 p.m. | Spokane, Wash.

The Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington state has two train tunnels full of very hot radioactive waste — and both tunnels are in danger of further collapse.

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Environmental Groups Sue Over Off-Road Vehicle Trails In Ochoco Forest

OPB | June 29, 2017 3:53 p.m.

The Forest Service plan would create 137 miles of new trails specifically for off-highway vehicles.

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Organic Weed Management: It's Harder Than You Think

NWPR/EarthFix | June 28, 2017 12:50 p.m.

Everyone has weeds. No one wants them. Weeds created an unusual controversy in one Oregon county, angering a town and sparking a social media debate. Organic farmers say it is hard to manage weeds.

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Interior Head Suggests Reducing Bears Ears National Monument

AP | June 12, 2017 1:37 p.m.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday recommended that the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed.

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