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Last Of Pipeline Opponents Leave North Dakota Protest Camp

AP | Feb. 22, 2017 2:49 p.m.

The last of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities arrested others who defied the order in a final show of dissent.

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Prosecutors Show Signs Of Lessons Learned From 1st Malheur Trial

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 1:36 p.m. | Portland

Opening statements got underway Tuesday for the trial of the second group of defendants charged in connection with the 2016 armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Nation | local | Land | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

2nd Malheur Trial Offers Hope For Some Harney County Residents

OPB | Feb. 20, 2017 2:02 p.m.

In Harney County, some residents hope this next trial offers a second shot at justice for their community. 

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Timber Companies Sue Over Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

Medford Mail Tribune | Feb. 20, 2017 9:48 a.m. | Medford, Oregon

Two lumber companies filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the legality of President Barack Obama's expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument during his last days in office.

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With Utah Out, Outdoor Retailer Show Could Come To Oregon

Statesman Journal | Feb. 20, 2017 8:04 a.m.

The world's largest outdoor gear show is suddenly without a home, and Oregon officials are hoping to pounce.

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What Happened To Mount Hood's Glacier Caves?

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon

The spectacular glacier caves of Mount Hood collapsed and disappeared completely within just a few years of their discovery. Scientists are only now learning what happened.

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5 Things To Know About the Latest Plans For The Elliott State Forest

OPB/EarthFix | Feb. 13, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money. 

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Bill In Oregon Legislature Focuses On Free Recreation Sites

AP | Feb. 9, 2017 7:09 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The League Of Oregon Cities, which represents all 242 of Oregon's incorporated cities, is backing a bill in the Oregon Senate that would extend legal protections to employees and agents of landowners whose land is used for public recreation.

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Utah Representative Wants Trump To Undo An Obama National Monument Designation

NPR | Feb. 5, 2017 5:11 a.m.

Republicans are trying to eliminate Bears Ears National Monument in Utah — one of the new ones created by President Obama in the days before he left office. The effort is creating a legal battle.

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Lawmaker Withdraws Bill Which Called For Sale Of Public Lands

Statesman Journal | Feb. 2, 2017 8:40 a.m. | Portland

After public outcry, the lawmaker who introduced a bill to sell 3.3 million acres of public land nationwide — including 70,000 acres in Oregon — has decided to reverse course.

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