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.
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.
local | Land | Politics | News | EnvironmentMedford 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.
local | Environment | Land | Science | Climate changeOPB | 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.
The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money.
local | Land | News | EnvironmentAP | 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.
Nation | Land | Politics | News | EnvironmentNPR | 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.
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.