The timber industry is mighty in Oregon—thanks to tax dollars it spends on ads.
Although environmental groups have helped Democrats win big legislative majorities, the timber lobby trounced enviros in Salem once again this year.
A bill to regulate aerial spraying of timbe
If you’ve walked, biked or driven down
Southeast Clay Street in recent weeks, you may have noticed Portland’s
newest public art. They’re three sculptures by artist Linda Wysong,
On the good-news front, a federal court settlement on Tuesday means loggers will face tougher environmental rules to protect streams in the Oregon Coast Range. The AP is reporting that the settlement "requires the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to develop stricter rules to protect streamside trees, prevent landslides in high-risk areas and cut erosion and runoff from logging roads." The ...