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Jun 29, 2012 at 8:44 PM
Members of Congress from timber country came through Friday with a promised one-year extension of federal payments to rural counties dominated by federal lands.
Feb 2, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Conservation groups are offering a different approach to the fiscal crisis facing timber counties in Oregon.
Sep 30, 2011 at 12:31 PM
A federal law that has sent billions of dollars to schools and counties in timber country is expiring, and there is no clear picture of what lies ahead.
Aug 29, 2011 at 6:15 PM
Congressman Peter DeFazio said it is time to generate more logging revenues off of Bureau of Land Management lands in Oregon, especially as federal payments to timber counties are set to expire.
Aug 3, 2011 at 5:29 PM
Oregon counties already struggling to cope with declining federal timber revenues have gotten more bad news.
Jul 14, 2011 at 7:51 AM
The fight over the national debt ceiling could have a big impact on Douglas County, as well as other counties that are dependent on the safety net money due to lack of timber harvesting on federal lands.
Oct 26, 2010 at 8:51 AM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar met with the timber industry and conservation groups Monday to find a way out of decades of bitter conflict over logging in Western Oregon.
Jul 22, 2010 at 3:33 PM
Economists have noted that the prosperity enjoyed by timber towns in the 1980s is unlikely to come back any time soon.
Oct 14, 2009 at 12:44 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has announced a crop of timber sales for U.S. Bureau of Land Management lands that will help keep Oregon mills open while the Obama administration works on a long-term forest management strategy.
Mar 20, 2009 at 9:44 AM
For 20-somethings who are losing their first or second jobs because of the recession, the economic downturn has been an especially bitter pill. Many of them have been raised to believe they can do anything and be anything, and are finding their high expectations dashed.
Dec 8, 2008 at 4:45 PM
Governor Ted Kulongoski today asked the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) not to adopt its proposed forest management plan, commonly known as the Western Oregon Plan Revision, and to open the plan for an additional public comment period.
Jun 23, 2008 at 7:18 PM
The TV Land cable network has compiled a list of the 100 greatest catchphrases in TV, from the serious - Walter Cronkite's nightly signoff "And that's the way it is" - to the silly: "We are two wild and crazy guys!"