BLM approves 300-mile transmission line
The Bureau of Land Management has signed its record of decision for the Boardman to Hemingway transmission line across Eastern Oregon.
Date: 2017-11-20
Bills take different tacks to covering wildfire costs
Oregon Rep. Greg Walden and Sen. Ron Wyden are backing different bills to address the issue of ‘fire borrowing’ to pay for fighting wildfires.
Date: 2017-11-09
Wildfire season sparks calls for forestry reform
Oregon lawmakers are pressing for forestry reform following this year’s record-breaking wildfire season.
Date: 2017-09-26
Wolf numbers growing in Mount Emily, Meacham
Wolves are making their home in the Mount Emily and Walla Walla units of northeast Oregon, with four packs and three additional pairs or groups.
Date: 2017-09-26
Several large wildfires erupt in Eastern Oregon; air quality alert in effect
A number of large wildfires, including two human-caused fires, are now burning across Eastern Oregon.
Date: 2017-08-08
Multiple interests represented at Forest Plan discussion
Approximately 100 people showed up Wednesday for a panel discussion on the Blue Mountains Forest Plan revision, which was broadcast on OPB.
Date: 2016-04-12
Senators introduce wildfire funding amendment
Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, have called for an end to "fire-borrowing" in an amendment to the Senate's energy bill.
Date: 2016-02-04
Wolf legislation slated for Thursday hearing
A bill that would ratify the recent decision to delist wolves in Eastern Oregon is headed for a public hearing Thursday in Salem.
Date: 2016-02-03
Oregon snow report already beats 2015
The NRCS has released its first water supply outlook for Oregon in 2016.
Date: 2016-01-15
Forest Service re-engages with public on Blue Mountains plan
The U.S. Forest Service is re-engaging the public as it works toward a revision of its Blue Mountains Forest Plan.
Date: 2015-01-26
Paleontology alive and well at John Day Fossil Beds
John Day Fossil Beds offer unique look into Earth's past.
Date: 2014-10-21
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