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The Northwest Juniper Lumber Industry Is Poised For A Healthy Bump

Western juniper has been relegated to firewood, furniture, raised garden beds and the occasional rural fence post. That’s about to change.

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Environmental Group Sues Medford Over Wastewater Treatment Pollution In Rogue River

Environmentalists and fishermen say algae growth downstream are hurting invertebrates young salmon rely on.

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Oregonians Deliver Loads Of Comments About Proposed Weapons Ban

Proposed ballot language for the ban garnered more than 1,000 comments. That's almost certainly a record. 

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Central Oregon's Top Employers Are Mostly Small Businesses

Almost 80 percent of Central Oregon residents are employed by small businesses.

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Study: Wildfires Burn More Severely On Private Timber Plantations Than Public Forests

New research sheds light on what drives fire severity in the Pacific Northwest.

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Significant Drop In Klamath River Flows Leads To Fish Kill

Low water flows on the upper Klamath River have caused the death of hundreds, possibly thousands of fish.

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Judge Upholds Use Of Klamath Water For Salmon Instead Of Early Crop Irrigation

Klamath Basin farmers will likely have to wait several more weeks to start irrigating crops like garlic and onions, while water is held back for salmon.

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Oregon Wave Energy Testing Project Looks To Feds For Approval

A wave energy test facility off the Oregon coast has entered a new phase of development. 

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Making Homes Resistant To Wildfire May Be Cheaper Than We Thought

Homes mixed in with forests are a big complication for managing wildfires. But experts say keeping those homes from burning could be cheaper and simpler than previously thought.

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National School Walkout Day Draws Students To Portland City Hall Rally

More than a thousand students from North Portland to Lake Oswego descended on Portland City Hall Friday as part of the National School Walkout against gun violence.

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