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Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told Malheur County residents July 21 he has made it clear to President Barack Obama that there is strong local opposition to a proposed national monument in that county.

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‘Renaissance’ turns around fortunes of Oregon’s popular nut
‘Renaissance’ turns around fortunes of Oregon’s popular nut
Willamette Valley, Ore., growers have planted between 3,000 and 4,000 acres of hazelnuts a year since 2014, pushing the total acreage past 46,000.
Train rams wheat truck at E. Oregon crossing
Train rams wheat truck at E. Oregon crossing
The train, which was traveling at 30 mph, had sounded its horn, but could not stop in time before hitting the truck.
Oregon farmer wins zoning dispute
Oregon farmer wins zoning dispute
An Albany, Ore., farmer has won a land-use dispute. The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that his straw-compressing facility does not require a conditional-use permit from the county.
Onion growers confirm success of applying herbicide through drip system
Onion growers confirm success of applying herbicide through drip system
Idaho and Oregon onion growers are reporting good results from applying a popular herbicide through drip irrigation systems. This is the first year they have been able to do that.
Port of Morrow to expand land application for wastewater
Port of Morrow to expand land application for wastewater
Work will begin later this year to distribute a portion of wastewater from the Port of Morrow to Madison Ranches for irrigation.
Time runs out for Oregon timber ballot initiatives
Time runs out for Oregon timber ballot initiatives
Time has run out for three ballot initiatives that would restrict Oregon forestry practices to qualify for the November general election.
Prosecutor says Bundy brother hatched escape plan
Deputies searching Ryan Bundy’s cell in April found torn sheets braided together in a 12- to 15-foot rope, as well as extra towels, pillow cases and food.
Environmentalists shut out of Oregon forest litigation
Environmentalists shut out of Oregon forest litigation
A judge has excluded environmental and fishing groups from a lawsuit over Oregon's forest management policy that seeks $1.4 billion in lost timber revenues.
OSU suggests later application to control thrips
OSU suggests later application to control thrips
An Oregon State University field trial is finding that if onion growers use one of their most effective pesticides a little later in the season, they could have more successful controlling onion thrips.
Bailey named grass roots coordinator for ag, timber group
Bailey named grass roots coordinator for ag, timber group
The Gresham-area nursery owner will be responsible for engaging with people on a community level regarding farm and forest issues.

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