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Fire 50 percent contained at Washington state tourism spot
Hundreds of firefighters and other responders were able to make progress on the initial fire and two related spot fires.

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Oregon State Parks auctioning off 38-acre woodland
Once a wayside, the woodland along Highway 99 West near Monroe will go up for sale this summer.
Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway
A swath of the hillside gave way Saturday night, covering about one-third of a mile of Highway 1
Evacuations lifted as crews advance on fire near San Diego
All evacuation orders were lifted early Monday and the blaze was 75 percent contained.
Forest Service files criminal charges against Chico frat
Fraternity accused of cutting down 32 trees in a Northern California national forest.
Washington family honored as Tree Farmer of the Year
Washington family honored as Tree Farmer of the Year
Washington family named 2017 Tree Farmer of Year
Fossil sawmill earns a state loan to improve its juniper production
Fossil sawmill earns a state loan to improve its juniper production
Kendall Derby and his one-man juniper sawmill have been hanging on, and a state loan program may turn the tide.
Timber Company, Tribe Left With Little After Vote To Cancel Elliott State Forest Sale
Roseburg, Ore., timber company and Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians were the only parties that stepped forward to buy the forest.
Land Board votes to stop sale of Elliott State Forest
Land Board votes to stop sale of Elliott State Forest
The offer from Lone Rock Resources and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians was rejected Tuesday in favor of continued public ownership.
Oregon’s timber counties cut costs as federal aid evaporates
Oregon’s timber counties cut costs as federal aid evaporates
Rural Oregon counties that used to thrive on federal timber revenues are struggling to provide basic services to residents
Wet Montana weather makes prescribed forest fires difficult
Federal forest managers say a snowy winter and a wet spring are making it hard to conduct prescribed burns in western Montana to reduce the risk of wildfires later this summer

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