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Judge lifts order against log exporter
A federal judge has cleared the way for an Astoria, Ore., log exporter to move logs owned by a major Chinese building materials company.

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Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls
Under the deal, the federal agency would trade public land for the larger amount of private land owned by Western Pacific in the upper Lochsa River basin.
Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls
The company has been working with the U.S. Forest Service to swap land but the plan has run into opposition amid concerns about loss of access for the public.
Obama seeks $615 million to fight wildfires
The money would go to the Department of Agriculture. White House officials say it is designed to pay for all wildfire needs in 2014.
Protest at wood-burning power plant; 3 arrests
The Lane County sheriff’s office says it arrested three young men from Eugene. Two of them are accused of locking themselves to equipment inside the plant, with the help of the third protester.
Oregon Department of Forestry gets new chopper
Helicopters are an essential part of the initial attack when it comes to fighting wildfires.