The state of Oregon has budgeted $50 million annually to pay for fighting wildfires and has insurance to cover expenses above that.
The lightning-caused Canyon-Creek Complex of fires south of John Day, Ore., has burned about 109 squ
The tragedy has cast a pall in Washington state and brought to 13 the number of firefighters killed
The succession of intense fire seasons that tax firefighting resources shows the need for continuing
The Washington Department of Natural Resources is shutting down all industrial forest activity in Eastern Washington due to fire danger.
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association and Public Lands Council are accusing the federal government of making this year's wildfire season worse by mismanaging forests. A top federal official responds by urging support for a bipartisan bill that would...
The Northwest Forest Plan never has yielded timber harvests of the size it promised, largely because of separate federal laws designed to protect threatened species.
The 140-square-mile forest once produced $8 million a year for the Common School Fund.
The Elliott State Forest once produced $8 million a year but lately has been running $1 million a year in the red.
Researchers will use GPS technology to help keep loggers safe on the job.
This year’s budworm attack has affected primarily Douglas fir and subalpine fir trees located in eastern Idaho counties.
The biggest money producer from state lands was timber, which generated $68.2 million on the sale of 277 million board feet.
Sierra Pacific Industries has so far lost less than 1,000 acres to wildfires burning forest lands throughout California. This year so far marks a bit of a reprieve for the company after it lost major swaths of land to fires in 2012 and 2013.