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Malheur occupier Duane Ehmer sentenced to one year in prison
In March, a jury found Ehmer guilty of depredation of property, a felony.

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Corps takes another look at stored Willamette River Basin water
Corps takes another look at stored Willamette River Basin water
How much water does Willamette Valley agriculture want? More than was suggested in a proposed reallocation of the river basin’s stored water, the Oregon Farm Bureau says.
Officials seek state help for businesses impacted by fire
Officials seek state help for businesses impacted by fire
Reduced revenues and cash flow for businesses due to disruptive wildfires this summer could impact their credit ratings and their access to capital.
Land policies to be tested in Bundy standoff trial in Vegas
The trial sets up as a test of public land policies in Western U.S. states where the federal government controls about 85 percent of the land.
Port of Portland container deal a test of labor relations
Port of Portland container deal a test of labor relations
A deal struck between the Port of Portland and the Swire Group will return container shipping to the facility.
Unique ‘brewery-raising’ at abbey
Unique ‘brewery-raising’ at abbey
The timber was harvested, cut, dried, milled tongue-in-groove and prepared for a seamless, no-hammer, no-saw construction.
Broader impact expected from Oregon landfill dispute
Broader impact expected from Oregon landfill dispute
A broader question about Oregon land use law is expected to be resolved by a landfill expansion dispute before the Oregon Supreme Court.
Hanford board says more money needed for cleanup
The Hanford Advisory Board says more money is needed to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
BLM hosts sage grouse meetings in Utah Tues, Wed, Thurs
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is hosting three public meetings in Utah this week to gather input on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's plans to reassess sage grouse management policies adopted under the Obama administration
Reopening The Sage Grouse Debate Has Ranchers, Conservationists Weighing Risk And Reward
Many in Oregon are worried that any roll back of the sage grouse plans could land the bird on the endangered species list.
Groups ask governor to reopen wolf killing case
Groups ask governor to reopen wolf killing case
An alliance of 18 conservation groups is asking Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to reopen the state’s investigation into the killing of a wolf Oct. 27 in Union County.

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