Oregonians speak out about Mt. Hood

A recent collection of letters to the Oregonian about clearcutting Mt. Hood and increasing logging more

BLM proposes major upswing in logging

Western Oregon - The agency seeks to cut seven times as many older trees and says it would lift cash-strapped more

Cash infusion accelerates NW logging

National forests - The Bush administration action pushes cutting to a high not seen in more

Study: More kids die on ATVs than bikes

Children under the age of 16 are seven times more likely to ride bicycles than all-terrain vehicles, yet ATVs cause more deaths among youngsters than their peddling counterparts, according to a new more

So much for saving the spotted owl

Two decades after the wrenching drive to save an obscure bird divided Oregonians, reshaped the economy and tore apart the political landscape, the northern spotted owl is disappearing more

Forest Service timber sale tracking inadequate

Field managers at national forests are planning and monitoring timber sales in the dark because the Forest Service doesn't maintain adequate records, the Government Accountability Office says in a new more

Old growth species mandate lifted from Northwest Forest Plan

Acting on an agreement with the timber industry, the Bush administration has decided to quit looking for little-known snails, lichens and other sensitive species before selling timber in Northwest national forests, setting up another round of more

Annie’s Cabin logging bid awarded

Molalla Pioneer Newspaper talks to Bark about the recent sale of the BLM's Annie's Cabin Timber more

The Columbian Editorial- In our view: Closing Roads

Bush, owl, activists are among factors in cutbacks, which aren’t all more

Oregonian: Mt. Hood Forest draws lines around off-roaders

Wilderness damage - Rangers say they haven't had big problems so far but want to head off impacts of growing more

Oregonian Part I: Deceptively dangerous: Why ATVs keep killing

As regulators and companies look the other way, lax safety rules cost more more

Oregonian Part II: A loss they never saw coming

An Oregon couple considered ATVs safe for their young girls until an accident shattered that perception and so much more

Oregonian Part III: ATV labels read: Rider beware

Damages become harder to recover in court as safety warnings intended for consumers end up shielding manufacturers more

Oregonian Part IV: Riders throttle safety legislation

ATV enthusiasts and dealers make themselves heard in Salem, speaking up for a training bill but shouting down other more

Funding to repair Forest Service roads difficult to come by

Historic logging peaks has left a legacy of road maintenance and a question of how to pay for more