Items by Scott Stouder

Amateur essayists walk a changing forest
Although their winning essays showed they value forests for vastly different reasons, the eight winners of Siuslaw National Forest Supervisor Jim Furnish's contest on "Why I Value the Siuslaw" enjoyed their three-day tour of the area.
Cars and wilderness collide on a rim
Some want to open the last 12 unroaded miles of Oregon's Hells Canyon western rim to vehicles.