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  • Mountain bikers go wild

    Mountain bikers in the Central Oregon Trail Alliance favor creation of a Badlands Wilderness Area near Bend, Ore., even if they can’t ride in it

  • The New West collides with open-range laws

    As the West grows and develops, more people find themselves drawn into the conflict over open-range laws

  • A new breed of marketers gives fishing towns a leg up

    In some struggling fishing communities like Coos Bay, Ore., small companies like John Warner’s K-Lyn Fisheries LLC are buying fish locally from small-boat fishermen and selling it directly to big-city wholesalers

  • Mending the Nets

    Port Orford, Ore., is working hard to create a new kind of community-based, sustainable fisheries management for the over-fished ocean

  • Can skiers and snowmobilers coexist?

    Dutchman Flat outside Bend, Ore., is becoming tense as snowmobilers and backcountry skiers argue over winter recreation

  • Massive logging plan shakes Northwest

    The proposed salvage logging of the Biscuit Fire area in Oregon’s Siskiyou Forest is one of the largest timber sales in history, and critics say it’s not only ecologically dangerous, but undermines the Roadless Rule

  • Urban planners look to farmland to feed industrial growth

    Portland, Ore., is bursting at the seams, and urban planners are starting to covet the Willamette Valley’s farmland

  • Healthy workers, healthy label

    The Bailey family’s efforts to take care of its orchard workers in The Dalles, Ore., have earned it certification from The Food Alliance

  • In fire’s aftermath, salvage logging makes a comeback

    Despite the warnings of scientists who say it’s a bad idea, the Bush administration is eager to log trees burned by the Biscuit Fire in Oregon’s Siskiyou National Forest

  • Groovers required for Deschutes boaters

    Overnight boaters on the lower Deschutes River in Oregon need to pack out their waste, the BLM says

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