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  1. UCC shooting investigator wants all images from death investigations to be privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The sheriff overseeing the investigation of the Umpqua Community College mass shooting wants lawmakers to block public access to images collected as part of any death investigation in Oregon. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says the measure is needed to protect family members of victims from sensationalism and exploitation.

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  2. A decision wasn't made: Oregon didn't sell the ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | OregonLive.com

    The author argues that if the land board sells under the terms of the Lone Rock proposal, Oregonians will lose their first state forest and see dramatic reductions in protections for salmon and closure of half the forest to public access. If the land board does sell under the terms of the Lone Rock proposal, Oregonians will not only lose our first state forest, we will see dramatic reductions in protections for salmon and closure of half the forest to public access.

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  3. Court halts timber sale in southern Oregon for environmental studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | OregonLive.com

    In this undated photo, a large falls to the forest floor after it is cut by an unidentified logger in the Umpqua National Forest. A federal judge in Oregon sided with two environmental groups on Monday, March 27, 2017, and blocked a timber sale in the forest that called for 1,400 acres of commercial thinning and construction of nearly 6 miles of temporary roads near popular recreation sites.

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  4. Tobias Read now sees 'path forward' to keeping Elliott State Forest publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | OregonLive.com

    The Elliott State Forest in Southwest Oregon could be closer to staying in public hands after State Treasurer Tobias Read said March 28, 2017 he sees a 'path forward' to keeping the land in public ownership. Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read said Tuesday he now supports a plan to keep the Elliott State Forest in public hands.

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  5. Spy on a herd of Roosevelt elk at Dean Creek in southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Sighting Oregon's largest land mammal can be tough in the wild, but spying on a whole herd of Roosevelt elk? Well that's as easy as stopping off at Dean Creek. The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area is only a few miles from the southern Oregon coast, nestled off the side of Oregon Route 38 near Reedsport.

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  6. Elliott State Forest meeting pushed back until MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon's State Land Board, comprising Gov. Kate Brown, Secretary of State Dennis Richardson and Treasurer Tobias Read, won't meet again until May 9. The three-person body usually meets every other month, Department of State Lands Spokeswoman Julie Curtis said Tuesday, but the April meeting was rescheduled because Richardson was invited to join a U.S. delegation traveling to Taiwan. Richardson has not officially committed to the trip, which takes place the week of April 10. The board last met Feb. 14, when Richardson and Read signaled support for a plan to sell the forest land to the only bidder, Lone Rock Timber Management, for $221 million.

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  7. The decision was made, now Oregon should sell the Elliott State ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A Lone Rock Timber Management Company employee plants trees near Roseburg. Two local chamber of commerce leaders are calling on the state to stick with the vote they made and to sell the Elliott State Forest to Lone Rock and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians.

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  8. Couple found alive after spending 2 nights stuck in snow in Umpqua National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The South Umpqua Falls are a popular summertime destination in the Umpqua National Forest. A Myrtle Creek couple was found OK on Tuesday after spending two nights stuck in snow in the forest, having visited the falls on Sunday, officials said.

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  9. See all 11 lighthouses of the Oregon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    In 1857, the first federal lighthouse on the Oregon coast lit up - a shining beacon for ships at the mouth of the Umpqua River. Four years later, it collapsed into the river.

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  10. 8 free hot springs around OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon has a wealth of natural hot springs , found primarily in the Cascade Mountains and around the deserts of the eastern and southern parts of the state. Some charge a nominal fee for the privilege to soak your bones, but others are completely free of charge.

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  11. Logging company will help the Elliott State Forest (Letter to the editor)Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Lone Rock Timber Management Partners out of Roseburg and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians have proposed a plan to buy the Elliott State Forest from the state of Oregon. The plan calls for maintaining public access on half of the 82,500-acre parcel.

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  12. Oregon takes big step toward privatizing Elliott State ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Gov. Kate Brown had made a last-minute proposal to maintain public ownership of the 82,500-acre forest in the Coast Range northeast of Coos Bay. But Oregon's newly elected treasurer and secretary of state broke their silence about the forest's future, opposing Brown at a meeting of the three-member State Land Board.

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  13. Elliott State Forest must remain in public ownership: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson is one of three State Land Board members who will decide the fate of the Elliott State Forest, near Coos Bay. As lawmakers knuckle down to balance a state budget with a $1.8 billion hole in it, a tiny meeting occurs in Salem Tuesday that could have huge outcomes for present and future generations.

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  14. Gov. Kate Brown offers plan to keep Elliott State Forest publicly ownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Brown's plan calls for a $100 million bond payment to the state's Common School Fund, which holds the land in trust and uses revenue from the land to pay for public education. That payment would be used to withdraw the forest's high-value habitat, like steep slopes, old growth stands and riparian areas, from the school fund trust.

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  15. Cellar 503: An Urban Oasis for Oregon Wine LoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    I came up with the idea for Cellar 503 because it was something I was looking for. I love Oregon and I love Oregon wine, but I was tired of being in wine clubs who sent me the same wine year after year A few months back I received some wines from a local entrepreneur named Carrie Wynkoop.

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  16. Banks, accountants to pay $18 million to victims in Berjac scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Umpqua Bank, Oregon's largest bank with its executive headquarters in downtown Portland, has tentatively agreed to pay $11 million to settle claims it aided and abetted the Berjac Ponzi scheme. MARK GRAVES/THE OREGONIAN Three banks and an accounting firm have agreed to pay about $18 million to settle claims they knowingly aided and abetted the alleged Berjac Ponzi scheme that cost investors nearly $40 million.

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  17. Judge sides with conservation group, halts logging on Elliott State Forest plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Conservation groups successfully stalled a bid to clear-cut 49 acres of the Oregon Coast Range this week, after a federal judge agreed the logging plan posed a danger to the federally protected marbled murrelet. U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken issued a preliminary injunction Monday preventing logging on a portion of land the state sold to Scott Timber Co., a subsidiary of timber giant Roseburg Forest Products.

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  18. Eyeing the Elliott State Forest for future generations: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown brought surprise to a recent meeting of the State Land Board by suggesting an option for the Elliott State Forest would be for the state to buy a portion of it outright from the state's Common School Fund, its keeper. That's a significant shift - for the better - in Oregon's posture towards a beloved forest that has failed to generate sufficient logging revenue for public education.

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  19. Elliott State Forest: Kate Brown says to explore other optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    After a more than four-hour meeting and hearing from dozens of residents Tuesday, Gov. Kate Brown directed the Department of State Lands to "work toward developing" an offer with Lone Rock Timber Resources and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, which together submitted the lone bid for the 82,500-acre forest. Yet Brown simultaneously asked staff to explore a second option to the alliance's $220.8 million offer: Issuing as much as $100 million in general obligation bonds to free a portion of the forest from its constitutional requirement to produce timber revenue for the Common School Fund.

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  20. Oregon, with Legislature's help, must re-examine its priorities on Elliott State Forest: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    The Elliott State Forest is Oregon's oldest and remains the mainstay of forest lands in the Oregon Common School Fund portfolio. The terrain near Coos Bay, in Oregon's Coast Range, is steeply sloped, densely forested, and abundant in fish-bearing rivers and other wildlife.

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