Monthly Archives: March 2016

Two news stories from Nick Smith’s daily news roundup

Editor’s note:  Here you go…and thanks again, Nick! Opinion: Federal Land Managers Continue to Shortchange Rural Timber Counties (The Oregonian) Oregonians depend on many basic services from county governments. Public safety, mental and public health, roads and land-use planning are … Continue reading

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Oregon county contemplating state aid if SRS support continues to peter out

Will requesting such aid from state governments become a trend in the national-forested West?  This article, whether the practice becomes a trend-setter across counties or not, was published in the Klamath Falls HERALD AND NEWS on March 14th.

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Congress taking a look at two bills suggesting federal forest land management reform

Editor’s note:  Labrador’s is one of these two bills, but the other is worth examining too. Article is worth a look, here.

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New York Times publishes Nick Smith’s good letter

Editor’s plaudits:  Way to go, Nick!  (Letter to the editor here.)

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