The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed a $1.1 billion verdict against the state for how it manages forests, ruling that the state wasn’t obligated to maximize logging and profits.
Legislative news brief: Fight shaping up for Oregon timber industry in 2021 Oregon Legislative Assembly
The Gales Creek Overlook in the Tillamook State Forest. File photo: Chas Hundley//Banks Post A slew of bills in committees at the Oregon Legislature could reverse tax cuts for harvested timber that have been on the books for scores of years, and that observers say has kept nine counties in[Read More…]
The Gales Creek Overlook in the Tillamook State Forest. File photo: Chas Hundley//Banks Post TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – In a report issued by the Oregon Department of Forestry, the agency said that $38.8 million was distributed to Washington and Tillamook counties in fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 through June[Read More…]