East Oregonian

Senator presses BLM on vacant grazing land in Washington

by East Oregonian | September 13, 2023
“I can’t imagine that out of 40,000 acres there isn’t a sizable percentage that BLM couldn’t work with farmers and ranchers in the area to lease,” Schoesler said. Environmental organizations are looking to reduce grazing on BLM land. Western Watersheds Project ...

Sam Takes the Helm at the National Park Service

by East Oregonian | December 28, 2021
Another issue Sams inherits is reports of harassment and discrimination within the service’s rank and file. A 2017 survey revealed 40% of park service staff reported experiencing harassment during the past year, according to High Country News. The service commissioned a follow-up report ...
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