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FILE - Old growth Douglas fir trees stand along the Salmon river Trail on the Mt. Hood National Forest outside Zigzag, Ore.
Rick Bowmer
Legislation to improve access to public lands and address issues related to rising usage has been introduced in the U.S. House.
Stopgap pay measure, congressional battling leave wildland firefighters disappointed
Last week Congress passed another continuing resolution that includes an extension of temporary raises for wildland firefighters through early next year. Advocates say that’s better than nothing, but also that the lack of a permanent pay solution is having real effects on hiring managers and firefighter morale.
New data shows outdoor recreation has big impact on U.S. and economy
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released data that shows that the outdoor recreation economy was worth some $564 billion in 2022, or 2.2 percent of the country’s GDP.
Gov. Little previews senior priorities for upcoming budget
Property taxes were on people’s minds as they peppered Gov. Brad Little with questions earlier Monday afternoon at an AARP town hall event.