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Wolf bill in limbo

A bill to ratify the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission’s decision to delist wolves under state jurisdiction officially arrived in Gov. Kate Brown’s office Wednesday.

Wolf bill ‘leveraged’

Without passage of a bill to ratify the Oregon Fish and Wildlife’s decision to delist grey wolves as an endangered species, Sen. Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day, believes the state’s management and conservation plan would have been in peril.

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Exploring state’s urban, rural divide

GOP leader says more attention needs to be paid to the economic distress caused by policies

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Cowboys stand watch

Wolves on the move

Frustration on the floor

Lack of attention on minimum wage hike’s effect irks local representative

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Giving Harney County a voice

When the Burns Chamber of Commerce contacted Meadows Outdoor Advertising in The Dalles about purchasing a billboard thanking the many law enforcement officers who worked with Harney County during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, it got more than it asked for.

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Last hours of armed standoff play out online

The end of a nearly six-week-long standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge played out live on the Internet, with tens of thousands of people listening as supporters encouraged the last armed occupiers to surrender.

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Wolf bill on the move

Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, is pleased to see a bill upholding a state agency’s decision to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list making headway in the current legislative session.

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Sonrise takes a page out of history

Six students from Sonrise Academy in The Dalles spent the day in Salem Monday serving legislators as honorary pages.

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Bowl for Kids’ Sake returns in March

TD crews will help with repair

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A Man on a Mission

‘First day’ postmark and stamp draws collector up Columbia

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Inside the Harney County standoff

Last week I filled in for the lone circuit court judge for Grant and Harney counties. Burns is the county seat of Harney County. Previously known for the bird haven Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the area is now also known for the armed occupation of that refuge.

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Huffman hopes two bills take flight

Weaponized drones, campaign finance reform to be considered

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FBI shows video of Tuesday shooting of Oregon occupier

BURNS (AP) — A video showing the shooting death of an occupier of an Oregon wildlife refuge appears to show the man reaching into his jacket before he fell into the snow. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket.

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Arrests of OR standoff leaders leaves one dead

BURNS (AP) — Federal and state law officers arrested the leaders of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge, during a traffic stop along a highway in Oregon's frozen high country that prompted gunfire and left one man dead.

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