OREGON CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION INVESTS $5,000 TO OPPOSE OWYHEE MONUMENT

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association has invested $5,000.00 in a campaign led by Malheur County families to oppose a national monument designation that would restrict access to public lands, hurting Oregon’s economy by curtailing ranching in the state’s No. 1 cattle producing region.   It seemed only fitting that during a class on locally born and…

The War for America’s Public Lands is Still On

By Peter Walker Professor, University of Oregon For Northeast Oregon Business News On January 2, 2016, some 300 local citizens and outside militia members marched in Harney County, Oregon, to protest the re-sentencing for arson of local ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond. At stake was much more than the fate of the Hammonds. In the…