The Cascadia Forest Defenders have positioned themselves high in the trees in the Olallie Creek area. In several towns on the way to the forest like Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Rainbow, and Blue River, there were charred trees and many stone chimneys, all that was left of people’s homes and businesses. There were construction crews throughout, though, helping to rebuild.
On Tuesday, Oct. 5, hundreds of members of Services Employees International Union Local 49 began a two-day strike against unfair labor practices at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield.
On October 2, the residents of Lane county came together in front of the Wayne Lyman Morse Federal Courthouse as one of many Women’s March protests across the nation in support of […]
There are those who like the doctors, and those who do not. I was a strange sort of child, and enjoyed going to the doctors. I liked knowing what was going on with my body, and still do. Unlike other sciences, the medical field was one that felt closer to truth. I could trust the diagnostics, the examinations and suggestions, because cold, hard facts backed their claims. I felt as if my person was more mine the more I knew of its functions, so regardless of what afflictions put me there in the first place, I found comfort in those bleak offices.
Oregonians are not exempt from the effects of extreme climate and we are not exempt from the consequences that both climate and social scientists began to sound the alarm on decades ago.
Before adjourning, VanGordon said that this was just the first go around to discuss how to appropriate these funds. No decisions were made at this time.
“Forest Defense is Climate Defense:” Activists Occupy Trees to Protest Old-Growth Logging in McKenzie Watershed (PHOTOS)
Since Sept. 11, the Cascadia Forest Defenders, an autonomous group of environmental activists, have been occupying a part of the Willamette National Forest in advance of a proposed timber sale by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Given how little others knew of what was going on with 109, I was surprised to find that I actually didn’t have to dig far, if much at all.
“It’s important to share the stories from all folks fighting for human rights, regardless of their backgrounds, jobs, race, or color of skin. Human rights are for everyone.”
On Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Springfield city council held their first meeting after returning from summer break. This week’s meeting consisted of both a work session and a regular session. During business […]