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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - OR: Salmon Recovery

MADRAS, Ore. - Just in time for Halloween, a wilderness area named "Coffin Rock" is being pitched to Congress in Central Oregon, just north of Madras, as part of a proposed land swap between a Christian youth camp and the Bureau of Land Management. The deal would make it easier for the public to get

BONNEVILLE, ORE. - It's looking like a good year for Northwest salmon - at least, for hatchery fish. So good, that the Oregon Food Bank network will benefit from some of the catch. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife sells some Columbia River hatchery fish to a processor in Bellingham, Washin

MEDFORD, Ore. - If it is possible to have a timber industry that keeps people employed and also respects the environment and protects endangered species, the U.S. Interior Department says it can happen in Western Oregon. Managers of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Fish and Wildlife Service s

Seattle, WA - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in the Northwest today, where he promises a major policy address about the future of the U.S. Forest Service. There is speculation he will move forward with making the "roadless rule" a federal priority, and also speak to the agency's critical budge

PORTLAND, Ore. - Since U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar tossed out the Western Oregon Plan Revision (WOPR) in July, there are questions about which timber sales will be allowed to proceed on federal land in 16 Oregon counties. Recently, Interior Department staffers came to Oregon to check out so

NEWPORT, Ore. - It is "Shark Week" at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. Oregon waters are home to about 15 shark species. Five of them can be seen at the aquarium, where visitors can watch them feed and learn more about their role in the ocean ecosystem. Scientists say that, like many other aq

Portland, OR - The Western Oregon Plan Revisions (WOPR) have become the latest Bush administration edict to be set aside by the new administration. The forest management plan for more than 2.5 million acres was called "indefensible" and the science behind it "tainted and distorted by political press

Newport, Ore. – Today's celebration of "World Oceans Day" is especially timely for Oregon this year, as the Oregon Shores Coastal Climate Action Conference gets underway in Newport. For both events, a major topic is healthy oceans and climate change. A biologist and keynote speaker at the Ne

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