A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Timber billion: How can, or will, state pay?

Written November 24th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

In the timber lawsuit brought against the state by Linn County and many other rural taxing units, an Albany jury last week awarded the plaintiffs $1.1 billion. If the verdict stands up on appeal, how would the state pay?

What’re those? Answer: Look it up!

Written August 1st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

I couldn’t remember what the tennis-ball-sized structures in these oaks were called, or indeed what they were. So I looked them up.

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