Reborn Maine mill town offers lessons amid refugee crisis
By DAVID SHARP
The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.
Wildlife officials blamed for floods
The owners of a lodge along Paulina Lake in central Oregon have filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, saying an agency-maintained fish screen triggered destructive flooding.
SE Oregon wilderness proposal draws fire
By ERIC MORTENSON
Owyhee Canyonlands wilderness area would be bigger than either the Yellowstone, Yosemite or Grand Canyon national parks, and cover 40 percent of Malheur County.