A wise, bold decision to retain the Elliott State Forest: Editorial

As recently as three months ago, the Elliott State Forest near Coos Bay was about to be sold off to a private logging company partnering with an Oregon tribe. But last week that changed sharply. The State Land Board, for years watching the forest’s earnings for Oregon schools plummet, pulled a U-turn and followed Gov. Kate Brown’s bald challenge to keep the 82,500-acre money loser in public ownership.

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