Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Lone Rock Timber Company Will Sue Oregon Land Board Over Failed Elliott State Forest Sale

Lone Rock Timber Management Company, the sole bidder on the Elliott State Forest, says it will sue the state for $3.3 million after the sale of the property fell through. Source: Lone Rock Timber Company Will Sue Oregon Land Board Over Failed Elliott State Forest Sale . News | OPB

As I See It: Benton County’s timber suit mistake

As a former Josephine County school board member and county commissioner for 14 years, one of the reasons I relocated to Corvallis last year was to join a progressive community that is forward-looking, understands the need to address human-caused climate change, and places a high value on education. I was leaving a Josephine County that […]
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Lone Rock Resources to seek $3.3 million from state of Oregon for dead purchase deal of Elliott State Forest

A Roseburg-based timber company has warned the state of its plan to sue Oregon for $3.3 million following the collapse of its deal to buy the Elliott State Forest. The attorney for Lone Rock Resources sent a tort claim to top Oregon officials Thursday, accusing the state of misrepresentation and breaking promises made over a […]
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Eastmoreland Resident Sues State to Block Historic District Designation

The suit says the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office trampled the rights of residents. An Eastmoreland resident has sued the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office, claiming it trampled the rights of residents who don’t want their neighborhood designated as a historic district. Source: Eastmoreland Resident Sues State to Block Historic District Designation – Willamette Week

 Former official sues lottery for 2.75 million

Trinh Tran, a lawyer who worked as a contracts and procurement officer for the agency, alleges lottery officials retaliated against him for revealing management problems. Source: Oregon Local News – Former official sues lottery for .75 million

Beaverton Man Claims Oregon Board Violated His First Amendment Rights . Radio

Mats Järlström has an engineering degree from Sweden, but when he tried to share his idea to improve the formula used to calculate traffic light timing, it was not well received. Source: Beaverton Man Claims Oregon Board Violated His First Amendment Rights . Radio | OPB

USDA’s agreement to kill Oregon wolves ruled lawful

An agreement by USDA’s Wildlife Services to kill wolves as directed by Oregon wildlife officials does not violate federal environmental law. The USDA’s agreement to kill wolves on behalf of Oregon wildlife regulators isn’t a “major federal action” warranting environmental review, according to a federal judge. Source: Capital Press

School may sue if Elliott forest isn’t sold

The Oregon School Boards Association says its members want the Land Board to sell the forest, whether to a private partnership or to a public entity, for its full value. Lawyers for the Oregon School Boards Association say school districts plan to sue the Oregon Land Board if it doesn’t proceed with a full-value sale […]
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Lawsuit: State of Oregon doesn’t own word ‘engineer’

A Beaverton man who has spent years working to prove red light cameras are setting drivers up for tickets they can’t avoid is in the midst of a legal battle over whether the State of Oregon owns a particular word. Source: Lawsuit: State of Oregon doesn’t own word ‘engineer’

Women inmates file second suit against state prison doctor 

Women inmates file second suit Three inmates who claim they were sexually abused by a physician at the state women’s prison have filed a federal lawsuit against the doctor and two other medical staffers. The lawsuit filed this month in U.S. District Court names Dr. Robert W. Snider, and two other medical administrators, Dr. Steve […]
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