While wildfires make much of Southern Oregon hazy, officials in three counties plan to make their disgruntlement with federal forest policy clear. Commissioners in Douglas, Josephine and Jackson counties will hold a press conference Thursday at the Jackson County Courthouse in Medford to renew their plea for increased logging. Their comments figure to be familiar. But the backdrop will be the large wildfires burning public and private timber. “The fires have destroyed many millions of board feet of timber that ought to be providing revenue for counties and jobs for our citizens,” Douglas County Commissioner Doug Robertson said in a …
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