Three Arrested In Seneca Mill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people are in the Lane County jail Monday, accused of trespassing during a protest earlier at the Seneca Sawmill Company. Eugene police blocked off a stretch East Enid Road off Highway 99 North. The protestors marched outside the Seneca Sawmill Company singing songs, chanting, and making sure their voices were heard … Continue reading »

3 Arrested After Large Sawmill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people were arrested Monday morning after a large protest at the Seneca Sawmill Company in Eugene. Nearly 100 protestors from the activist groups, Cascadia Forest Defenders and Earth First!, took part in the demonstration around 10:30 a.m. Organizers say their goal was to draw attention to what they consider to be … Continue reading »

Protesters Take Over Billboard

EUGENE, Ore. — Protesters took over a billboard Wednesday morning on I-5 in Eugene, accusing the timber industry of shipping jobs overseas. Members of the Cascadia Forest Defenders hung the banner that said “Big Timber Sends Jobs Overseas. Stop Raw Log Export.” The group says when the recession hit in 2008, timber companies shifted their … Continue reading »

Forest Activists Cover Up Billboard

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of environmental activists commandeered a Eugene billboard with its own anti-logging message. The group calling itself Cascadia Forest Defenders hung a banner on this billboard along I-5. It reads “O & C Trusts–Making Yesterday’s Ecocidal Mistakes…Again!” The banner is a response to a plan by several Oregon representatives to increase … Continue reading »