MEDIA CONTACT
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CAMPAIGN NEWS 

Press Release, Efforts to Protect Methow Headwaters Applauded // March 8, 2017

Press Release, Methow Headwaters Mineral Withdrawal Initiated // December 30, 2016

Press Release, Methow Headwaters Protection Act receives hearing // September 22, 2016

Press Release, Senator Murray’s Legislation Boosts Methow Headwaters Campaign // May 25, 2016


OTHER NEWS

Omak Chronicle, Methow Headwaters bill passes out of committee // March 31, 2017

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Cantwell’s Bill to Protect Methow Valley from Mining Advanced by Committee // March 30, 2017

Methow Valley News, Bill reintroduced to protect Methow headwaters from mining // March 16, 2017

Wenatchee World,  Methow Headwaters act reintroduced // March 9, 2017

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Cantwell, Murray re-introduce bill to protect Methow Valley // March 8, 2017

Methow Valley News, Documentary film is new tool in Headwaters Campaign’s efforts // February 22, 2017

Methow Valley News, Feeling Safe at Home // February 22, 2017

Methow Valley News, Methow Headwaters film to be screened at community party on February 19th // February 9, 2017

Tribal Tribune, Federal Action temporarily halts mining in Methow to review longer option // January 13, 2017

Omak Chronicle, Mineral Withdrawal proposal announced // January 4, 2017

Wenatchee World, Feds begin process to stop Methow Valley mining // December 30, 2016

Methow Valley News, Federal action closes Methow Headwaters area to new mining for two years // December 30, 2016

Senator Patty Murray’s Office, Senators Murray, Cantwell Applaud Move to Protect Methow Valley from Mining for Next Two Years // December 30, 2016

Department of the Interior/Bureau of Land Management Office, BLM, Forest Service Protect Over 300,000 Acres of Pristine Forest // December 30, 2016

Methow Valley News, Headwaters campaign focused on administrative ask // November 23, 2016

Methow Valley News, U.S. Ag Department backs proposal to protect Methow Headwaters // October 19, 2016

Omak Chronicle, Legislation to withdraw proposed mining area introduced // October 19, 2016

Wenatchee World, Opinion: Protection for Methow is closer // October 14, 2016

The Spokesman-Review, Forest Service  backs effort to prevent new mines in Methow Valley // October 13, 2016

Senator Patty Murray’s Office, Senators Murray, Cantwell Applaud Administration’s First Step Toward Protecting Methow Valley // October 13, 2016

Methow Valley News, Opinion: Good friends in important places // September 29, 2016

Methow Valley News, Forest Service moves to protect upper valley from future mining // September 29, 2016

Seattle Times, Forest Service looks to bar future mining in Methow Valley // September 25, 2016

Methow Valley News, USFS plans immediate action to protect Methow Headwaters // September 23, 2016

Yakima Herald, Forest Service moves to protect Methow Valley from mining // September 23, 2016

Wenatchee World, Forest Service support could nix Mazama copper mine //  September 22, 2016

Senator Patty Murray’s Office, Bill to protect Methow River headwaters from development takes a step forward in Senate // September 22, 2016

U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Democratic News, U.S. Forest Service supports protecting the Methow Valley from mining // September 22, 2016

Methow Valley News, Methow Headwaters campaign goes airborne to build support // September 21, 2016

Wenatchee World, Inslee supports campaign to stop Mazama mine // September 20, 2016

Mount Baker Experience, Potential copper mine threatens Mazama, a dryside recreation destination // August 26, 2016

Methow Valley News, Confederated Tribes express concerns about proposed Flagg Mountain copper mining // August 10, 2016

Methow Valley News, Exploratory mining decision delayed because of tribal concerns // August 5, 2016

Methow Valley News, Murray, Cantwell sponsor bill to nix mining in Methow Headwaters // June 4, 2016

Methow Valley News, Editorial Board | Headwaters help // June 1, 2016

Wenatchee World, Editorial Board | Methow Valley bill a good step // May 30, 2016

Wenatchee World, Murray, Cantwell offer bill to derail Mazama copper mine // May 26, 2016

Bellingham Herald, Methow Valley copper mine would be blocked under bill // May 26, 2016

Seattle Times, Methow Valley copper mine would be blocked under bill // May 25, 2016

Seattle PI, Murray, Cantwell move to block copper mine in upper Methow Valley // May 25, 2016

Wenatchee World, They stand up for their valley // February 22, 2016

Methow Valley News, Coalition launches campaign to limit mining in the Methow // February 18, 2016

Wenatchee World, Group Seeks ‘mineral withdrawal’ to stop mine // February 16, 2016

Methow Valley News, The Usual Drill // February 10, 2016

Methow Valley News, Local coalition forms to oppose long term industrial mining in the Methow Valley // February 4, 2016

Wenatchee World, Big Methow mine a terrible idea // February 3, 2016

Wenatchee World, Businesses come out against Mazama mine proposal // January 29, 2016

Methow Valley News, USFS decision on Flagg mountain copper drilling proposal due in November// October 1, 2015

Methow Valley News, Winthrop won’t sell its town water for copper mine exploration work // August 14, 2015

Methow Valley News, Battling the Barrage // August 4, 2015

Methow Valley News, Copper exploration near Mazama concerns Farm Bureau // July 16, 2015

Methow Valley News, Decision on exploratory copper drilling expected in July // May 28, 2015

Methow Valley News, Exploratory copper drilling speculation ‘overly optimistic,’ USFS says // December 12, 2014

Methow Valley News, Fires delay Flagg Mountain copper explorations proposal // September 4, 2014

Methow Valley News, Groundwater impacts of copper exploration studied // July 3, 2014

Methow Valley News, Lack of funding may stymie USFS analysis of Mazama copper-drilling proposal // June 5, 2015

Methow Valley News,Copper drilling proposal gets a grilling at public meeting // May 23, 2014

Methow Valley News, B.C. company to explore Mazama-area copper mining // April 24, 2014