Protesters climb Oregon Capitol dome to unfurl banner against state forest logging; 5 charged

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: September 19, 2013 - 7:15 PM

SALEM, Ore. — Two protesters opposed to selling Oregon state forest land broke away from a tour group Thursday, secured ropes atop the Capitol and climbed down the face of its dome to unfurl a large banner criticizing Gov. John Kitzhaber.

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johndontSep. 20, 1312:45 AM

"State police identified the two climbers as 22-year-old Benjamin Jones and 26-year-old Erin Michele Grady, both of Eugene".

No one would ever guess in a million years that these climbing protesters were from Eugene.

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