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Analysis recommends smokejumper base remain in Methow Valley
A new analysis is recommending that Washington's only smokejumper base remain in the Methow Valley, considered the birthplace of smokejumping

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Temp farmworkers who claim they were mistreated leaving US
About two dozen temporary farmworkers who claim they were mistreated by a Washington farm are getting ready to leave for Mexico
Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Hanford reservation
Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now is engaged in a massive cleanup of nuclear wastes.
‘Zero’ chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018
January water levels at Lake Mead are expected to be 8 feet above the point that triggers a drought-shortage declaration
Feds award money to boost warnings for West Coast quakes
The ShakeAlert system could give people seconds or up to a minute of warning.
Proposed copper mine’s permit application is ‘complete’
After three requests for more information, state environmental regulators say Tintina Montana has submitted a complete application for its proposed copper mine near White Sulphur Springs
South Dakota farmers, ranchers get some drought relief
Rain has brought South Dakota farmers and ranchers some relief from the drought
Traps catch destructive female leaf-eating moths
State officials have collected actively reproducing female gypsy moths for the first time in four decades
150 homes ordered to evacuate amid Montana wildfire
The Lolo Peak Fire has burned about 12 square miles since it was reported July 15.
Fire Protection Association organizes in eastern Idaho
A new Rural Fire Protection Association has formed in the wake of one of the most devastating wildfires to hit eastern Idaho
Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale