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Some evacuation orders lifted on western Montana fire
Some evacuation orders have been lifted on a western Montana wildfire, however those residents are still warned to remain ready to leave on short notice

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Critics claim ruling allows pay-offs for farm impacts
Critics claim ruling allows pay-offs for farm impacts
An Oregon Court of Appeals ruling is accused of allowing developers to pay off farmers for disrupting agricultural practices.
Crews try to push Yosemite wildfire away from small town
Crews fighting a fire in Yosemite National Park are attempting to guide the flames deeper into the wilderness and away from a small community
Developer says petition against his project will hurt all landowners
Developer says petition against his project will hurt all landowners
A developer says if a proposed petition that seeks to ask voters to overturn a land-use decision made by Ada County commissioners is successful, it would threaten the property rights of Idaho farmers and other landowners.
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
Oregon National Guard heads to wildfire near Crater Lake
Over 100 Oregon National Guard members are deploying to southern Oregon to fight a fire near Crater Lake as the state endures peak wildfire season, less than a week before the eclipse
Drama closes US trial: Bundy case defense lawyers stay mute
Each defendant could face decades in prison if convicted. Six other defendants are slated for trial next year.
Feds award money to boost warnings for West Coast quakes
The ShakeAlert system could give people seconds or up to a minute of warning.
Farm Bureau awards scholarships to Oregon students
Applicants for the OFB Memorial Scholarship must be preparing for a career in agriculture or forestry.
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