California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.

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Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days
Brazilian farmers learn about precision irrigation in the U.S
Brazilian farmers learn about precision irrigation in the U.S
IRZ Consulting hosted 30 farmers from Brazil for an “international exchange of ideas” about irrigation.
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change
Defunct Oregon beef packer seeks to pay out $600,000
Defunct Oregon beef packer seeks to pay out $600,000
Bartels Packing, a defunct Oregon meat company, wants to pay out more than $600,000 in trust claims to livestock suppliers.
FDA wants a re-do on ‘added sugars’ guidance
FDA wants a re-do on ‘added sugars’ guidance
FDA signals reversal on 'Added Sugars' rule
Trump’s government overhaul plan at a glance
President Donald Trump's administration is rolling out a plan to reorganize the federal government. Here's a look at some of the potential changes.
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Odds increase for warm Northwet winter
Boise Project manages user growth in SW Idaho water system
Boise Project manages user growth in SW Idaho water system
Project operates, maintains a nearly 1,500-mile network of canals, laterals and drains servicing about 165,000 acres.
Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections
Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections
Under the Forest Service’s latest proposal, focal areas would be eliminated.
U.S. House narrowly passes farm bill
U.S. House narrowly passes farm bill
The House bill sets up a certain clash with the Senate, which is looking to make mostly modest adjustments to existing agriculture programs in its bill without picking a fight over food stamps.

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California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.
Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming’s 1st grizzly hunt in 44 years
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Brazilian farmers learn about precision irrigation in the U.S
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

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California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.
Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming’s 1st grizzly hunt in 44 years
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years
EU retaliatory tariffs on raft of US goods go into force
House nixes immigration bill; new compromise to include ag labor reform
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US

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California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.
Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming’s 1st grizzly hunt in 44 years
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Trump’s government overhaul plan at a glance

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Editorial: It’s time for Trump to prove himself on trade
How much longer is the self-described deal-maker going to take?
Editorial: Congress should legalize industrial hemp
U.S. farmers should have hemp in their portfolio and the chance to make something of it.
Letter: A false climate change dichotomy
Column: Oregon OSHA focusing on heat safety
Letter: Organization wants to change dairy industry

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