Madras is predicted to be among the country’s best viewing spots because of its clear, high-desert skies.
County commissioners passed the declaration so they could ask the state for assistance in case more resources are need.
For many, not working is a choice. For some others, it reflects a lack of opportunities where they live.
A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago
The decision came three months after a major scandal into allegations of bribed meat inspectors shook Brazil’s meat industry.
The final ruling by the Fish and Wildlife Service to remove Yellowstone grizzlies from the list of endangered and threatened species will give jurisdiction over the bears to Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.
The men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives could each spend more than a decade in jail if convicted.
Insurance companies found several possible factors at play in the spike including distracted driving through texting or cellphone use, road construction and marijuana use.
About 20 other states also allow people to take meat from animals killed by vehicles.
Washington state’s plan to deal with the water supply problem is six years behind schedule.
Temperatures in parts of Arizona, California and Nevada soared to nearly 120 degrees this week.
The suit says new studies have questioned whether killing predators protects livestock.
A wet winter and spring has led to taller, thicker patches of the grass.
Crews are contending with another day of oppressive heat as they try to beat back a 1,200-acre wildfire in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles