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Proposition 1: Christmas in November
Proposition 1: Christmas in November
Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion bond that would pay for a vast array of water-related projects, brings a festive atmopshere to California's general election. This may be the ultimate Christmas tree proposal.

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Homegrown energy independence means more money for Washington farmers
Homegrown energy independence means more money for Washington farmers
Most of the money spent on energy in Washington leaves the state. By having a clean energy standard, Washington can keep more of that money in-state.
Wolves are recovered in Pacific Northwest
Wolves are recovered in Pacific Northwest
The wolf population is healthy and expanding. Managing it as "endangered" makes no sense at all to ranchers — or anyone else who is impartial.
APHIS needs to bolster its monitoring of GMO tests
Report on investigation into source of unauthorized genetically modified wheat demontrates APHIS oversight of GM crop tests plots is lax.
Ag educators serve our community
Ag educators open doors for their students.
Oregon at a crossroads: Why Measure 88 is the right choice
Oregon at a crossroads: Why Measure 88 is the right choice
Driver card proposition will have a big impact on Oregon agriculture, the head of the Oregon Association of Nurseries says.
Farmworker pay case not ‘extortion’
The head of a national farmworker rights group defends the U.S. Department of Labor's actions in the case involving three Oregon blueberry growers.
Another case of excessive regulation
Another case of excessive regulation
The recent flap over concerns the U.S. Forest Service was going to charge news organizations for taking photographs or videos in wilderness areas is just another example of how bureaucrats overstep legislative intent.
State comes up short in grain inspections
It appears everyone's interests were considered in the grain terminal lockout that recently ended — except those of Washington state farmers.

Columns

Idaho voters should reaffirm regulation reviews
Idaho voters should pass a contitutional amendment that will affirm the Legislature's ability to review administrative regulations.
Homegrown energy independence means more money for Washington farmers
Most of the money spent on energy in Washington leaves the state. By having a clean energy standard, Washington can keep more of that money in-state.
Oregon at a crossroads: Why Measure 88 is the right choice

Editorials

Proposition 1: Christmas in November
Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion bond that would pay for a vast array of water-related projects, brings a festive atmopshere to California's general...
Wolves are recovered in Pacific Northwest
The wolf population is healthy and expanding. Managing it as "endangered" makes no sense at all to ranchers — or anyone else who is impartial.
APHIS needs to bolster its monitoring of GMO tests
Another case of excessive regulation
State comes up short in grain inspections

Letters

Government agencies out of control
Writer wonders whether the federal has declared war on farmers and ranchers.
Ag educators serve our community
Ag educators open doors for their students.
Farmworker pay case not ‘extortion’