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Oregon’s hazelnut boom gains momentum
Oregon’s hazelnut boom gains momentum
Enthusiasm for hazelnuts is high due to healthy prices and the availability of new cultivars resistant to eastern filbert blight.

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Ag producers, researchers assess ice and snow damage
Ag producers, researchers assess ice and snow damage
The snow certainly added to the mountain snowpack and will provide more water for irrigators next summer, but ice and extended cold may have damaged some crops.
Oregon awards first juniper removal loan
Oregon awards first juniper removal loan
Advocates have long maintained that removing Western juniper trees improves rangeland and can provide jobs in rural areas.
Vineyard worker killed in ATV accident
The cause of death is being investigated by the Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office.
Freezing rain, ice and fallen trees force road closures
A 45-mile stretch of Interstate 84 between Troutdale and Hood River will remain closed all day, and Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass, east of Seattle, remained closed.
Blueberry farmers face price stress, expert says
Blueberry farmers face price stress, expert says
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Columbia River Gorge braces for ice storm
An incoming weather system is also beginning to spread freezing rain across a broad swath of the Cascades, Central Washington and southwest Washington.
Western Innovator: Farm offers visitors taste of county living
Western Innovator: Farm offers visitors taste of county living
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Onion facilities collapse under weight of snow
Onion facilities collapse under weight of snow
Severe weather in the Treasure Valley area of Eastern Oregon and Southwestern Idaho has caused the roofs of about 18 onion storage and packing facilities to collapse. That has caused major production disruptions that have resulted in soaring onion prices.
Widow of slain Oregon standoff leader carries on his mission
Widow of slain Oregon standoff leader carries on his mission
Jeanette Finicum has become something of a cause celebre in the year since her husband’s death.
Timber industry may challenge Cascade-Siskiyou monument expansion
Travis Joseph, president of the Portland-based American Forest Resource Council, said Friday the expansion improperly included several thousand acres of federal land that Congress has prioritized for logging.

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