Farmers in southwestern Idaho have been asked to voluntarily conserve water in an effort to avoid a possible shortage at Lake Lowell near Nampa.
City officials were re-assessing the danger Thursday morning after several cougar sightings in a park.
If adopted, the initiative by Oregon GMO Right to Know would require manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to label raw and packaged foods produced entirely or partially by genetic engineering.
The Buzzard Complex of fires was 90 percent contained after burning through 618 square miles of rangeland about 45 miles northeast of Burns.
Sandy, Ore., beekeeper Dena Rash Guzman was first to report a bee die-off. She found thousands of dead bees in and around two of eight hives on the 60-acre farm where she lives.
Fish and lettuce create a symbiotic system that saves water.
Easter lilies continue to be a popular— and hard-to-grow — crop that originated in Japan.
Backers of a measure that would require GMO labeling in Oregon have gathered enough signatures to put the initiative on November's ballot.
Honey bee researchers grind away at finding the cause and cure for colony collapse disorder.
West Nile is a disease with flu-like symptoms that spreads by mosquitoes.
Firefighters douse lightning-caused blazes in Rogue Valley.
Wildfires have burned nearly 900,000 acres of forests and grasslands across the Pacific Northwest.
A federal judge has cleared the way for an Astoria, Ore., log exporter to move logs owned by a major Chinese building materials company.
The Buzzard Complex Fire is burning about 45 miles northeast of Burns, in Central Oregon.