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Interior boss alters overhaul after pushback
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Interior boss alters overhaul after pushback
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed

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Winter storm bears down on Oregon, SW Washington
The National Weather Service says the Portland metro area and Southwest Washington could get 3 to 8 inches of snow Tuesday
Cold snap brings freeze, frost warnings to California
California is in the grip of a cold air mass that has sent temperatures plunging
Mid-Valley Winter Ag Fest returns
Mid-Valley Winter Ag Fest returns
Weekend hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25.
Wind-driven wildfire forces people to flee rural California
U.S. drought monitors this month declared parts of Southern California back in severe drought.
New UI Extension course helps landowners manage small, rural acreage
New UI Extension course helps landowners manage small, rural acreage
A new University of Idaho Extension course, March 16 in Sandpoint and March 17 in Hayden, helps new landowners learn how to manage small, rural acreage.
Trespass bill backed by Idaho farm groups sent to House floor
Trespass bill backed by Idaho farm groups sent to House floor
Following a lengthy public hearing, a bill that would strengthen Idaho’s trespassing laws was sent to the House floor with a “do-pass” recommendation. The legislation is supported by dozens of Idaho farm groups.
Interior to implement massive overhaul despite criticism
The concept is to get top officials closer to the natural resources and cultural sites they manage.
Southern California to see warming Santa Ana winds
Southern California's weather is flip-flopping again from cloudy, damp and cool to clear, warm and windy
Land-grant universities reach out to bolster small farms
Land-grant universities reach out to bolster small farms
Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho have all bolstered their outreach programs for small farmers.
Rampaging bull leads to high school lockdown in Idaho
Sheriff’s officers were not able to capture the bull, so the animal was killed in order to keep the public safe.

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