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.
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.
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.
A wet winter and spring has led to taller, thicker patches of the grass.
Nearly one in three people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly levels, study says.
The program to protect immigrant parents was announced by President Barack Obama in November 2014 but was never fully launched.
Predator-killing cyanide traps have come under scrutiny after one of the devices in March injured a 14-year-old Idaho boy and killed his dog.
The U.S. Energy Department's top official at Washington state's severely contaminated Hanford Nuclear Reservation says future accidental nuclear radiation releases are likely because of aging site's infrastructure and inadequate cleanup funding
Crews have been digging, blowing and blasting for months — and the work is not finished.
A coalition of some of the same groups filed a similar petition in March in Idaho.
The donation of groceries on June 12 is an annual tradition organized by the Oregon Farm Bureau Women’s Advisory Council that spans the entire 20-year history of the house in Bend, and almost 30 years at the two houses based in Portland.