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Idaho delivers equipment to Rangeland Fire Protection Associations
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Idaho delivers equipment to Rangeland Fire Protection Associations

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Lands delivered four wildland firefighting engines and five “slip-in” units to five of the state’s six Rangeland Fire Protection Associations April 25.

The type 6 engines are light,...

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Potato truck may roll indefinitely
Potato truck may roll indefinitely

EAGLE, Idaho — Basketball star Kobe Bryant had the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck on his mind during one of the final games of his storied career, a sign to the Idaho Potato Commission that their traveling promotion hasn’t lost its...

Tiny Echo hopes to grow new businesses
Tiny Echo hopes to grow new businesses

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ECHO, Ore. — As small towns test strategies to attract economic development, Echo’s approach might best be described as “Plant it and they will come.”

It’s a sort of reversal of many...

No kidding! Montana goat has quadruplets

HUNTLEY, Mont. (AP) — A first-time mama goat has given birth to quadruplets on a ranch in south-central Montana.

Willis McCall, the pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hardin, and his family rent a 22-acre ranch near Huntley. They have...

PGG board recommends dissolving co-op
PGG board recommends dissolving co-op

PENDLETON, Ore. — Members of Pendleton Grain Growers will vote at a meeting May 2 whether to dissolve the local farmers’ co-op, according to a letter sent to members Friday.

If the motion passes, it will spell the end for PGG,...

Workshops help landowners reduce wildfire risks

Rural landowners will learn how to protect their property from fires at two University of Idaho Extension workshops.

UI’s Clearwater County Extension hosts “Reducing Fire Risk in the Wildland-Urban Interface,” from 8 a.m. to...

Coastal Farm & Ranch fights child abuse with Albany baby chick promotion

ALBANY, Ore. — Coastal Farm & Ranch is supporting the ABC House’s efforts to fight child abuse in Benton and Linn counties.

“For every baby chick sold at our Albany store this April, we’re donating a dollar to the...

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