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Officials say radioactive sludge barrel ruptures now total 4
Officials say radioactive sludge barrel ruptures now total 4
Officials in Idaho now say a total of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site were found to have ruptured after initially saying earlier this month that one barrel was leaking
E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases
Forty-two people have been hospitalized, including nine battling kidney failure.
Washington state cannabis pesticide tests worry small farms
Washington state marijuana business owners are urging regulators to require cultivators to test adult-use crops for pesticides, a move that has triggered alarm bells among smaller growers
Counties oppose appeal in $1 billion Oregon timber lawsuit
Counties oppose appeal in $1 billion Oregon timber lawsuit
A class action lawsuit seeking $1 billion over Oregon’s timber practices should go straight to trial without an “interlocutory appeal,” according to 14 counties that filed the case.
Would three Californias be better for ag?
Would three Californias be better for ag?
Splitting California into three states probably wouldn’t help agriculture and may even hurt it further, say ranchers and farmers who have felt under attack for years.
Rural brewery aims for Oregon land use change
Rural brewery aims for Oregon land use change
Agrarian Ales, an Oregon brewery, has stayed operational under a makeshift compromise with Lane County officials but hopes for a more permanent fix to its zoning problem.
Western Innovator: Unique Dorper sheep catching on
Western Innovator: Unique Dorper sheep catching on
Then, about 15 years ago, Dorper sheep caught Catherine Diaz-Khansefid’s eye. About eight years ago, she moved to a small ranch in Galt, Calif., and started with four Katahdin ewes and one Dorper ram.
Wyoming plan to increase grizzly hunt quotas in dispute
A new three-state agreement for managing grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park is being challenged.
Washington farm groups seek say in environmental suit
Washington farm groups seek say in environmental suit
Washington Farm Bureau and Cattlemen's Association appeals to 9th Circuit Court
OWRD to hold groundwater workshops in Klamath County
OWRD to hold groundwater workshops in Klamath County
Oregon Water Resources Department staff will be on hand to explain the new rules and answer questions during each of the three open houses.

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Oregon

Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it
Oregon is awash in data on its marijuana industry but has few workers to monitor and check what its legal businesses are doing
US House moves to block spill of dam water to aid salmon
The U.S. House approved a bill that would effectively stop the spilling of water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the...
Counties oppose appeal in $1 billion Oregon timber lawsuit
Rural brewery aims for Oregon land use change
OWRD to hold groundwater workshops in Klamath County

Washington

Washington farm groups gain limited say in suit
Federal judge lets Washington farm groups weigh in on lawsuit
US House moves to block spill of dam water to aid salmon
The U.S. House approved a bill that would effectively stop the spilling of water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the...
Washington festival increases asparagus awareness
Washington state cannabis pesticide tests worry small farms
Washington farm groups seek say in environmental suit

Idaho

US House moves to block spill of dam water to aid salmon
The U.S. House approved a bill that would effectively stop the spilling of water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the...
Officials say radioactive sludge barrel ruptures now total 4
Officials in Idaho now say a total of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site were found to have ruptured after...
Wyoming plan to increase grizzly hunt quotas in dispute
Taiwan makes first purchase of western white wheat in three years
SW Idaho vineyards looking good after hot-and-cold start

California

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases
Forty-two people have been hospitalized, including nine battling kidney failure.
Would three Californias be better for ag?
Splitting California into three states probably wouldn’t help agriculture and may even hurt it further, say ranchers and farmers who have felt...
Western Innovator: Unique Dorper sheep catching on
US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie shell
California starts picking light cherry crop

Montana

Wyoming plan to increase grizzly hunt quotas in dispute
A new three-state agreement for managing grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park is being challenged.
Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
The outbreak has infected 53 people in 16 states.
Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood
Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana
Snowmelt floods roads, fields along Montana Hi-Line

Nevada

US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie shell
U.S. producers are also riding the wave of the Trump Administration’s policies to promote American-made goods.
Gardnerville ranch on National Register of Historic Places
A northern Nevada ranch has been added to the National Register of Historic Places
After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue
Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency
Nevada forestry division gets $1M ahead of wildfire season