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Amalgamated Sugar suffers computer breach
Amalgamated Sugar suffers computer breach
“Phishing” schemers have stolen personal employee data from the Idaho-based company.

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Washington commission confirms What’s Upstream stayed within state law
Washington commission confirms What’s Upstream stayed within state law
What's Upstream may have been sophisticated and well funded, but it wasn't grassroots lobbying, according to Washington Public Disclosure Commission
Memorial set for logger struck by tree west of Eugene
Colt Campbell was struck by a tree last week while working with his family’s timber cutting business on Weyerhaeuser property west of Eugene.
Environmental groups reach deal on Idaho wolf derby lawsuit
The agreement follows several years of court skirmishes between environmental groups and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management involving Idaho for Wildlife’s Predator Hunting Contest.
In video, occupiers discuss plan to escape refuge
The day ended with an 11-minute video depicting a meeting in the fire bunkhouse at the refuge on Jan. 26, 2016, after the leaders were arrested and Arizona rancher LaVoy Finicum was shot and killed by Oregon State Police during a traffic stop.
Rural California levees besieged by pounding wet winter
Rural California levees besieged by pounding wet winter
Massive flood projects have eased the fear of levee breaks around California's capital and other cities, but government workers are joining farmers with tractors battling round-the-clock to stave off any chain-reaction failure of levees in rural areas
New chancellor named at University of California-Davis
Gary May, dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering, will take the top job at UC-Davis,
Road closures delay Columbia Basin potato planting
Potato planting in the Columbia Basin has been pushed back by a week to 10 days due to road closures caused by the spring flooding.
New president joins Idaho Grower Shippers Association
New president joins Idaho Grower Shippers Association
Shawn Boyle, a licensed attorney who was raised in Shelley, Idaho, has become the new president of the Idaho Grower Shippers Association.
Five Idahoans receive awards for excellence in agriculture
Five Idahoans receive awards for excellence in agriculture
Governor’s awards for excellence in agriculture were given to five people during the annual Larry Branen Idaho Ag Summit.
Environmental group appeals SW Idaho power line approval
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management last month issued a formal decision approving a plan by Idaho Power and Rocky Mountain Power to build and operate 321 miles of 500-kilovolt transmission lines on public land in Idaho.

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Oregon

Ranchers oppose cuts to wolf compensation, predator control
Ranchers oppose proposed budget cuts to the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s wolf compensation and predator control programs.
Memorial set for logger struck by tree west of Eugene
Colt Campbell was struck by a tree last week while working with his family’s timber cutting business on Weyerhaeuser property west of Eugene.
In video, occupiers discuss plan to escape refuge
Producers may get a break from ‘drought to deluge’ weather
Bills propose to dispel Oregon wetland uncertainties

Washington

Washington commission confirms What’s Upstream stayed within state law
What's Upstream may have been sophisticated and well funded, but it wasn't grassroots lobbying, according to Washington Public Disclosure Commission
Road closures delay Columbia Basin potato planting
Potato planting in the Columbia Basin has been pushed back by a week to 10 days due to road closures caused by the spring flooding.
Tree fruit growers talk pedestrian orchards, varieties
Washington dairies, environmentalists appeal Ecology’s manure rules
Washington pot growers seek right-to-farm protection

Idaho

Amalgamated Sugar suffers computer breach
“Phishing” schemers have stolen personal employee data from the Idaho-based company.
Natural resource groups skeptical of science panel proposal
Natural resource groups are skeptical of a proposed Independent Science Review Board that would analyze controversies facing state agencies.
Environmental groups reach deal on Idaho wolf derby lawsuit
New president joins Idaho Grower Shippers Association
Five Idahoans receive awards for excellence in agriculture

California

California growers assess damage amid storms, flooding
Storms in California combined with already high river and creek levels and saturated ground to cause widespread flooding, waterlogging field crops...
Rural California levees besieged by pounding wet winter
Massive flood projects have eased the fear of levee breaks around California's capital and other cities, but government workers are joining farmers...
New chancellor named at University of California-Davis
California’s water troubles continue
Creeks, rivers top banks after latest California storm

Montana

Advocates urge judge to keep injunction on Yellowstone dam
In court documents filed overnight Wednesday, the groups urged U.S. District Judge Brian Morris to reject the government’s request to start...
Next Capitol Christmas tree to come from Kootenai forest in Montana
The tree will be hauled across the country and displayed on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Icy roads lead to brief emergency travel order in Helena
Montana transportation director seeks fuel tax increase
Bison sent to slaughter over Montana tribes’ objections

Nevada

Jury in Bundy standoff trial gets FBI aerial scene-setter
The government accuses the six defendants — Gregory Burleson, Orville Scott Drexler, Todd Engel, Richard Lovelien, Eric Parker and Steven...
Earthen dam fails in rural Nevada
Most of the water that’s built up behind the dam after heavy snow and runoff has now been released.
Jury chosen for trial of 6 in Bundy standoff case