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New state law boosts Idaho recharge totals
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New state law boosts Idaho recharge totals
Idaho water users say a new state law helped them recharge more water in the aquifer during a big water year.

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Oregon wheat growers deal with additional stripe rust pressure
Oregon wheat growers deal with additional stripe rust pressure
Heavy snow and rain since last fall was great for thirsty wheat crops, but pathogens also flourish in such conditions.
Generic maraschino cherry promotions nearing end
Generic maraschino cherry promotions nearing end
The future of the National Cherry Growers & Industries Foundation and generic promotions of maraschino cherries is questionable after this year because processors no longer want to participate.
Critics claim liability bill would banish GMOs from Oregon
Critics claim liability bill would banish GMOs from Oregon
Critics of a bill imposing liability on GMO patent holders say it would effectively banish biotech crops from Oregon.
Monument size a concern as feds review status
New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association urged President Donald Trump to eliminate certain large-scale national monuments.
Wildfire forces evacuations at Washington state tourism spot
The blaze started about 3 miles north of Leavenworth Tuesday and spread to a timber storage area for cedar logs.
Puget Sound tribe’s proposal alarms farmers
Puget Sound tribe’s proposal alarms farmers
North Puget Sound tribe that led What's Upstream alarms farmers with proposal to redefine its territory
Westland Irrigation District backs out of Central Project
Westland Irrigation District backs out of Central Project
The Westland Irrigation District has backed out of the Central Project, which would have delivered Columbia River water to farmers.
Growers rush to finish rice planting after field work delays
Growers rush to finish rice planting after field work delays
Rice growers in California are scrambling to get their planting done by June 1 after winter and early spring rains made many fields too wet to work in until recently.
ODFW investigating Wallowa County wolf death
The body of wolf OR-42 was found in early May but the death wasn’t made public until May 23.
Oregon State Parks auctioning off 38-acre woodland
Once a wayside, the woodland along Highway 99 West near Monroe will go up for sale this summer.

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Oregon

Oregon’s Starker Forests names new president and CEO
Jake Gibbs comes to the company from another family business, Lone Rock Timber Management.
Oregon wheat growers deal with additional stripe rust pressure
Heavy snow and rain since last fall was great for thirsty wheat crops, but pathogens also flourish in such conditions.
Generic maraschino cherry promotions nearing end
Critics claim liability bill would banish GMOs from Oregon
Monument size a concern as feds review status

Washington

Generic maraschino cherry promotions nearing end
The future of the National Cherry Growers & Industries Foundation and generic promotions of maraschino cherries is questionable after this year...
Monument size a concern as feds review status
New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association urged President Donald Trump to eliminate certain large-scale national monuments.
Wildfire forces evacuations at Washington state tourism spot
Puget Sound tribe’s proposal alarms farmers
Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

Idaho

New state law boosts Idaho recharge totals
Idaho water users say a new state law helped them recharge more water in the aquifer during a big water year.
Idaho wine industry says Boise catering rule causes headaches
Idaho Wine Commission members say they might turn to the Idaho Legislature to fix an issue that is causing problems for wineries that want to serve...
Monument size a concern as feds review status
Idaho, Oregon researchers work on stevia seed line
S.E. Idaho growers brace for stripe rust pressure

California

Repair work begins at damaged California spillway
Crews aim to replace the lower portion of the spillway by Nov. 1.
Generic maraschino cherry promotions nearing end
The future of the National Cherry Growers & Industries Foundation and generic promotions of maraschino cherries is questionable after this year...
Growers rush to finish rice planting after field work delays
Brown restores FFA, career tech funding after outcry from supporters
Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

Montana

Monument size a concern as feds review status
New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association urged President Donald Trump to eliminate certain large-scale national monuments.
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
In a pen surrounded by 8-foot-high fences, at a research station by the side of a winding canyon road in southeast Wyoming, stand seven elk that are...
White wolf was shot; $5,000 reward offered
Wet Montana weather makes prescribed forest fires difficult

Nevada

Nevada marijuana businesses prepping for recreation sales
The early rollout will make Nevada the fifth state with an operational recreational market.
Arizona farm kept workers in squalor, didn’t fully pay
The Department of Labor says that 70 workers here on a visa were housed in a dangerous and unsanitary encampment.
Democrats eye minimum wage backup
Senate Democrats advance pot tax competing with governor’s
Idaho Power wants to speed closure of Nevada coal plant