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US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
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US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states

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WDFW sets traps for Togo wolfpack
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Oregon

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and...
We’re Putting More Homes On Wild Lands And In The Path Of Wildfires
Wildfire risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
Vale BLM sets Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp
Oregon co-op launches first optical sorting line for pears
Youth movement keeps blueberry farm going

Washington

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and...
We’re Putting More Homes On Wild Lands And In The Path Of Wildfires
Wildfire risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
State agency has made no decision on killing wolves
Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality Across Northwest
WDFW sets traps for Togo wolfpack

Idaho

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and...
Sisters nurture legacy at family orchard
The first fruit trees were planted in 1906 by the current owners’ great grandfather, who came to the area from Pennsylvania.
Idaho dairy research center gains traction
Idaho’s sizable corn crop fares mostly well
Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird

California

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and...
We’re Putting More Homes On Wild Lands And In The Path Of Wildfires
Wildfire risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
GOP’s McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling
Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

Montana

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and...
Gianforte, Williams hold meetings on wilderness study areas
Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte and his Democratic challenger, Kathleen Williams, are both bringing Gianforte's proposal to release hundreds of...
Yosemite park reopens, but fire’s toll on tourism still felt
Wildfire forces evacuations in Glacier, Yosemite to reopen
Lawmakers, conservationists ask Congress to reauthorize fund

Nevada

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and...
Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next...
Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird
Politicians discuss wildfire risks at Lake Tahoe summit
Some Beatty residents say burro herd is causing problems