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Washington culvert case seen as Western water issue
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Washington culvert case seen as Western water issue
Washington attorney general appeals culvert case to U.S. Supreme Court

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Wildfire threatens buildings in Central Oregon; shelter opens
More than 200 firefighters were working to establish containment lines near Sisters, Ore.
Eclipse traffic already heavy in central Oregon
Eclipse traffic already heavy in central Oregon
About 1 million people are expected to visit Oregon in the coming days.
Vegas lawyers confidents laws will follow pot evolution
Experienced license-holders are now looking more for clarification on individual regulations in 2017.
Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
A Yakima County court has started the final review process before establishing water rights in the Yakima Basin next year, ending a 40-year-old court case.
Oregon regulators seek to incentivize water loans
Oregon regulators seek to incentivize water loans
More of Oregon’s water supply development fund would be dedicated to loans under a proposal being considered by regulators.
Dairy research facility efforts make headway
Dairy research facility efforts make headway
The research will address exactly the issues of concern to residents, accelerating research on sustainability already being done by the University of Idaho.
Idaho growers report lower yields in early Norkotah harvest
Idaho growers report lower yields in early Norkotah harvest
Idaho growers say yields are down for their early harvest, but they anticipate more average yields at general harvest.
Idaho dairy industry elevates worker safety, training
Idaho dairy industry elevates worker safety, training
Idaho’s dairy industry is taking a unique and proactive approach to improving worker safety with a statewide on-farm training program.
Idaho proposes wolf baiting; mulls bounty on problem wolves
Idaho proposes wolf baiting; mulls bounty on problem wolves
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has formally proposed to allow sportsmen to use bait when hunting wolves, and a committee formed to oversee wolf depredation control for the state has discussed implementing a bounty on problem wolves with IDFG...
Washington tree fruit group makes case for piece-rate pay
Washington tree fruit group makes case for piece-rate pay
Washington State Tree Fruit Association weighs in on Dovex case, piece rates

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Oregon

ODFW shoots third Harl Butte wolf for livestock attacks
Ranchers have asked that the entire pack be wiped out, but ODFW is taking what it calls an incremental approach.
Wildfires scorch portions of the West
The Lolo Peak Fire has burned 23.5 square miles of timber.
Organic Valley butter plant opens in W. Oregon
Wildfire threatens buildings in Central Oregon; shelter opens
Eclipse traffic already heavy in central Oregon

Washington

Washington culvert case seen as Western water issue
Washington attorney general appeals culvert case to U.S. Supreme Court
Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
A Yakima County court has started the final review process before establishing water rights in the Yakima Basin next year, ending a 40-year-old court...
Washington tree fruit group makes case for piece-rate pay
Record cherry crop reaching finish line
Southeast Asia wheat buyers tour Pacific Northwest

Idaho

Dairy research facility efforts make headway
The research will address exactly the issues of concern to residents, accelerating research on sustainability already being done by the University of...
Idaho growers report lower yields in early Norkotah harvest
Idaho growers say yields are down for their early harvest, but they anticipate more average yields at general harvest.
Idaho dairy industry elevates worker safety, training
Idaho proposes wolf baiting; mulls bounty on problem wolves
Record cherry crop reaching finish line

California

Wildfires scorch portions of the West
The Lolo Peak Fire has burned 23.5 square miles of timber.
LA confirms cannabis czar to regulate legal pot industry
With recreational marijuana use just months away from being legal in California, Los Angeles has appointed a so-called cannabis czar tasked with...
Crews try to push Yosemite wildfire away from small town
1,000 animals found at illegal boarding facility
State to hand out nearly $7 million in grants for soil health

Montana

Wildfires scorch portions of the West
The Lolo Peak Fire has burned 23.5 square miles of timber.
Record cherry crop reaching finish line
Prices dropped from record July volume but rebounded in August as the Northwest approaches the end of a long cherry season.
Huge Montana wildlife reserve buys 46,000-acre ranch
Southeast Asia wheat buyers tour Pacific Northwest
Proposed copper mine’s permit application is ‘complete’

Nevada

Vegas lawyers confidents laws will follow pot evolution
Experienced license-holders are now looking more for clarification on individual regulations in 2017.
Drama closes US trial: Bundy case defense lawyers stay mute
Each defendant could face decades in prison if convicted. Six other defendants are slated for trial next year.
‘Zero’ chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018
Marijuana states try to curb smuggling, avert US crackdown
Sage grouse conservation changes praised, provoke alarm