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Washington anglers can fish without license after computer hack; Oregon, Idaho impacted
Washington residents will fish free for a few days while investigators probe security breach that affected several Western states.

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APHIS, researchers continue GE wheat probe
APHIS, researchers continue GE wheat probe
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service continues to analyze the recent discovery of genetically engineered wheat in a fallow field in Washington State.
Cleanup company paying Ecology penalty after fire
Cleanup company paying Ecology penalty after fire
An environmental cleanup company is beginning penalty payments for hazardous waste violations in connection with cleanup from a fire at a farm chemical company.
Mint farm among recipients of Ecology fines
One of the largest mint producers in the nation has been fined again.
Changing weather doesn’t help firefighters
Changing weather doesn’t help firefighters
A roundup of the wildfires around the West.
Newhouse may join Trump ag committee
Newhouse may join Trump ag committee
It appears that no one from the Pacific Northwest is on Donald Trump’s agricultural advisory committee and it’s unknown if anyone from the PNW is on Rural for Hillary, which is not directly affiliated with the Clinton campaign.
County checks report of third Washington wolf shooting
Ferry County officials trying to confirm that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has shot a third wolf in the Profanity Peak pack.
Rancher billboards promote grazing, logging on public lands
Rancher billboards promote grazing, logging on public lands
The Stevens County Cattlemen are putting up billboards to raise awareness of public lands issues.
Washington county authorizes action against wolves
Washington county authorizes action against wolves
Ferry County commissioners consider targeting wolves after Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife stops the search for Profanity Peak pack.
High country wheat harvest a family show
High country wheat harvest a family show
The Polson family is among many on Washington’s Waterville Plateau doing what they always do this time of year — reaping their share of millions of bushels of wheat.
Inslee, Bryant talk about rural economy during debate
Inslee, Bryant talk about rural economy during debate
The candidates for Washington governor, Democratic incumbent Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Bill Bryant, debated issues including regulations and rural economies, in Spokane Aug. 17.

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