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Sheep rancher ponders future after wolf attacks
Sheep rancher ponders future after wolf attacks
Rancher Dave Dashiell moved his flock of sheep from near the Huckleberry wolf pack earlier this summer after dozens were killed and others went missing. Now he's uncertain what his next moves will be following the winter.

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Cranberry farmers struggle with high supply, low prices
Cranberry farmers struggle with high supply, low prices
Washington and Oregon cranberry growers enjoy a good harvest, but Wisconsin farmers will dictate market conditions.
Hunt underway for source of Washington gypsy moths
Hunt underway for source of Washington gypsy moths
The Washington Department of Agriculture is searching for gypsy moth eggs in a crowded Seattle neighborhood and in woods in Clark County.
Groups seek foreign buyers for ethanol cereal byproduct
Groups seek foreign buyers for ethanol cereal byproduct
The U.S. Grains Council and Renewable Fuels Association hosted reprensentatives from 32 countries at an export conference Oct. 21-22 in Seattle.
Washington apple harvest starts final leg
Washington apple harvest starts final leg
Washington apple harvest enters the home stretch with more selective picking than normal because of a huge crop. Harvest started Aug. 1 and will finish about Nov. 15.
CPOW plans 10th annual meeting
The Cattle Producers of Washington hold their annual meeting Oct. 31 in Airway Heights, Wash.
WSU grad named Washington state veterinarian
Washington state names WSU graduate Joe Baker new state veterinarian.
Mathisons renew effort to gain more cherry ground
Mathisons renew effort to gain more cherry ground
It seemed dead in February, but now the Mathison family is making a new attempt to get public lands for cherry orchard expansion in prime cherry and wildlife country south of Wenatchee.
Carlton fire victims file claims
Carlton fire victims file claims
Landowners who lost homes and property last summer in Washington's largest wildfire have filed claims against the state alleging negligence.
Ranchers question value of wolf study
Ranchers question value of wolf study
Washington State University large carnivore laboratory director Rob Wielgus hopes more ranchers will cooperate with his study into wolf and livestock conflicts. But regional ranchers are questioning the value of his research, saying they already know how...
Republican ranchers square off in congressional race
Republican ranchers square off in congressional race
For the first time in 20 years there's a close race in Washington's 4th Congressional District and it's between two Republican ranchers.