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Some Washington ranchers fear USFS taking their grazing
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Some Washington ranchers fear USFS taking their grazing
Ranchers in Okanogan County, Washington, believe the USFS is trying to take away rights to graze cattle on federal land. The USFS denies it. A congressman isn’t satisfied.

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