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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. District Court's dismissal of a lawsuit by environmental groups challenging a federal agency's killing of wolves in Idaho.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled s…

Authorities in Lane County say it is not clear whether two Rottweilers responsible for a sheep attack on April 17 are the same dogs that killed 44 sheep in the same area on April 2.

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Eastern Washington ranchers could be enlisted to help kill problem wolves, according to a state Department of Fish and Wildlife memo presenting ideas for deterring attacks on livestock in a re…

Kendal Frazier will retire at the end of the year after 34 years of service to the beef industry.

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — After about four decades of being in the cattle business, Tor-S Ranch now has hemp growing on some of its bottom land.

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has released its draft revision of the state's Wolf Conservation and Management Plan, and the Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to vote at i…

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A Baker County rancher was justified when he shot a juvenile wolf that was chasing his working dog March 12 near Halfway, according to authorities.

OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers have raised fees to save the Department of Agriculture's brand program, settling for now an issue that divided the cattle industry for two years.

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Nathan Jackson’s term as president of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association has involved numerous natural resource issues.

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Nick Sonka is back on his family’s sheep ranch and is following in his father’s footsteps, but with a sad heart.

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OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife can’t act independently of Indian tribes to shoot elk on farmland in Skagit County, agency leaders said Saturday.

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Against the hum of backhoes and bulldozers, a fortress of concrete and steel buildings gradually rises on the north end of Kansas State University's campus.

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OLYMPIA — Washington Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind said he will direct wildlife managers to “err on the side” of chasing and killing cougars that are causing problems.

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Dozens of people swarmed a legislative hearing to show their opposition to a bill that would ban beehives in certain areas of southern Nevada.

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Washington’s confirmed wolf population grew slowly in 2018, but wolves are continuing to recolonize the state by increasingly moving west, a state Fish and Wildlife official says.

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OLYMPIA — Wolves in northeast Washington could be managed differently than in other parts of the state under a bill endorsed Tuesday by the Senate agriculture committee.

Willard Mark Wolf passed away peacefully on March 13, 2019, at the age of 78, at Hospice House in Spokane, with his wife and daughter by his side, after a valiant battle with cancer.

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PENDLETON, Ore. — A federal judge has ruled that grazing should be allowed to continue on four allotments in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.

IMNAHA, Ore. — Northeast Oregon rancher Gary Marks figured his pregnant 4-year-old cow might be having twins, considering how big she was all winter.

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A new group of wolves is living in Western Oregon, according to state wildlife officials, occupying territory in the Cascade mountains that includes parts of Lane and Douglas counties.

A bill prohibiting coyote-killing cyanide devices in Oregon was passed 25-3 by the Senate on March 18, about two years after lawmakers stopped them from being deployed with state funds.

An injunction against grazing on 68,000 acres in Oregon’s Fremont-Winema National Forest has been dissolved after federal officials determined cattle won’t impair a threatened frog’s viability.

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The amendments came at the requests of western governors to better meet the needs of their states and to align federal conservation with state initiatives.

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Southcentral Washington ranchers feel its unfair for the state to terminate grazing and farming leases early to lease land to solar farms. A bill aimed at restricting that is struggling in the…

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While beef exports shattered records and pork exports held steady in 2018, trade agreements between other countries and retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. are cause for concern.

Five of eastern Idaho’s most distinguished leaders in the agriculture industry will be inducted into the 47th Eastern Idaho Agriculture Hall of Fame during the annual recognition dinner on March 22.

Wildlife officials say a lone wolf “probably” killed nearly two dozen sheep between Feb. 23 and March 4 at the Oregon Coast, and according to local ranchers, it might not be the first time.

A Washington state beef company is voluntarily recalling 30,260 pounds of ground beef after a consumer found a piece of blue plastic in the meat.

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Cyanide devices aimed at killing coyotes would be banned in Oregon under a bill that supporters claim is necessary to protect children, pets and non-target species.