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LOOKINGGLASS, Ore. — While working hard at bucking hay last summer, Lucas Saylor and Ryland O’Toole noticed a need in neighboring fields.


Idaho's Snake River Complex Fire and Oregon’s Bootleg Fire — the nation’s largest — have helped push U.S. acres burned more than one-third higher than the 2020 year-to-date total.

A new book from an Eastern Washington rancher and photographer spotlights farm and ranch life as seen through the eyes of kids.

Clad in spandex and yellow reflective sunglasses, the 26-year-old swept across the finish line ahead of her competitors, finishing first in the 1,500-meter run, with an Olympic-trial record ti…

ENTERPRISE — The Oregon State Grange is holding its 148th annual State Grange Convention in Enterprise from Saturday, June 19, through Thursday, June 24, according to a press release.

STANFIELD — One bad run during the Northwest Region regular season kept Josie Goodrich from possibly winning the barrel racing and all-around titles, but she and her horse Keeper still perform…

The American Farm Bureau, National Cattlemen's Beef Association and other farm groups are waiting for a ruling on whether they can intervene in three suits filed in U.S. District Court for Nor…


Warm, dry conditions mean the potential for significant fires — burning acreage above long-term medians — this month is expected to increase to above normal for portions of southern and centra…


IGPA called the June 1-2 meeting, primarily in response to a February proposal by Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho. His Columbia Basin Initiative calls for breaching the dams.


House Bill 1355 clarifies that state agencies must pay weed-control assessments. The transportation department had declined, an example that farm groups worried would spread to other public la…

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said she “would fully expect” for the Pendleton Round-Up to go forward as planned this year, with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention like mas…

More than four years after voters in Halfway decided by a narrow margin that they don’t want a marijuana dispensary in their town in eastern Baker County, the topic has returned to their ballots.

LIND, Wash. — Organizers of a popular Eastern Washington combine demolition derby have canceled the event for a second straight year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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This year's drive-thru version was like starting over, with a fraction of the usual planning time, but the board, volunteers, sponsors and ag community pulled together and were pleased with th…

The Chobani Harvest Helpers project is a first-of-its-kind donation of fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the quarter-acre garden on the company’s Twin Falls plant.

Friendship and a public art project are the reasons there’s a colorful new bovine in front of the Baker Heritage Museum.

 The festival this year will take place at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE Fourth Ave. in Canby, where guests can drive through various educational farm exhibits.

After a year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Desert Stampede rodeo makes its return to the Deschutes County fairgrounds’ First Interstate Bank Center in Redmond this week.

The fuzzy future of Oregon politics east of the Cascades went public last week: No diagrams, charts, data — really nothing tangible at all to show how new legislative and congressional distric…


Iverson Family Farms in Woodburn, Ore., announced Monday it will resume its annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival — one of Oregon's most popular agritourism events — this spring.


The Washington Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought by environmentalists challenging how the Department of Natural Resources manages about 2 million acres of forests.