PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A small-town sheriff who gained national attention for his leadership during a 41-day standoff with armed occupiers at a wildlife refuge in Oregon is resigning, citing chronic underfunding for his department and concerns about liability caused by an outdated and underst…
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.
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.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Many teenagers would spend spring break catching up on sleep or spending time with friends.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife should more freely issue kill permits to elk-bedeviled farmers and ranchers in eastern Skagit County, according to county commissioners.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials were struggling Wednesday to find ways for homeowners to afford insurance in fire-prone areas of California and for utilities to survive liability from deva…
The webinar will help people recognize the signs of stress, depression and suicidal thinking and what they can do to get help.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor says he has spoken with governors of neighboring states about the possibility of holding a grizzly summit.
The elk damaging farms and ranches in eastern Skagit County also are trampling school grounds and potentially putting students in harm’s way, two school chiefs say.
Farmers opposed to a “rail to trail” project in Oregon’s Yamhill County cited trash, theft and trespass as potential hazards that warrant halting the proposal.
ENTERPRISE, Ore. — Six Eastern Oregon counties signed a petition last week asking the U.S. Forest Service to waive the agency’s travel management planning process for the Wallowa-Whitman and M…
The Cultivating Change Foundation held its third annual reception in Portland to support LGBT inclusion in agriculture.
OLYMPIA — Support was strong at a Senate hearing for spending public funds to spread the benefits of high-seed internet, but many questions remain such as how much money will be available and …
ENTERPRISE, Ore. — As the partial federal government shutdown continues into its fourth week some rural Northwest communities are feeling the pinch.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dayton O. "Hawk" Hyde hadn't lived in the Klamath Basin for more than 30 years, but he returned to his family's Yamsi Ranch shortly before Thanksgiving.
Landowners in Oregon’s rural residential zones would be allowed to build accessory dwelling units, commonly called “granny flats,” under recently proposed legislation.
VENETA, Ore. — For Dan Buchwald, veteran and vice president of Veterans Legacy, the land dedicated to their cause, dubbed Camp Alma, has healing properties.