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The farm dog, some say, is the “unsung hero,” “part of the family” and one of the most important parts of rural life.

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A case spawned by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's opposition to removing river gravel to protect farmland went to an appeals court Tuesday, one of two lawsuits alleging Inslee uses his veto pen t…

OLYMPIA — The Senate budget committee Friday narrowly approved a bill to create an unelected council to advise seven state agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, on incorporating e…

While Guntraders in Redmond sells mostly collectible guns, owner Jerry Koch said that isn’t stopping customers from flocking to his shop in search of a firearm. They’re coming out of fear, Koc…

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Washington Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz said Thursday that she expects lawmakers will tap more than one source of money to fund a two-year, $125 million plan to reduce the risk of wildfires.

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The damage caused by wildfires can be devastating, gutting structures and driving out people who live and work nearby. And researchers say the smoke from the annually recurring blazes also del…

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The USDA has awarded $13.2 million to expand high-speed internet in rural Oregon, part of a federal program aimed at increasing broadband development nationwide.

Not only can visitors “attend” the show from the comfort of their computer, laptop or smart phone, they can do it anytime of the day or night — and it’s free of charge.

Sue Naumes is a retired grower who helped manage one of the West's largest pear companies for decades. Today she spends her time collecting rare, and precious, fruit labels dating back to the …

JOSEPH, Ore. — On Dec. 9, the Nez Perce Tribe completed the purchase of the historic Hayes Farm just west of Joseph and south of the Chief Joseph Days rodeo grounds on Airport Road.

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The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration Wednesday over grizzly bears, alleging the Interior Department illegally canceled plans to release bears into the North Cascades.

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UNION COUNTY — Across the state and nation this week, COVID-19 continued its unforgiving spread and claimed thousands of lives every day. The week was one of dark tidings and silver linings, a…

 It’s an electrifying concept: Vehicles that don’t need gasoline, that you can “fill up” at home, that don’t need oil changes and have so few moving mechanical parts that maintenance and repai…

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The Alliance for the Wild Rockies claims the U.S. Forest Service failed to study how logging roads would affect grizzlies. U.S. District Court Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr. asked why it mattered,…