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The Togo wolfpack in northeast Washington has killed one calf and injured two others since Fish and Wildlife decided to shoot the pack's two wolves, the department said Friday.

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SEATTLE — A judge on Friday barred the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife from killing the only wolf left in the OPT pack in the Kettle River Ridge, a ruling that came shortly after th…

Irrigators say this year’s drought in Central Washington has been far less than it might have been and far less than the 2015 drought because of mild temperatures and rain.

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Snow swamped mountains across the U.S. West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making…

The promotional arm of the Northwest fresh pear industry plans to spend $2 million in USDA tariff relief in the next two years for promotions in Mexico, Canada, India and the UAE.

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Commercial egg farms in Oregon and Washington are primed to invest millions of dollars retrofitting chicken coops after each state passed laws requiring cage-free hens by 2024.

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Washington's drought retreated slightly over the previous week, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday, and federal climatologists said they're less confident fall will be warmer than average.

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NEWPORT, Ore. — People in blazers and strapped-on booties waded through the dark intake tunnel of a dam, flashlights in hand, stirring rust-colored silt into the water. Spiders and large black…

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No dairy has electronically reported small, private sales of cattle in the past two years, according to a Washington Department of Agriculture report, leaving a weakness in the state’s ability…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials plan to create an environmental study that will look at raising one of three Boise River dams to capture more water for irrigation and flood control.

COLFAX, Wash. — The first time Bill Myers  celebrated the special barley variety he grows, it drew 20 people, including the crew.

Apples genetically modified to prevent browning when sliced will be sold to the food service industry for the first time this season, the Canadian producer says.

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Two pups and one adult in the OPT wolfpack in northeast Washington have been lethally removed, Fish and Wildlife reported Tuesday.

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It’s been a good season in the tricky business of growing Pacific Northwest sweet cherries. Chinese tariffs took less of a bite than expected. Weather, harvest timing, fruit quality, demand an…

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Imports of canned pears from China are damaging the Northwest canned pear industry and heightening competition between processors.

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Removing four hydroelectric dams along the lower Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California is expected to cost just under $434 million and could happen by 2022, according to a n…

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Computer-controlled gardening and farming were on display at the recent Douglas County Fair.

HERMISTON — As Annikah Perez waited to sell her 147-pound lamb at the Umatilla County Fair’s youth livestock auction on Saturday, her voice wavered as she described the good times she had with Tulip.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's sage grouse population has dropped 52% since the federal government decided not to list the birds as an endangered species in the fall of 2015.

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Washington wildlife managers intend to kill the remaining two wolves in the Togo pack in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County, adding a second lethal-removal operation in the region.

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KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray s…

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed House Bill 2437, a measure to ease ditch-cleaning regulations for farmers, after previously indicating she might veto it.

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Two wolves seen east of Highway 395 and north of Mt. Vernon don’t appear to have bred, and there’s been no evidence of livestock depredations.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Central Idaho ranch owners want construction of a proposed trail connecting the popular tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley stopped and further work to make it…

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A weak El Nino went away in July as sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean along the equator cooled to within a normal range, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reporte…

Organic hazelnut growers and others interested in the industry are invited to the third annual Organic Hazelnuts Summer Farm Tour that is scheduled for Aug. 14.

Fruit sizing up better than expected has led to a revised upward estimate of the Pacific Northwest pear crop. Harvest is just starting.

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Washington’s 2019 apple crop is forecast up 18% from last year which likely will prove a marketing challenge given tariffs and trade issues, particularly in India and China.