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NYSSA, Ore. — The Treasure Valley Reload Center is not expected to open until at least January, three months later than anticipated, as planners seek more money to construct the building in re…

Hunters might rescue a crumbling elk herd in southeast Washington by killing a few more cougars, say state wildlife managers, who have outraged environmental groups.

A late wild berry crop due to this year's cool and wet spring means hungry black bears are entering Oregon's coastal communities looking for food. According to the state Department of Fish and…

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BOISE — An Idaho public utility’s nearly two-decade effort to renew its license for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon Border is moving forward with feder…

The first endowed potato researcher at Washington State University will dig deep into soil health. Steve Culman, distinguished endowed chair in soil health for potato cropping systems, will be…

Mondelēz International has announced an agreement to acquire Clif Bar & Co. for $2.9 billion. The acquisition makes Mondelēz International a $1 billion global snack bar player with complem…

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OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission moved closer June 24 to rejecting a rule sought by wolf advocates to restrict the department’s use of lethal control.

ENTERPRISE — The rich, black sod peeled away like chocolate curls as the mule teams pulled the sharp plows through the earth cutting straight lines, guided by the sure hand of their owners. Th…

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The rules will apply to 24 operations, mostly dairies, where manure seeped into groundwater or ran into surface water. Because of the release, the farms had to get a CAFO permit.

State Director Jared Hedelius told the Idaho Wolf Depredation Control Board June 21 that Wildlife Services conducted seven depredation investigations related to wolf complaints during the peri…

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Proponents of Initiative Petition 3 — named the Abuse, Neglect and Assault Exemption Modification and Improvement Act — took another step toward qualifying for the 2024 general election after …

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Two wolves in a pack that has been preying on calves in northeast Washington have been killed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

In Washington state, USDA will work with The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo partnership between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, to expand the agency's "container assistance program."

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The National Weather Service has predicted the Northwest will remain unseasonably cool for several more weeks, but warm up later in the summer to average or above-average temperatures.

Sara Higgins was recently promoted from assistant director to executive director of the Columbia Basin Development League. She has been assistant director since 2011.

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The Nez Perce Tribe and U.S. Forest Service have signed an agreement allowing the two to team up on projects in the 6,250-square-mile Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in north-central Ida…

SALEM — Oregon water regulators want to impose stricter rules for drilling new irrigation wells next year to preserve groundwater levels and prevent over-pumping. A preliminary analysis of ava…

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The Washington Department of Ecology has rolled out new rules for applying biosolids, promising to fast-track proposals to fertilize land with treated human waste.

While parts of central and eastern Oregon remain parched by extreme drought, farms along the north coast face an entirely different set of weather-related challenges — relentless rainfall that…

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SACRAMENTO — California officials are weighing whether to list the iconic western Joshua tree as a threatened species, a designation that would make it harder to remove the trees for housing, …

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