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The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size of Rhode Island, was 40% surrounded Friday after burning some 70 homes, mainly cabins, fire officials said.

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Washington outlaws adding hemp extracts, such as CBD, to food, but the Department of Agriculture is setting up a program to help residents in other states get the illicit ingredient.

The Willamette Valley became just the second American Viticultural Area — along with California's Napa Valley — to be granted "Protected Geographical Indication" status by the European Union, …

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Firefighters have made gains on the Elbow Creek Fire, but a couple areas of the blaze have given them fits over the last few days.

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The nation’s largest wildfire, Oregon’s Bootleg Fire, grew to 624 square miles overnight, but fire crews continue to make progress on controlling it.

ISDA could accept license applications from growers and handler-processors from mid-October through year’s end if USDA approval comes when anticipated.

Nine confirmed attacks on lambs were attributed to the Ukiah Pack on private land eight miles south of Meacham — the first known report of this pack interacting with livestock.

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

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PORTLAND — The threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest to prepare for additional blazes as many r…

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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.

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The record-shattering heat wave in the Pacific Northwest has prompted fishing and conservation groups to ask a federal court to order more spill from dams on the lower Snake and Columbia river…

LA PINE — Even before he was allowed to return to his La Pine home, Mike Harper knew the damage from the Darlene Fire would be bad. The 72-year-old Harper returned to his 10-acres southeast of…

A wildfire north of Wenatchee, Wash., has grown to 11,000 acres but a fire spokesman said the outlook is “positive” Friday morning as good progress has been made toward containment.

CORRALITOS, Calif. — Lonely Mountain Farm was named after J.R.R. Tolkien’s "Hobbit" story. These days, the “riches” in the story have morphed into organic crops.

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will resume work on the American Falls Dam’s concrete spillway on Aug. 1. The eastern Idaho dam is undergoing a three-year rehabilitation.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a drought emergency Wednesday, though there appears to be little that can be done for the hardest-hit part of the state other than pray for rain.

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The prospect of being appointed to the Oregon Legislature didn’t even cross Anna Scharf’s mind when she took an off-farm job last year.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Karuk tribal citizen Troy Hockaday Sr. watched helplessly last fall as a raging wildfire leveled the homes of five of his family members, swallowed acres of forest where …

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Two major creditors Wednesday dropped their opposition to the sale of Easterday farms, clearing the way for the Mormon church to buy an Eastern Washington family farm brought down by debt and fraud.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawsuits filed Monday in California seek potential class-action damages from Dow Chemical and its successor company over a widely used bug killer linked to brain dama…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Airport officials facing jet fuel shortages are concerned they’ll have to wave off planes and helicopters that drop fire retardants during what could be a ferocious wildfir…