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OLYMPIA — More work needs to be done before estimating Washington's wolf population, a University of Washington biologist said Wednesday, pulling back on a remark he made in January that there…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. District Court's dismissal of a lawsuit by environmental groups challenging a federal agency's killing of wolves in Idaho.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. District Court's dismissal of a lawsuit by environmental groups challenging a federal agency's killing of wolves in Idaho.

Farmland houses could be replaced regardless of when they were demolished under legislation approved by the Oregon House that’s intended to resolve an ongoing legal controversy.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled s…

Authorities in Lane County say it is not clear whether two Rottweilers responsible for a sheep attack on April 17 are the same dogs that killed 44 sheep in the same area on April 2.

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Eastern Washington ranchers could be enlisted to help kill problem wolves, according to a state Department of Fish and Wildlife memo presenting ideas for deterring attacks on livestock in a re…

OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers have approved a new committee with a wide-ranging mandate to review how farms spray pesticides and to investigate cases of pesticide exposure.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Four conservation groups have asked a judge to block a Trump administration plan allowing drilling, mining and other activities in seven Western states they say will harm s…

The Idaho Water Resource Board is accepting applications for grants to be used for flood damage, management and prevention.

PORTLAND — The U.S. Forest Service was recently joined by a timber company in defending the necessity of a 11,700-acre Oregon thinning project that environmentalists are seeking to block.

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Farmers will be able to charge handpicked hunters for coming onto their land to shoot an elk in the the Upper Skagit Valley in northwest Washington, according to a deal between the state Fish …

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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 ch…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idahoans can trust him to do the right thing, Republican Gov Brad Little said, after the Legislature handed him sweeping authority to eliminate thousands of state-approved …

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SALEM — Counties could require permits for outdoor mass gatherings to ensure they don’t interfere with agriculture under a bill unanimously passed April 16 by the Oregon House.

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has released its draft revision of the state's Wolf Conservation and Management Plan, and the Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to vote at i…

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A Baker County rancher was justified when he shot a juvenile wolf that was chasing his working dog March 12 near Halfway, according to authorities.

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PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's plan to buy timberland unfairly competes with private businesses and takes away tax revenue from local governments, a timber company and a northern Idaho county sai…

OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers have raised fees to save the Department of Agriculture's brand program, settling for now an issue that divided the cattle industry for two years.

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Marijuana’s alleged impact on property values cannot legally justify a racketeering lawsuit by Oregon landowners over the controversial crop, according to a federal judge.

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Nathan Jackson’s term as president of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association has involved numerous natural resource issues.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that lawmakers should consider changing California's strict law that makes utilities pay for wildfire damage caused by their equipment, …

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Bureau of Reclamation will deliver at least 322,000 acre-feet of water — or a 92% allocation — from Upper Klamath Lake to the Klamath Project this summer and fall.

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Blue tomatoes! Mild habanero peppers! Never heard of such things? That’s the point, says Washington State University Extension agricultural specialist Justin O’Dea. They’re …

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products has announced it is closing its lumber mill in Coos Bay, Ore., laying off all 111 employees.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it's going back to the drawing board with its plans to protect a type of imperiled game bird found only along the California-Nevada li…

SALEM — Oregonians could pay less on their state income taxes but pay more for some goods and services, under a legislative proposal to raise money for the state’s struggling public school system.