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A cattlemen's group is urging Eastern Washington residents to report predator problems to their county sheriff rather than the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, a sign of rancher distrust…

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Nearly 90 acres of farmland in Oregon’s Yamhill County cannot be subdivided into home sites under ballot initiatives that eased land use restrictions, according to the Oregon Court of Appeals.

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SALEM — Over 300 loggers, truckers, agricultural workers and their families joined together on the Oregon Capitol steps Wednesday to protest House Bill 2020, also known as cap and trade, which…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from several wildfires caused by the company's downed power lines.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to consult with other federal agencies about nearly two dozen water diversion projects in central Idaho's Sawtooth Valle…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal wildfire forecaster says Idaho's wet spring and below-average temperatures the last three months will likely mean a later start to forest fires, but rangeland fir…

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A northeast Washington wolfpack killed a cow last week in northern Stevens County, the first confirmed wolf attack on livestock in Washington since early January.

A thinning project in Oregon’s Mt. Hood National Forest can proceed while environmentalists try to convince a federal appeals court that old growth habitat would be logged unlawfully.

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Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife will pre-emptively issue farmers permits to kill elk damaging property in eastern Skagit County, rather than waiting for a complaint, according to …

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A new study by Oregon State University describes how farmers can integrate the samurai wasp as part of an overall pest management strategy for controlling the brown marmorated stinkbug.

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions b…

Oregon State University announced the launch of the Global Hemp Innovation Center on June 13 during an event at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center south of Portland.

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Supporters of a national checkoff program aimed at promoting real Christmas trees have prevailed in another hard-fought referendum against opponents who believe it’s ineffectual.

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A Washington State University Extension office has created a bilingual website mandated by state lawmakers and pushed forward by the belief that farmers have a high suicide rate.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will review the status of seven threatened or endangered species in Washington state, including four types of pocket gophers found in only two westside counties.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources is exercising new authority given to him by lawmakers earlier this year by issuing an order potentially cutting off …

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife may have a pronghorn antelope management plan ready for public review by late fall or winter. Ranchers are wary of over population affecting fenc…

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SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — Vegetable grower Tony Wisdom figures that several years ago his farm walked away from a quarter-million-dollar investment, plus future earnings, because elk were uprooti…

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SALEM, Ore. — A fleet of about three dozen logging trucks converged on the state fairgrounds at 8 a.m. Wednesday as part of a demonstration by dozens of loggers, millers, truckers and their fa…

A northwest Washington dairy will test whether cow manure can be economically purified into water clean enough to put into a river to help salmon.

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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Trump administration for the 39th time last week, in this case to retain water-quality standards that the Washington Farm Bureau and other tra…

Cosmic Crisp, Washington State University’s new apple variety, will be sold for the first time in grocery stores in December and will also be offered in fresh-sliced snack packages by Crunch P…

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While parts of western Washington are already grappling with severe drought heading into the summer, Oregon appears to be in better shape — for now.

A wildfire the burned most of a state wildlife area but did minimal agricultural damage was four times larger than once reported.