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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists want to join a legal battle in opposition to off-road vehicle users who are trying to overturn U.S. protections for a type of imperiled bird found only along…

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — States that rely on a major river in the U.S. West are pushing for federal legislation to implement a plan to protect the water amid a prolonged drought.

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PHOENIX (AP) — A major Southern California water agency is trying to push the state through a final hurdle in joining a larger plan to preserve a key river in the U.S. West that serves 40 mill…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After successive years of devastating wildfires, California's fire agency announced a plan Tuesday that would dramatically increase the removal of dead trees and other for…

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Another federal deadline passed Monday for seven states in the U.S. West to wrap up work on a plan to ensure the drought-stricken Colorado River can deliver water to th…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Legendary Northern California vintner John Shafer, who was part of a generation that helped elevate sleepy Napa Valley into the international wine powerhouse it is today, …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Bankrupt Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, saying Thursday it is "probable" that one of its …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — State agricultural authorities are further restricting movement of birds as they work to eradicate virulent Newcastle disease from a large area of Southern California.

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GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Floodwaters that turned two Northern California wine country communities into islands reachable only by boat began receding Thursday as a rain-engorged river finally…

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GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two communities in Northern California's wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless d…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's enforcement chief is defending the Trump administration's work, despite a report by her own agency showing that civil and criminal crack…

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to water from a major Western river is using its power to demand federal funds to restore the state's …

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RIMINI, Mont. (AP) — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surr…

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by millions across the U.…

Plenty of rainfall through the end of last year and during January has boosted California’s water supplies to 105 percent of normal, painting a completely different picture from a year ago.

ANDERSON, Calif. — B.J. Macfarlane is following in his father’s footsteps in several different ways. Those include raising his children in a ranching lifestyle, working with cattle and managin…

Producers of Halos mandarins and fresh garlic, in California, have increased their minimum wages to $15 per hour perhaps pressuring wages in the Northwest.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky,…

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Costs associated with a deadly Northern California wildfire will likely be in the billions, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday as he returned to the town of…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, autho…

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Light rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating effort…

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spearheads an 11-state coalition joining the fight to overturn President Donald Trump’s downsizing of two national monuments in Utah, a court battle th…

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-ol…

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There’s a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The ai…

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as the state faces a looming deadline to manage expected shortages. The Central Arizona Proje…

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The potential magnitude of the wildfire disaster in Northern California escalated as officials raised the death toll to 63 and released a missing-persons list with 631 nam…

Western Oregon has a new authorized dealer for International Trucks and IC Bus after Peterson Trucks, based in San Leandro, Calif., acquired Brattain International earlier this month.

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise …

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California’s deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about …

PARIS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France’s “big tariffs” make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines to the French.

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify vi…

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 — matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history …

LE GRANDE, Calif. — There is a touch of Italian heritage in Marc Marchini’s primary crop.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fatal cougar attack has reignited debates over hound hunting and cougar management in Oregon. Groups of Oregonians, particularly hound hunters, say that Oregon’s cougar…