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The odds favor a wet and cool winter in Washington and most of Idaho and Oregon, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.

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The slaughterhouse is planned northeast of downtown Carson City and southeast of the airport. Homes closest to the property include a mobile home park to the west and a neighborhood to the south.

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Destructive California wildfires driven by intense winds caused damage at two mobile home parks, destroying some trailers, and one person suffered burns, officials said.

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The Biden administration continues to defend the Trump administration’s decision to remove wolves from the endangered species list, even as it evaluates whether hunting in Idaho and Montana ar…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will soon ban the sale of new gas-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers, a move aimed at curbing emissions from a category of small engines on pace to produ…

Capay Mills, produces dozens of heritage and varietal wheat flours and mills corn for polenta, grits and cornmeal, along with non-wheat flours such as barley, millet, rye and buckwheat. All ar…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters and numerous studies credit intensive forest thinning projects with helping save communities like those recently threatened near Lake Tahoe in California…

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A bill that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday adds legal protections for private landowners and those who manage the blazes by raising the legal standard for seeking wildfire suppres…

Although individual nuts are smaller due to widespread drought, this year's overall pistachio crop is the second-largest on record because of high acreage.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — California highway officials say they will close three mountain passes near the Nevada line between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park on Thursday as a precaution ahead of…

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An endangered gray wolf that traveled at least 1,000 miles from Oregon to California's Central Coast before his tracking collar stopped giving signals in the spring may still be alive and roam…

Oregon's senators are among seven Western Democrats who say they are including steps to counter climate change in the federal budget resolution and other measures pending before Congress.

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The Biden administration said Wednesday it will review the status of northern Rocky Mountain wolves, potentially restoring federal protection to wolves in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and the easte…

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An agricultural coalition headed by the American Farm Bureau this week asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to allow it to oppose a lawsuit seeking to return federal protections to all …

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BOISE — Larger wildfires and longer seasons mean the U.S. must invest more in wildfire management and rural communities, President Joe Biden said during a Sept. 13 visit to the National Intera…

The risk of big wildfires will remain above normal in parts of Northern California, Oregon, Washington and the Northern Great Basin as fall unfolds, the National Interagency Fire Center predicts.

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As winegrape harvest approaches and wildfires rip across the West, Washington State University scientists are conducting new research to help growers prepare for — and combat — smoke exposure.

The National Interagency Fire Center’s National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group has requested the Department of Defense to send about 200 active-duty Army soldiers, plus command and support staff.

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International demand returned in 2021 after falling in 2020 on COVID-19 impacts, but shipping problems and tight U.S. supplies continued to limit exports.

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Hay, feed and other donations from across the state arrived Aug. 14 to assist those same producers who received no irrigation water this summer, as well as victims of the 413,717-acre Bootleg …

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The risk of large fires will remain high through November in much of the West thanks to widespread drought, dry fuels and above-normal temperatures.

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The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded more than $1.1 million in grants for 11 small businesses that address food safety, processing, and nutrition issues. Four are …