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BOISE — Wildlife advocates on Thursday petitioned federal officials to restore federal protections for gray wolves throughout the West after Idaho and Montana passed laws intended to drastical…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become smarter in how they prepare.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Young salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off …

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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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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.

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.

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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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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…

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Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the U.S. West and struggling to contain wildfires, the largest burning in California and Oregon, as another heat wave baked the region,…

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Forecasters are predicting that the odds favor a La Nina forming next fall, a climate phenomenon linked to large snowpacks and good irrigation seasons in most Northwest basins.

Once the machine identifies a weed, two knives close together on the row to kill it and then open again to make way for the crop.

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Despite the industry facing COVID-19 limitations, tariffs and port challenges over the past year, increased consumer demand for almonds has led to an all-time high volume of shipments.

As drought conditions deepen across the West, farmers and ranchers in four states can apply for $41.8 million in federal aid to preserve the health of their working lands.

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Klamath Project irrigators Grant Knoll and Dan Nielsen bought property next to the headgates in April for $30,000 and have set up camp on the site. 

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Warm, dry conditions mean the potential for significant fires — burning acreage above long-term medians — this month is expected to increase to above normal for portions of southern and centra…

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Two Klamath Project irrigators with ties to activist Ammon Bundy have purchased property located next to the headgates of the “A” Canal in Klamath Falls, which would normally deliver water to …

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Experts forecast a large California cherry crop and an about-average Pacific Northwest crop, according to the second round of industry estimates released this week. Demand looks strong.

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Farmers across California and Oregon are making difficult decisions: tearing out acreage, replacing water-dependent crops with crops that can thrive on dryland and leaving land fallow.

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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation shut down the Project's A Canal for the entire irrigation season May 12 in response to worsening conditions — allotting zero surface water from Upper Klamath Lak…

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State fairs are making a comeback in 2021 across the Pacific Northwest, though they may look a bit different than years past. 

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A few days before Mother's Day, growers across California and Oregon said they were overwhelmed with orders. With COVID restrictions loosening, many anticipate big sales for events this summer.