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The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will consider a ban on new mining on large expanses of public lands in Western states to protect a struggling bird species, the greater sage grouse.

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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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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money in two separate payments, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Monday, with state official…

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Nutritious foods including fruits and vegetables, proteins, dairy and whole grains account for more than 85% of the supply, and half the fruits and vegetables distributed are fresh.

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Two environment groups want a federal appeals court to rule that Idaho’s Clean Water Act permit regulations for dairies and feedlots unlawfully fail to monitor for pollutants.

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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.

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Organizers of the Trailing of the Sheep Festival are planning a new permanent monument to honor the sheep industry, ranchers, herders and their 150-plus years of history in the Wood River Vall…

Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman on April 30 issued an order predicting 40,500-acre-foot shortfall to senior-priority surface water rights in the Eastern Snake Plain …

The agency authorized the Hanna Flats project in 2018 without undertaking an environmental analysis, finding it’s “categorically excluded” from such review because it’s aimed at preventing ins…

While many areas have been dry, rain and cold in other locations has impacted planting, which remains mostly on or ahead of schedule.

An April 24 event at his 32-acre Nyssa, Ore., asparagus field drew individuals and families as well as representatives of food banks, church groups, and organizations that advocate for older p…

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Market watchers do see a positive impact from the trade deal, in effect since January of last year, but point out the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated matters.

The Chobani Harvest Helpers project is a first-of-its-kind donation of fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the quarter-acre garden on the company’s Twin Falls plant.

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The climate for the Northwest and most of the contiguous U.S. has become slightly warmer in the past decade, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Tuesday.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Saturday signed legislation making it more difficult to get initiatives or referendums on ballots in what is widely seen as an attempt to stop a m…