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Eugene, Oregon, recognized as a bee-friendly city
An environmental group dedicated to protecting bees has given Eugene a Bee City USA designation

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US firms to Trump: Don’t raise tariffs on more Chinese goods
Trump’s proposed tariffs of 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods could kick in as early as next month.
Proposed Wyoming wind farm could power Colorado cities
A proposed wind energy project in southern Wyoming could provide power to more than 70,000 homes in several communities in northern Colorado
‘Most ancient’ solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar
Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found."
Life returns to BLM land burned by 2012 Cave Canyon Fire
Life returns to BLM land burned by 2012 Cave Canyon Fire
On the evening of Aug. 5, 2012, a bolt of lightning shot from the clouds, striking the northeastern edge of the South Hills
Fixing The Willamette’s Toxic Algae Problem Could Start At Ross Island
The lagoon at Ross Island has created severe blooms four out of the last five years.
Portland Water Bureau Has Location, Technology In Mind For New Filtration Plant
The preferred site for the plant is a 95 acre parcel of land roughly halfway between Gresham and the Bull Run Watershed.
Federal Officials Outline New Plan To Lower Wildfire Risk
New strategy would also make use of technological advances, like remote sensing, fire simulation tools and mapping technologies.
Cougar fatally shot after killing sheep, turkey near Bend
A farmer near Bend shot and killed a cougar earlier after it killed two Shetland sheep and a turkey on his property
Judge ordered to reconsider whether fish should be protected
A federal appeals court says the U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental factors when it decided against designating a Montana fish as a threatened or endangered species
Report: Weak farm economy leading to fewer farm loans
More farm loan applications are being rejected in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states in reaction to weak farm commodity prices and income