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Two more Oregon counties in drought
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Two more Oregon counties in drought
Baker and Douglas counties are the latest to receive an emergency drought declaration from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.

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Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change
Defunct Oregon beef packer seeks to pay out $600,000
Defunct Oregon beef packer seeks to pay out $600,000
Bartels Packing, a defunct Oregon meat company, wants to pay out more than $600,000 in trust claims to livestock suppliers.
Boise Project manages user growth in SW Idaho water system
Boise Project manages user growth in SW Idaho water system
Project operates, maintains a nearly 1,500-mile network of canals, laterals and drains servicing about 165,000 acres.
Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that marijuana will be legal nationwide on Oct. 17.
Oregon energy regulators to consider new solar rules
Oregon energy regulators to consider new solar rules
New regulations may be considered for multiple solar projects in Oregon that “functionally aggregate” to operate as one facility.
Congress considers new hope for hemp
Congress considers new hope for hemp
Congress may make versatile crop legal after decades in the shadow of marijuana.
Research identifies mastitis-prone cows
Research identifies mastitis-prone cows
Metabolites in the blood can identify cows that begin milk production early and are prone to mastitis, according to an Oregon State University researcher.
Scenic designation for Nehalem River raises concerns
Scenic designation for Nehalem River raises concerns
Restrictions associated with a potential “scenic” designation for 17.5 miles of the Nehalem river could impact forestry and agriculture.
Contempt sought for ex-employee in trade secrets dispute
Contempt sought for ex-employee in trade secrets dispute
Omnigen Research, which produces livestock nutrition additives, wants a former employee cited for contempt of court in a trade secrets lawsuit.
Washington cherry harvest off to good start
Washington cherry harvest off to good start
Dodging a few rain showers and with good quality, strong prices and apparent adequate numbers of pickers — Washington cherry harvest is off to a pleasant start.

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