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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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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
World spot-market price for raw sugar near three-year low
World spot-market price for raw sugar near three-year low
The situation has little short-term impact on Southern Idaho and southeastern Oregon sugar beet growers.
WDFW offers blueprint for managing Blue Mountains elk
WDFW offers blueprint for managing Blue Mountains elk
WDFW circulates plan to increase Blue Mountains elk herd
Vale BLM sets Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp
Vale BLM sets Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp
Completion paves way for working in the 2019 wildfire season.
US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states
We’re Putting More Homes On Wild Lands And In The Path Of Wildfires
Wildfire risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
Oregon co-op launches first optical sorting line for pears
Oregon co-op launches first optical sorting line for pears
Diamond Fruit Growers, of Hood River, Ore., has invested in the first ever optical sorting line designed specifically for pears.
Youth movement keeps blueberry farm going
Youth movement keeps blueberry farm going
A 550-acre blueberry farm near Umpqua, Ore., hires 180 high school and college students to sort, pack and ship its crop.

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