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Mayor returns home to try to lift town plagued by poverty
Rey Leon represents a trend of homegrown activists becoming leaders in the San Joaquin Valley, where agriculture and oil industries have long influenced politics.

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California winds easing, wildfire risk narrowing
Pacific Gas & Electric said it expected to restore power Tuesday to the last of about 60,000 Northern California customers.
Idaho owes about $20 million for 2018 wildfire season
Idaho will owe about $20 million in firefighting costs for the 2018 wildfire season
Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day
How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Man survives grizzly bear attack in Montana wilderness
A roughly 500-pound grizzly bear attacked a Hayden, Idaho, man, and the man lived to tell about it
Power switched off in Northern California amid fire fears
Northern California's biggest utility has shut off power to tens of thousands of customers to prevent wildfires amid rising winds and official warnings of extreme fire danger
Washington lands commissioner rolls out $55 million fire plan
Washington lands commissioner rolls out $55 million fire plan
Washington lands commissioner proposes $55 million package to battle wildfires
Oregonian’s 2,170-pound pumpkin wins contest
Oregonian’s 2,170-pound pumpkin wins contest
The U.S. record was set just last month when a grower in New Hampshire produced a pumpkin weighing more than 2,500 pounds.
California wildfire victims say cleanup crews added to woes
Homeowners said workers dug too deep and took too much dirt from their lots.
Eastern Oregon hunt raffle to benefit OSU ag scholarship
Eastern Oregon hunt raffle to benefit OSU ag scholarship
Landowner Woody Wolfe is raffling Land Owner Preference elk, buck and doe tags issued through Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to fund a scholarship for a Wallowa County high school graduate majoring in agriculture.
Grizzly bear killed by hunting guide in northern Wyoming
There are more bears roaming the Wyoming landscape, resulting in more conflicts with humans over the past decade.

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