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Washington Legislature passes Hirst bill
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Washington Legislature passes Hirst bill
Senate and House then pass 'very fragile' Hirst bill

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SW Washington berry farmer remembered as leader, mentor
SW Washington berry farmer remembered as leader, mentor
Washington berry grower Jerry Dobbins dies at 77.
Washington, Idaho officials say saving roadkill makes sense
Under a law passed last year, Oregon will begin allowing permit holders to salvage roadkill in 2019.
Five hopefuls vie for Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador
Five hopefuls vie for Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador
The 2018 finalists include Stephanie Breazile of Linn and Benton Counties, Donata Doornenbal of Marion County, Rachel Jenck of Tillamook, Megan Sprute of Washington County and Jessica Monroe of Yamhill County.
Standoff rancher draws advocates’ ire, supporters’ cheers
To conservative followers, the plainspoken 71-year-old Cliven Bundy is an icon, but conservation advocates characterize Bundy as an outlaw.
Feds to pause killing of beavers after threat of lawsuit
Wildlife Services killed more than 400 beavers in Oregon in 2016 as part of a federal effort to control damage to agricultural fields, timber land and roadways.
Judge Orders Malheur Occupation Leader Ryan Payne Back Into Custody In Oregon
Payne pleaded guilty to conspiracy, a felony, in July 2016, before the refuge trial began.
Search goes on for Calif. mudslide victims; death toll at 17
Search goes on for Calif. mudslide victims; death toll at 17
Hundreds of rescue workers are slogging through knee-deep ooze and using long poles to probe for bodies as the search drags on for victims of the mudslides that slammed the Southern California town of Montecito
Coalition aims to bridge ‘digital divide’
Coalition aims to bridge ‘digital divide’
Connect Americans Now, which launched Jan. 2, is building partnerships across the country to bring high-speed internet to rural America.
Rancher: States, not feds, should manage range lands in West
Cliven Bundy appears to relish the return to the public eye after being set free from federal custody Monday for the first time since early 2016.
Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; search goes on
Most of the deaths occurred in and around Montecito, a wealthy enclave of about 9,000 people northwest of Los Angeles.

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