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Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California’s housing struggles
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Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California’s housing struggles
The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike

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Grizzly bear captured, relocated after wandering into garage
Grizzly bear captured, relocated after wandering into garage
Montana wildlife officials tranquilized and relocated a 900-pound grizzly bear that wandered onto the Birch Creek Hutterite Colony south of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation
Vegetable-packing house to pay $525K in misconduct suit
A Grant County vegetable-packing house will pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the state attorney general alleging a supervisor groped, propositioned and retaliated against female workers over a period of years
Fall Forage Festival set for Corvallis
Fall Forage Festival set for Corvallis
The two-day event, scheduled for Nov. 16-17 in Corvallis, Ore., is a first.
Willamette Valley winemakers help S. Oregon vineyards
Willamette Valley winemakers help S. Oregon vineyards
Willamette Valley winemakers have purchased 140 tons of grapes from Southern Oregon that were rejected by a Napa Valley winery over concerns about smoke taint caused by wildfires.
Idaho potato, grain, dairy farm files for bankruptcy protection
Idaho potato, grain, dairy farm files for bankruptcy protection
potato
Forage reserve for displaced animals progresses in E. Idaho
Forage reserve for displaced animals progresses in E. Idaho
“We know there is a need, but developing a forage reserve isn’t easy.”
Yakima hotel transforms into farmworker housing
Yakima hotel transforms into farmworker housing
A large Yakima hotel has been mostly converted into farmworker housing and owners foresee it meeting more need as use of foreign guestworkers continues to grow.
Judge denies injunction against 500-acre logging project
Judge denies injunction against 500-acre logging project
Environmentalists have failed to win an injunction against a 500-acre logging project in Oregon’s Umpqua National Forest.
Nunhems USA seeks Idaho DEQ approval for recycled-water plan
Project area includes buffer zones between irrigation site and sources of ground water and drinking water.
Food safety course will prepare participants for certification
The one-day workshop will be held in Idaho Falls and Twin Falls in early November.

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Oregon

Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
Officials did not discuss specific work that the administration aims to speed up for any of the projects.
Fall Forage Festival set for Corvallis
The two-day event, scheduled for Nov. 16-17 in Corvallis, Ore., is a first.
Willamette Valley winemakers help S. Oregon vineyards
Judge denies injunction against 500-acre logging project
Oregon ‘cottage food’ law showing benefits

Washington

Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
Officials did not discuss specific work that the administration aims to speed up for any of the projects.
Vegetable-packing house to pay $525K in misconduct suit
A Grant County vegetable-packing house will pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the state attorney general alleging a supervisor groped,...
Yakima hotel transforms into farmworker housing
‘Non-failure emergency’ lifted at Priest Rapids Dam
BLM Oregon-Washington state director headed to Colorado

Idaho

Idaho potato, grain, dairy farm files for bankruptcy protection
potato
Forage reserve for displaced animals progresses in E. Idaho
“We know there is a need, but developing a forage reserve isn’t easy.”
Nunhems USA seeks Idaho DEQ approval for recycled-water plan
Food safety course will prepare participants for certification
Jensen, Cornelison, appointed to Idaho Potato Commission

California

Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California’s housing struggles
The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike
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...
Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
California winds easing, wildfire risk narrowing
Power switched off in Northern California amid fire fears

Montana

Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring
The uncertainty over the leadership over the inspector general’s office at Interior comes as Zinke is under investigation on other fronts,...
Grizzly bear captured, relocated after wandering into garage
Montana wildlife officials tranquilized and relocated a 900-pound grizzly bear that wandered onto the Birch Creek Hutterite Colony south of the...
Attorney general issues opinion on conservation easement
New mining claims banned on public land near Yellowstone
Montana Hemp farmer harvests first crop after water battle

Nevada

Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
Officials did not discuss specific work that the administration aims to speed up for any of the projects.
Nevada board recommends $3.8M more to fight wildfires
The Nevada Board of Examiners has recommended approval of an additional $3.8 million to cover the cost of fighting wildfires this past summer
Federal officials planning expansion at Pocatello air base
Arizona officials look to reach Colorado River drought deal