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Idaho groundwater users give lawmakers, libraries Swan Falls book
Courtesy of Jim Jones
Idaho groundwater users give lawmakers, libraries Swan Falls book
Idaho groundwater users have purchased copies of a book by former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones on the historic Swan Falls Agreement to give to state lawmakers and libraries.

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Fire 50 percent contained at Washington state tourism spot
Hundreds of firefighters and other responders were able to make progress on the initial fire and two related spot fires.
Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Two years after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon, some vineyards in the state's hyper-fertile region along the California border are trying their hand at pot farming
Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and other interests have been urging BLM for years to allow sales of wild horses.
Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries
Retired professor used seeds developed at UC Davis without gaining the university’s permission.
Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad
Reduction in varroa mites, a lethal parasite, is likely the main cause of the improvement.
Timber company plans lawsuit over Elliott Forest
Lone Rock Timber Management Company was the sole bidder for the 82,500-acre forest, which was on sale for $220 million
New state law boosts Idaho recharge totals
New state law boosts Idaho recharge totals
Idaho water users say a new state law helped them recharge more water in the aquifer during a big water year.
Repair work begins at damaged California spillway
Crews aim to replace the lower portion of the spillway by Nov. 1.
Oregon’s Starker Forests names new president and CEO
Jake Gibbs comes to the company from another family business, Lone Rock Timber Management.
Idaho wine industry says Boise catering rule causes headaches
Idaho wine industry says Boise catering rule causes headaches
Idaho Wine Commission members say they might turn to the Idaho Legislature to fix an issue that is causing problems for wineries that want to serve wine by the glass at public events in Boise, the state’s largest city.

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Oregon

Freeze damage shows up in Washington, Oregon blackberries
Oregon and Washington blackberry crops expected to be reduced by cold damage
EO Media Group assumes management of Northwest Ag Show
Longtime mangers Amy and Mike Patrick, and Jim and Shirley Heater, the show’s founders, will continue to work with the show.
More invasive green crabs found near Sequim
Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter

Washington

Freeze damage shows up in Washington, Oregon blackberries
Oregon and Washington blackberry crops expected to be reduced by cold damage
More invasive green crabs found near Sequim
Staff with Washington Sea Grant’s Crab Team say some scientists regard the green crab as one of the worst invasive species on the planet.
Fire 50 percent contained at Washington state tourism spot
Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter

Idaho

Idaho groundwater users give lawmakers, libraries Swan Falls book
Idaho groundwater users have purchased copies of a book by former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones on the historic Swan Falls Agreement to give...
Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Two years after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon, some vineyards in the state's hyper-fertile region along the California border...
Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad
New state law boosts Idaho recharge totals
Idaho wine industry says Boise catering rule causes headaches

California

More invasive green crabs found near Sequim
Staff with Washington Sea Grant’s Crab Team say some scientists regard the green crab as one of the worst invasive species on the planet.
Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Two years after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon, some vineyards in the state's hyper-fertile region along the California border...
Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter
Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries
Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

Montana

Monument size a concern as feds review status
New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association urged President Donald Trump to eliminate certain large-scale national monuments.
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
In a pen surrounded by 8-foot-high fences, at a research station by the side of a winding canyon road in southeast Wyoming, stand seven elk that are...
White wolf was shot; $5,000 reward offered
Wet Montana weather makes prescribed forest fires difficult

Nevada

Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and other interests have been urging BLM for years to allow sales of wild horses.
Nevada marijuana businesses prepping for recreation sales
The early rollout will make Nevada the fifth state with an operational recreational market.
Arizona farm kept workers in squalor, didn’t fully pay
Democrats eye minimum wage backup
Senate Democrats advance pot tax competing with governor’s