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Bellinger re-elected to Westland Irrigation District board
Bellinger re-elected to Westland Irrigation District board
Incumbent Jack Bellinger was re-elected to the Westland Irrigation District board of directors, defeating challenger Ray Vogt.

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No quick Hirst fix, Farm Bureau told
No quick Hirst fix, Farm Bureau told
The Hirst water decision won’t be resolved any time soon and Republicans can’t expect to Democrats to join them for a governing coalition in the Legislature, an observer tells the Farm Bureau convention.
Corps takes another look at stored Willamette River Basin water
Corps takes another look at stored Willamette River Basin water
How much water does Willamette Valley agriculture want? More than was suggested in a proposed reallocation of the river basin’s stored water, the Oregon Farm Bureau says.
Idaho tops 100,000 acre-feet in fall recharge
Idaho tops 100,000 acre-feet in fall recharge
Idaho water officials say the state has already conducted 100,000 acre-feet of fall recharge, and plenty of water still remains to be injected into the aquifer under the state program.
Rural areas at risk as water levels drop in massive aquifer
The draining of a massive aquifer that underlies portions of eight states is drying up streams, causing fish to disappear and threatening the livelihood of farmers who rely on it to water their crops
Researcher: Farmers will warm to climate challenge
Researcher: Farmers will warm to climate challenge
WSU researcher optimistic farmers can adapt to climate change
Discovery Farms provide water quality data for Minnesota
Discovery Farms is a program created in Minnesota in 2010 to gain accurate data on real farm conditions
La Nina picks up staying power, climatologists report
La Nina picks up staying power, climatologists report
NOAA upgrades chances La Nina will make Northwest winter cold and wet
House approves bill to expand hydropower
The Republican-controlled House has approved a bill aimed at speeding up hydropower projects. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state, would define hydropower as renewable energy and streamline the way projects are licensed.
Water policy change concerns Upper Snake storage holders
Water policy change concerns Upper Snake storage holders
An upcoming contested case within the Idaho Department of Water Resources will address the state’s long-time practice of curtailing junior irrigators who use natural flows late in the season to prioritize refilling Upper Snake reservoirs, even in...
GOP yields control of Washington Senate; Hirst talks go on
GOP yields control of Washington Senate; Hirst talks go on
Democrats win control of Washington Senate

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