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Our opinion on the Obama immigration executive actions before the Supreme Court.
Earlier this month the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case challenging President Obama’s executive actions regarding illegal immigration.We believe the court should find against the president.Late in 2014, the president issued executive orders temporarily lifting the threat of deportation
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Mexico's tariffs on Washington apples may reach a crossroads in early June. Exports are down 36 percent because of the tariffs but more so due to strong prices and a strong dollar versus the peso.
YAKIMA, Wash. — Mexico may decide the future of its temporary tariffs on Washington apples in early June. The nation could end the tariffs or extend them for five years, said Fred Scarlett, manager of Northwest Fruit Exporters, a nonprofit corporation in Yakima that manages export procedures
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EPA documents show the agency was aware and provided directions for conceiving and executing the What's Upstream campaign.
A little more than a month ago, What’s Upstream was an obscure political advocacy campaign backed by Environmental Protection Agency money, a Washington state Indian tribe and a handful of environmental groups.Today, the campaign has been condemned by one-third of the U.S. House as an attack
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Drop in wheat acreage impacts commission's promotion and research budget.
Decreasing wheat acreage over the past couple years poses some complications for the Oregon Wheat Commission as it puts together its 2016-17 budget.Meeting at Oregon State University’s Hyslop Farm on April 25, commission members approved a proposed budget that attempts to balance research fun
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Utilities urge farmers to watch out for power lines.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho — Officials with Idaho Power are reminding farm workers to use caution while working around overhead power lines in the wake of an April 18 accident that seriously injured a 31-year-old woman.The female farm worker remains in critical condition after being shocked while m
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Washington, Oregon finish half of spraying to stop gypsy moths in Portland, Seattle.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture’s spring offensive against gypsy moths passed the halfway point Tuesday, with a second pesticide application over a densely populated Seattle neighborhood.Meanwhile, the Oregon Department of Agriculture made the second of three passes over Portla
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Washington FFA'ers get ready for convention.
ROSALIA, Wash. — Rosalia High School sophomore Collin Pittmann’s hard work all comes down to this.Pittmann will compete against other students from across the state in the prepared public speaking career development event at the Washington FFA state convention May 12-14 in Pullman, Was
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A good snowpack year has made a significant difference for farmers who depend on the Owyhee Reservoir for their irrigation water.
ONTARIO, Ore. — Farmers who depend on the Owyhee Reservoir will receive more irrigation water in 2016 than they have the past two years combined.As a result, they are planting more high-water — and more lucrative — crops such as corn, sugar beets and onions, which they cut back
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Idaho ag gives Oregon farmers "101" course on FDA's produce safety rules.
ONTARIO, Ore. — Idaho and Oregon farmers were given an overview of FDA’s new Food Safety Modernization Act rules April 26 during a meeting hosted by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.FDA’s produce safety rule will require farmers who grow fruits and vegetables that are c
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Ranchers get equipment to help attack wildfires.
BOISE — The Idaho Department of Lands delivered four wildland firefighting engines and five “slip-in” units to five of the state’s six Rangeland Fire Protection Associations April 25.The type 6 engines are light, mobile four-wheel drive vehicles that can hold 300 gallons
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While endangered bull trout doesn't occupy the habitat, advocates seek to limit grazing on allotments anyway.
Medford, Ore. — Environmentalists want to limit cattle grazing along Oregon’s Sprague and Sycan rivers to protect bull trout habitat that the threatened species doesn’t actually occupy.Despite the fish’s absence, environmentalists have asked a federal judge to invalidate
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California counts twins in state FFA leadership team.
FRESNO, Calif. — California FFA’s newly elected state officer team promised the more than 5,000 students attending the organization’s state convention that they’ll put plenty of passion and energy into the coming year.The slate of new officers announced April 26 includes
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