local | Agriculture | News | NW Life | Environment | EconomyNorthwest News Network | Oct. 21, 2016 8:15 p.m.
Many Washington and Idaho wheat farmers are struggling this year because of a weird crop problem. Researchers at the USDA’s Western Wheat Quality Lab at Washington State University in Pullman are looking into it.
Sustainability | Land | Food | Agriculture | News | Economy | Business | Nation | ScienceCapital Press | Oct. 21, 2016 9:17 a.m.
A full water allotment for the fist time in four years has made a huge difference for farmers in Oregon and Idaho who depend on the Owyhee Reservoir to irrigate their crops.
Climate change | Fish & Wildlife | Recreation | Food | News | Nation | Water | NW Life | Economy | AgricultureEast Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.
Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.
Recreation | Agriculture | News | Nation | Business | Uncategorized | EconomyOPB | Oct. 18, 2016 12:14 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
The sale of recreational marijuana continues to be brisk in Oregon. The state Department of Revenue says it collected just over $40 million in taxes on legal pot through the end of September. The money will be distributed to schools, law enforcement and drug treatment programs.
The critical audit comes after two whistleblowers accused the Bureau of Reclamation and a local water authority of misusing public funds.
Land | local | Agriculture | News | Environment | Business | FoodThe Roseburg News Review | Oct. 9, 2016 11:50 a.m. | Roseburg, Oregon
Harvest is underway for wine grape growers in the Umpqua Valley, many of whom have been picking their grapes earlier than usual.
Federal land managers have made little progress in recovering damaged rangelands across the West and in clearing the many backlogged acres that have never been studied for ecological health.
A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.
Climate change | Agriculture | News | Nation | Water | Environment | World | Pacific Ocean | NW Life | ScienceAP | Sept. 30, 2016 8:12 a.m.
A new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from seabirds to sea lions.