STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Still wondering about that GE wheat?
It was a really big deal, at least in some circles, when genetically engineered wheat was found in an Oregon field on May 3, 2013. Even a lot of folks outside agriculture were interested in what the f... Posted on 9/26/14 at 3:53 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Peace: The Story of This Painting
The story of the painting,Peace, by Steve Henderson atStart Your Week with Steve.
Wallowa Lake in Joseph, OR, is a place of quiet beauty and awe. In the 19th century, Young Chief Joseph of the Nez ... Posted on 7/15/14 at 1:18 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS Poll finds people in Ill., Conn., most likely to move
It's an undeniable fact that our entire region needs more people. Nearly every industry is experiencing labor shortages that, in some cases, are impacting businesses' ability to meet demand for their ... Posted on 4/30/14 at 3:09 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Oregon Cold
The weather has certainly been cold in recent days, but locally, we have been nowhere near any record low. The record lows this time of year tend to be in the -30 to -25 degree range. One state that h... Posted on 12/12/13 at 8:48 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. - Crowds counted down the minutes to midnight then lit up joints as smoking marijuana became legal in Oregon on Wednesday, part of a growing legalization movement spreading down the United States' west coast.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Hundreds of bumblebees have been found dead in downtown Portland during the past two weeks, prompting agriculture officials in Oregon to investigate whether the die-offs may be connected to other bee deaths reported across the country over recent years.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a drought emergency on Monday in three southern and central Oregon counties, expanding upon earlier drought declarations the Democrat made in March, as the state faces record low snowpack levels.
SAN FRANCISCO — The federal government has declared a natural disaster area in the California-Oregon border region in an effort to bring relief to farmers and ranchers stricken by an ongoing drought, the U.S. Agriculture Department announced Thursday.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Conservation groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop federal wildlife agents from carrying out a state order to destroy a pair of wolves that are blamed for killing cattle in northeastern Oregon.
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s new ban on most field burning takes effect this summer. How-ever, grass seed farmers and environmental lawyers are still sparring over how to determine who’s entitled to a burn permit out of a small allotment for farmers facing extreme economic hardship.
EUGENE, Ore. — As farmer Jim Evonuk walked through his muddy field of strawberries on Seavey Loop Road last week, stomping through puddles between rows, a steady drizzle falling from a steel-gray sky turned suddenly into a pelting downpour, sending Evonuk to the shelter of his barn.
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