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Sage Grouse Stays Off Endangered List, Immigration Key Issue in Election

  • Representative Cory Gardner of Colorado has introduced the Sage Grouse Protection and Conservation Act which would prohibit the federal government from listing sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act as long as states prepare and carry out plans to protect the species within their borders.

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Meeting Planned to Discuss Trails in Yakima County

Yakima County is looking for public input to help create a countywide system of interconnected trails for public use.

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Beekeepers See Positive Numbers, Scholarships for Equine Students

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Biodiesel Production Troubled, Protecting Agricultural Workers

  • Six senators held a press conference yesterday with biodiesel producers as the National Biodiesel Board released a survey of 54 biodiesel producers showing nearly 80 percent have reduced production this year.

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Toppenish Wildlife Refuge Welcomes Home Thousands of Birds

The weather is warmer and it's time for thousands of birds to make their way home to Washington. Welcoming them home is a special event Saturday at the Toppenish Wildlife Refuge. An event that is unique to Yakima County.

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Fish Have Returned to Wanapum Dam, But Still Waiting on Tourists

Investigators said they still do not know what caused the massive crack in Wanapum Dam or how to fix it, but one thing that is back on track is the fish migration around the dam.

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Ag Secretary Says Renewable Energy Creates Jobs, Food Availability Concerns

  • Developing renewable energy presents an enormous economic opportunity for rural America according to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack.

    Vilsack says new funding provided through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program will help farmers, ranchers and rural small business owners incorporate renewable energy and energy efficiency technology into their operations while creating jobs and helping America become more energy independent.

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Work Begins on Tiger Marts

Yakima city crews are working this spring and summer to clean up four former Tiger Marts owned by the city.

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Farmland Film Debuts, Oregon Discussing Used Grains

  • The Film Farmland premiered last Thursday at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

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Government Program Open Trade Markets, Fish Passing Through Wanapum

  • The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service has helped more than 60 U.S. Ag organizations expand commercial export markets for American products through the Market Access Program.

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