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Hot Water Killing Sockeye Salmon In Columbia River

I am an avid fisherman. When the sockeye salmon started returning from the ocean I was beyond ecstatic! But Mother Nature has a different plan for the sockeyes other than being caught for food! The water in the Columbia River is so hot this summer that a lot of the fish are dying.

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Legalizing Marijuana

SEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinking about it are gathering in Washington state for meetings focused largely on one question: How do we know if it's working?

Organizers say it's crucial to get a better handle on what data are being collected about the impacts of legalization and to consider what further research is needed

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Potential Increase U.S. Ag and Food Sales to Cuba; Sweet Sunrise and Columbia Star Two New Berries

The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on the potential to increase U.S. ag and food sales to Cuba by lifting the trade embargo on Tuesday. Senate Ag Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow says ag sales to Cuba are a way to rebuild trust between the U.S. and Cuba. Ver

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Mexico Sets New Import Restrictions; U.S. Cattlemen’s Decides Not to Sign

Mexico and other major countries have imposed new import restrictions at the end of last week after the H5N2 strain of avian influenza was found in the heart of America’s poultry region. Arkansas, Misso

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Snowpack Declining; EPA’s Air Quality Standards Restrictions

Due to warmer temperatures last month, snowpack in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada have further declined. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Hydrologist Cara McCarthy says nearly one-third of SNOTEL sites in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada are reporting the lowest snowpack ever measured and -- for the first time -- some snow sites were snow-free on March 1. McCarthy says t

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Oregon barely beat WSU on Sept. 20.
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O So Close: Cougars Give Oregon All They Can Handle

PULLMAN (AP) -- Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

Devon Allen and Keanon Lowe each had two touchdown receptions for Oregon (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12), which has won eight straight games against Washington State

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Man Killed After Exchanging Fire With Police in Oregon

Oregon State Police say a male motorist who was pulled over on Interstate 84 east of The Dalles shot and wounded a state trooper Thursday.

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Prosser Teen Dead After Rollover Accident

Police say a teenager from Washington State died Saturday in a rollover crash that injured six others near Chiloquin, Ore.

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Yakima-Area Residents Implicated in Cockfighting

A federal grand jury has indicted 18 defendants on various charges in connection with a cockfighting operation in Irrigon, Oregon

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13 Pounds of Marijuana Found in the Truck of a Yakima Man’s Car During a Traffic Stop

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say they found 13 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a car driven by a Washington state man near Klamath Falls. The driver, Samuel Alcalan of Yakima, Wash

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