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SW Idaho farmers struggle with tight labor market

Farming operations in the Treasure Valley area of southwestern Idaho are having a hard time finding workers and many are having to increase hours and pay to get by. 11 more words

Capital Press

Drug courts offer offenders a lifeline

 If it’s Thursday morning inside the Payette County Courthouse, chances are about even that Drug Court is in session inside the District Courtroom.

On this particular Thursday an unusually small number of Drug Court clients are scattered throughout the bench seating in the main audience section, while at least nine other clients are occupying most of the chairs in the jury box. 12 more words

Ontario Argus Observer

Represented: Oregon-Idaho Border - OPB

We travel to far Eastern Oregon, where for many businesses, it’s hard not to think the grass is greener on the other side of the border … in Idaho. 40 more words

Oregon Legislature

These Oregon businesses choose to rebuild in Idaho

For some of them, reasons go beyond a damaging winter.

Third-generation farmer Shay Myers thought his onion-packing sheds would be OK through last winter, even as other Malheur County buildings were collapsing under the weight of epic, heavy snow. 51 more words

Bend Bulletin

After Damaging Winter, Oregon Businesses Choose to Rebuild in Idaho

Third-generation farmer Shay Myers thought his onion-packing sheds would be OK through last winter, even as other Malheur County buildings were collapsing under the weight of epic, heavy snow. 43 more words

Oregon Legislature

Efforts grow to preserve farmland across the West

With development pressure in Idaho’s fast-growing Treasure Valley area picking up, farmland is disappearing rapidly in some areas. A growing number of groups and individuals are trying to find ways to stem the loss. 81 more words

Capital Press

Oregon’s wolf management plan may come to resemble Idaho’s

Idaho has seven times as many wolves and allows hunting and trapping in addition to “lethal control” for livestock and ungulate losses.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission heard from dozens of people with diametrically opposed views when it took its wolf plan review on the road to hearings in Klamath Falls and Portland this spring.

Source: Capital Press

Capital Press