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Imagine for a moment that you have a new job. You are to manage an alpha predator, known to be one of the most efficient and voracious hunters in the wild. This predator doesn’t just hunt for …

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Last month Senate and House conferees working on the 2018 Farm Bill failed to reach an agreement before the old farm bill expired and without Congress voting to extend it.

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More than a quarter of a million women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and about one in eight women will develop breast cancer during their life.

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The county and the sheriff’s office were both at fault in recent lawsuits, and county taxpayers will ultimately pay the $42,000 bill.

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Last week Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released details of the administration’s response to trade damages from retaliatory tariffs by China and other countries.

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The U.S. Forest Service is taking comment from individuals and groups with legal standing to file objections on its final draft of the much-anticipated Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision.

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The recent controversy about whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ absurdities should be removed from media platforms has been shaped by his supporters as both a First Amendment and censorsh…

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Today’s political rhetoric sounds as if our nation is embroiled in a civil war.

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As Eastern Oregon farmers reap their year’s worth of work from its fertile soil, national and international pressures are tugging and tearing at their bottom line.

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Since it was passed in 1973, the Endangered Species Act has been all but untouchable by members of Congress, who consider amendments to the law with the same trepidation they would if they wer…

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Not many things last forever, which makes the perpetual Stewart Scholarship’s timeless gift of education even more exceptional.

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Of all the issues worthy of Oregon legislators’ immediate attention, a narrow tax break for businesses would rank far, far down the list.

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In the course of human history, it was not long ago when most people had very little say in the decisions by rulers that affected their livelihood.

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Gov. Kate Brown is trying to have it both ways. She’s taking a tax break from Oregon businesses and she’s calling a special legislative session to give businesses a tax break.

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After receiving complaints about an Adopt-A-Highway permittee, the Eagle reached out to John Eden at the Oregon Department of Transportation for some answers.

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The most sobering aspect of a new survey of Oregon high school students is how much their views align with those of their elders.

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In a nation that too often looks down on its rural residents, Eastern Oregon University embraces them.

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A bipartisan group of senators and congressmen say the headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management should move out of Washington, D.C., and relocate in the West where the agency manages 385…

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News is coming fast and furious these days — so fast it can be hard to keep up. But the indictment against 13 Russian nationals unsealed in Washington, D.C., laid bare the fact that a foreign …

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Easy money is hard to come by, but for the John Day and Canyon City communities, it may simply require filling out a simple survey.

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Even before Ted Ferrioli and Richard Devlin officially joined the Northwest Power and Conservation Council this month, they were talking by phone several times a week about their upcoming work.

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For much of Oregon’s history, a biennial legislative session was enough to attend to the matters of the state. Every odd year, elected representatives, lobbyists and citizens would meet at the…

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The message to Oregon legislators from Gov. Kate Brown’s staff last week was that PERS has an immediate problem.

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The one-issue ballot that arrived in your mailbox earlier this week, and the complicated question therein, is proof that something is rotten in the state of Oregon.

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It should be obvious: When the U.S. government goes after anti-government protesters, it must follow the highest legal, ethical and operational standards. To do otherwise is to reinforce the p…

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Oregonians would not usually look to Alabama for an example. But during his post-election press conference, Alabama’s Senator-elect Doug Jones said something that applies to our state’s condition.

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The FBI is so universally familiar to Americans that it’s unnecessary to spell out its name. Its initials are synonymous with a kind of stolid professionalism. Like our northern neighbor where…

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The latter half of 2017 will be remembered as the time that women all over the globe drew a line in the sand.