ELLENSBURG, Wash. — The Kittitas County Commissioners voted to move forward with a draft of solar regulations for the county at a meeting Monday.

The Skagit Conservation District is considering asking the Skagit County Board of Commissioners to institute a tax to help pay for the district’s services.

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — After of a summer of a solid water supply, water officials are preparing for the possibility of a warm, wet winter.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Irrigation District Manager John Wolf and office specialist Linda Seater have each been on paid administrative leave for nearly one month.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (USDA) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue gave details Tuesday of actions the USDA will take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation by foreign nations.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in the C…

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Twenty years ago, if someone had asked Alan Mikkelsen if he would climb Mount Everest, he said he might have packed his backpack.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A group tasked with facilitating the disbursement of $10.3 million in drought relief funds authorized by Congress’s Omnibus spending bill has hired a legal team and formed a committee to negotiate terms of a contract with the Bureau of Reclamation.

POCATELLO — The Southeast Regional Office of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has been notified by the irrigation company managing Treasureton Reservoir near Preston that repairs on the dam are necessary.

DRIGGS — A group of local stakeholders have banded together to pursue an ambitious goal: recharging the Teton Basin aquifer.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath County court case that could affect both endangered Lost River and shortnose sucker and the outcome of the irrigation season in the Klamath Basin has been moved from San Francisco to Portland, with a hearing date yet to be determined.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. Klamath County Commissioner Donnie Boyd is studying the concept of purchasing an additional water gauge for the Wood River as early as the 2019 irrigation season.

BEND, Ore. — Environmental organizations and irrigation districts hope a new agreement could help discussions about managing flows on the Deschutes River focus more on collaboration than litigation in the future.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Several Upper Basin irrigators shared concerns with Klamath County commissioners Aug. 1 about the approximate 50 percent loss in cattle revenue in the region, a dive that irrigators link to a call on water by the Klamath Tribes, validated by Oregon Water Resources Department.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Project Drought Response Agency board members are taking the necessary steps to distribute $10.3 million in federal relief funding, though it’s not as simple as compensating irrigators for their financial losses related to the drought.

LOGAN, Utah — Cynthia Bee likes to say she’s part of the sales reduction team at the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District. It may seem counterintuitive for a government entity that sells water to encourage people to use less of it, but she said there’s good reason.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Judge William H. Orrick has denied the motion for preliminary injunction to protect endangered Lost River and shortnose sucker, and granted a motion to transfer the case to an Oregon court, according to the opinion Orrick released July 25.