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ODA director visits all 36 counties in first year

- Alexis Taylor, director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, reflects on her first year on the job.

Trapper who shot, killed wolf avoids poaching charge

- Prosecutors did not view the case as an instance of poaching, but rather illegal trapping.

Oregon snowpack rebounding, but still below average

- Snowpack is improving in Oregon heading into March, but still below average in every basin across the state.

Eastern Oregon co-op to expand Columbia River grain terminal

- Morrow County Grain Growers broke ground Wednesday on a major expansion of the Boardman Grain Elevator in Boardman

Oregon lawmakers weigh in on need to bridge digital divide

- Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden and Republican Rep. Greg Walden have joined the call to close the digital divide in rural America.

NOON UPDATE: Elgin man faces charges for killing wolf

- Juvenile wolf believed to be offspring of new breeding pair

Local legislators talk about what they’re pitching in 35-day session

- Short session provides tight fit for big proposals

Growers follow wheat from farm to market

- A group of 15 farmers from around the state attended the Oregon Wheat Commission 2018 grower workshop Thursday and Friday in Portland.