Organic dairy farmers struggle with low milk prices

This photo taken March 2, 2018, shows dairy cows gathered around the feeder for a snack after milking at the Dykstra farm north of Burlington. Conventional dairy farms have been struggling for years. Until recently, Dykstra said it seemed organic dairy farms were somewhat shielded from the volatility of the conventional market. Now, organic dairies are struggling alongside conventional dairies, further adding to the impact on the local agriculture economy. (Charles Biles /Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Just off Cook Road east of Interstate 5 sits an unused 80-acre plot of land with the outline of a 49,000-square-foot building drawn in gravel.

Ore. rancher approved to kill 2 wolves; advocates alarmed

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file image provided the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, a wolf pack is captured by a remote camera in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area in northeast Oregon. Oregon wildlife officials will allow a cattle rancher to kill two wolves from a new pack in Baker County along the Idaho border. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File)

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials will allow a cattle rancher in remote northeastern Oregon to kill any two wolves — including a pregnant one — from a new pack that’s been attacking calves.

Sessions to address immigration at border sheriffs meeting

FILE - In this Friday, April 21, 2017, file photo, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands near a secondary border fence during a news conference at the U.S.-Mexican border next to the Brown Field Border Patrol Station in San Diego. Sessions is scheduled to speak about immigration to a meeting of sheriffs, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Las Cruces, N.M. (Hayne Palmour IV/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, File)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — As thousands of National Guard troops deploy to the Mexico border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to bring his firm stance on immigration enforcement to New Mexico where a group of Southwest border sheriffs are meeting Wednesday.

Burning Man founder Larry Harvey suffers stroke

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2013, file photo, the "Man" burns on the Black Rock Desert at Burning Man near Gerlach, Nev. Burning Man founder Larry Harvey remains hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a stroke. The Burning Man organization on Monday, April 9, 2018, said Harvey suffered a massive stroke on April 4. His prognosis is unknown, but the group says he is “receiving excellent round-the-clock medical care.” (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the founders of the Burning Man global summer cultural event remains hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a stroke.

Prosecutors seek bail, other conditions in Backpage case

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department shows Michael Lacey. Prosecutors say the founders of the online classified advertising site Backpage.com, Lacey and James Larson, should have to post bail, wear electronic monitors and detail their financial holdings if they want to be released from jail on dozens of charges of money laundering and facilitating prostitution. (Sacramento County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors say the founders of the online classified advertising site Backpage.com should have to post bail, wear electronic monitors and detail their financial holdings if they want to be released from jail while facing dozens of counts of money laundering and facilitating prostitution.

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