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David Stelzer, president of Azure Farms, Inc., above center, apologizes to a crowd of about 300 Wednesday for his social media campaign that shut down phone lines at the county courthouse and brought in 57,000 emails, as well as harassment and death threats. Seated to his left is brother Nathan, farm manager, and to Stelzer’s right is Rod Asher, supervisor of Sherman County’s weed district.

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David Stelzer, president of Azure Farms, Inc., above center, apologizes to a crowd of about 300 Wednesday for his social media campaign that shut down phone lines at the county courthouse and brought in 57,000 emails, as well as harassment and death threats. Seated to his left is brother Nathan, farm manager, and to Stelzer’s right is Rod Asher, supervisor of Sherman County’s weed district.



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Brian Cranston, center, grows wheat seed on land next to Azure in Moro and expressed frustration with the proliferation of noxious weeds from the organic farm.

Sherman County residents expressed anger Wednesday not only about Azure Farms, Inc...

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