The city’s utilities spokeswoman noted the city will spend $300 million in the coming years to keep polychlorinated biphenyls and other pollutants from entering the river.
Washington State Department of Agriculture reports several more horses infected by West Nile virus. The disease is appearing earlier than last year.
Washington typically is second only to Minnesota in processed sweet corn production. Harvest is unde
Efforts to replace groundwater with surface water from the Columbia River continue.
More than a dozen combines worked the fields near farmer Steve Swannack's home, harvesting and trucking his wheat, oats and mustard crops to the Lamont Grain Growers elevator.
$10 million in state funding will help clear up a railroad pinchpoint that affects agricultural traffic in Eastern Washington, project supporters say.
Drought worsens in Washington; nearly one-third of state in "extreme drought."
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee directs Department of Ecology to develop carbon cap, drawing rebuke from Washington Farm Bureau.
Heat, drought and not enough labor are all factors growers and packers are dealing with as Washington's apple and pear harvests get underway.
Washington cranberry growers are enjoying the sunshine, but keepin their fingers crossed that rain is coming.
A master's degree graduate at Washington State University has been instrumental in identifying more fungal species that cause grapevine trunk disease.
Washington's tree fruit industry and other labor-intensive agriculture are grappling with a state Supreme Court ruling requiring piece-rate workers be paid separately for rest breaks. The industry fears civil litigation may make it retroactive, costing...
Water for some pre-statehood water right holders in two Yakima River tributaries is curtailed because of drought. Likely means no crop for some apple orchards.
The Washington Department of Ecology has warned more than 90 irrigators in southwest Washington that the are likely to be shut off from the Chehalis River.