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Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
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Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
A Yakima County court has started the final review process before establishing water rights in the Yakima Basin next year, ending a 40-year-old court case.

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WSDA nips gypsy moth outbreak in the bush
WSDA nips gypsy moth outbreak in the bush
An outbreak of gypsy moths in Washington makes spring spraying likely
Analysis recommends smokejumper base remain in Methow Valley
A new analysis is recommending that Washington's only smokejumper base remain in the Methow Valley, considered the birthplace of smokejumping
Temp farmworkers who claim they were mistreated leaving US
About two dozen temporary farmworkers who claim they were mistreated by a Washington farm are getting ready to leave for Mexico
Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Hanford reservation
Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now is engaged in a massive cleanup of nuclear wastes.
Large apple crop, higher returns predicted
Large apple crop, higher returns predicted
Washington expects another large apple crop but sales may improve with fewer Red Delicious and smaller crops in Europe, Mexico and Canada.
Feds award money to boost warnings for West Coast quakes
The ShakeAlert system could give people seconds or up to a minute of warning.
Traps catch destructive female leaf-eating moths
State officials have collected actively reproducing female gypsy moths for the first time in four decades
U.S. cranberry growers to seek volume control
U.S. cranberry growers to seek volume control
Northwest cranberry production expected to be higher than last year
Ecology: No threat in biosolid use on ag lands
Ecology: No threat in biosolid use on ag lands
An Onalaska, Wash., company wants to apply biosolids from city waste water treatment plants to farmland near Davenport.
Marijuana states try to curb smuggling, avert US crackdown
Tracking legal weed from the fields and greenhouses where it’s grown to the shops where it’s sold is their main protective measure so far.

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