An East Wenatchee tree fruit grower has run afoul the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegedly violating law by firing an employee because she was pregnant.
The Washington Department of Agriculture is willing to take on enforcing new federal food safey law if Congress funds it. A Washington state lawmaker says he doesn't want to go to the trouble of setting up a state enforcement program unless federal regulators really relinquish control.
Washington growers are nearing the half-way point of harvesting their largest apple crop in history.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife recommends the tufted puffin be put on the state's en
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for the public's help in tracking the spead of disease that's deforming elk hooves and closely resembles a contagious bacteria that makes sheep lame.
A Washington rancher says wolves in the new Profanity Peak pack have been preying on their livestock.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is providing the money.
Hop growers have raised wages and offered bonuses for those workers who stay throughout the harvest.
A horse in Yakima County, Wash., has been diagnosed with West Nile virus. It's the third equine case of the virus in the state this summer.
Washington State University wheat researchers are working on two-gene herbicide resistance in wheat varieties to help farmers combat grassy weeds.
Monsanto and biotech company Novozymes see a big future in microbials, the use of bacteria and fungi to protect crops from diseases and pests. Farmers are more inclined to use the products as they're proven, said Waterville, Wash., wheat farmer Kellen...
Washington Department of Ecology Director Maia Bellon says advisory committee meetings are helping the regulatory agency and agriculture industry members sort through feelings of distrust.
The National Weather Service has a red flag warning in effect in the area from Seattle through Eugene because of the danger that any fire would rapidly spread in winds of 25 mph or stronger when the humidity is as low as 20 percent.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider an earlier decision and help Okanogan County residents who lost their homes in wildfire.