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Lawmaker criticizes how Carlton Complex fire was fought
Lawmaker criticizes how Carlton Complex fire was fought
Washington Sen. Joel Kretz, of Wauconda, would like to see the state Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee hold hearings to review the handling of the Carlton Complex fire.

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Company recalls pesto pasta in small tubs
The company says it is not aware of any reported illnesses from the pasta. The problem was discovered by the Washington State Department of Agriculture.
Spring worries yield to solid raspberry crop
Washington's red raspberry growers enjoyed high yields and high prices this year.
Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington state
Federal authorities listed the grizzly bear as threatened in the lower 48 states in 1975 and ultimately designated five areas in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to focus on boosting the population. A small population of grizzlies exists in...
Washington wildfire burn scars turn into mudslides
Sections of Highway 20 and Highway 153 near Twisp that were hit Thursday night remain closed Friday morning.
State kills wolf connected to 22 sheep deaths
State kills wolf connected to 22 sheep deaths
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is allowing Hunters, Wash., rancher Dave Dashiell and staff to kill wolves in the Huckleberry pack that approach Dashiell's flock of 1,800 sheep. Wolf attacks have continued despite nonlethal measures,...
Westside wheat, barley among topics of grain gathering
Westside wheat, barley among topics of grain gathering
Communities looking to reinvigorate local grain economies are meeting as part of the Grain Gathering at Washington State University's Mount Vernon Research Center.
Washington allows sheep rancher to kill wolves
Washington allows sheep rancher to kill wolves
Since last Thursday wolves have killed 16 sheep. The latest attack was Tuesday night in the area about 50 miles northwest of Spokane.
Washington horse diagnosed with West Nile virus
A horse in Franklin County, Wash., is the first in the state this year to be diagnosed with West Nile virus.
H-2A visa program working again
The Washington Farm Labor Association says it is able to get H-2A guestworker visas again to help Washington's apple and pear harvests after weeks of problems in getting visas from the U.S. State Department.
Washington has first 2014 case of West Nile virus
The state Department of Health says the Walla Walla County man, who is in his 20s, was likely exposed near his home and he was hospitalized.