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Red-flag warning issued in Okanogan blaze
More than 1,150 square miles of Washington state have burned, nearly the size of Rhode Island.

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Okanogan fire hits ranchers hard
Okanogan fire hits ranchers hard
Loss of grazing ground and hay stacks is hitting ranchers hard in the Okanogan fire. Firefighting continues in several areas.
Smoke grounds aircraft battling some Washington wildfires
A wildfire in Okanogan County — the largest blaze ever recorded in the state — grew to nearly 438 square miles and heavy smoke grounded air resources.
Washington pea trials suffer from heat
Washington pea trials suffer from heat
Washington State University's pea trials suffered because of heat and drought this seaon. But WSU regional specialist Stephen Guy says farmers should still consider the crop for the benefits it brings to the soil.
Growers League looks to keep tent program
Washington Grower League is considering how to keep its tent rental program for migrant farmworker housing going next year without state funding.
Port of Longview exports down 19 percent
While soy meal and corn exports improved, wheat and soybean shipments nosedived and barley exports disappeared.
In Washington, West Nile virus makes a comeback
In Washington, West Nile virus makes a comeback
Washington state is seeing its worst summer for West Nile virus since 2009. The state veterinarian urges horse owners to vaccinate their animals.
Former USDA inspector loses whistleblower lawsuit
Former USDA inspector loses whistleblower lawsuit
A former USDA inspector has lost a whistleblower lawsuit that accused the agency of ignoring food safety problems.
Stemilt Basin drought grant approved
A state grant will help with this year's drought and expansion of Kyle Mathison cherry orchards in Stemilt Basin.
Commission sticks with linking cougar hunts to wolf recovery
Commission sticks with linking cougar hunts to wolf recovery
Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission reaffirms decision to increase hunting of cougars in areas occupied by wolves.
Okanogan wildfire largest in Washington state history
Okanogan wildfire largest in Washington state history
At just over 400 square miles, the Okanogan Complex of fires is slightly larger than last year’s Carlton Complex blazes, which also burned in Okanogan County.