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Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has introduced a bill to continue federal participation in the long journey to increase water supplies in Yakima Basin.

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Disagreement among allies strangles Washington wolf bill
Disagreement among allies strangles Washington wolf bill
The only wolf-related legislation with a chance of passing the Washington Legislature succumbed to a disagreement among allies.
Current heat wave affecting NW crops
Extended periods of heat can reduce the yields of significant crops, including wheat, barley and canola.
Tax relief available for fire victims
Tax relief available for fire victims
The Washington State Department of Revenue says businesses and individuals impacted by the Sleepy Hollow Fire in Wenatchee may seek tax relief.
Domex ships Gala apples to China
The first U.S. apple variety other than Red and Golden Delicious have been shipped directly to China under a new agreement.
Washington Legislature extends tax breaks for food processors
Washington Legislature extends tax breaks for food processors
The Washington House and Senate pass a budget, averting a partial state government shutdown and extending tax breaks for food processors.
Golf fans help restock potting soil supply
The influx of waste from the U.S. Open should translate into more product than usual.
Wenatchee wildfire losses reach $100 million
Wenatchee wildfire losses reach $100 million
Winds pushed a grass fire into the north end of Wenatchee, Wash., late Sunday, June 28, burning more than two dozen homes and several tree fruit businesses and causing the evacuation of hundreds of residences.
Gas tax hike to fund Washington projects sought by farm groups
Gas tax hike to fund Washington projects sought by farm groups
House and Senate transportation leaders agreed on plan to raise gas tax to fund highway and rail projects.
Wildfire ravages parts of Wenatchee
Wildfire ravages parts of Wenatchee
Winds accelerated a grass fire into the north end of Wenatchee, Wash., late Sunday, June 28, burning more than a dozen homes and several tree fruit industry-related businesses and causing the evacuation of hundreds of residences.
New Washington dairy ambassador selected
New Washington dairy ambassador selected
Eight young women compete to represent Washington state's dairy industry.