The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Washington Department of Ecology and East Columbia Basin Irrigation District have signed contracts to bring more water from the Columbia River through the East Low Canal to irrigators. The irrigation district is...
Utility officials say people have been drawn to the area, which was exposed after the reservoir was drawn down about 26 feet to relieve pressure on the Wanapum Dam.
The downgrade is the result of engineering surveys Monday and Tuesday that show the fractured area found on one of the dam’s spillways was continuing to stabilize.
Spokane grower Sean Green, the chief executive of a company called Kouchlock Productions, is due to be issued a producer-processor license at the state Liquor Control Board meeting in Olympia on Wednesday morning.
With a state Department of Health study finding no commonalities in an increase in a rare birth defect in three Washington counties, it may be statistical variance, a WSU scientist says.
The Washington State Potato Commission will give away 10,001 1-ounce bags of potato chips on National Potato Chip Day.
Washington wine grapes reached a new record tonnage in 2013. The industry keeps growing, citing good demand.
Washington State University's Women in Agriculture conference will broadcast to 27 locations March 15, including new sites in Idaho and Oregon.
Workers are evaluating a 65-foot-long crack in a Wanapum Dam spillway section for repair needs. Grant County PUD public affairs officer Chuck Allen says it's too soon to tell what the irrigation impacts will be.
Washington farmers can expect more rain this week and snow at higher elevations.
Roy Farms, a Washington fruit producer, has settled sexual harassment charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for $85,000.
USDA has once again excluded fresh, whiteh potatoes from the federal Women, Infants and Children nutrition program.
More pears may be needed to save the canned pear industry as consumers continue to prefer fresh over canned pears and growers make good money on both, a canned pear promoter says.
The next meetings for Columbia Basin potato growers and potato processors negotiating contracts for the 2014 spring planting season are slated for early March. The two sides have a symbiotic relationship, says Dale Lathim, executive director of the...