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Wolves have come “very close to homes” near Colville in northeast Washington, according to Stevens County commissioners, who issued a public safety announcement Jan. 8 warning residents to pro…

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington said Tuesday it opposes a federal proposal to reclassify as less dangerous some radioactive waste on a site in the state that contains the nation'…

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OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court will hear arguments March 19 on whether the Inslee administration’s Clean Air Rule was on illegal power grab by the executive branch.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials and at least one state said Friday that they have started investigations into a nationwide CenturyLink internet outage that has disrupted 911 service.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Up to 2.75 million fall chinook salmon fry are headed to the Minter Creek Hatchery in Pierce County in an effort to replace salmon lost during a Dec. 14 power outage at t…

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A pesticide will be sprayed from the air over 1,700 acres in Western Washington next spring to kill gypsy moth caterpillars, according to a plan announced Dec. 19 by the state Department of Ag…

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A Western Washington lawmaker has introduced a bill to bar the state Department of Fish and Wildlife from killing wolves in the eastern one-third of the state.

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OLYMPIA — A $1.1 billion orca-rescue plan rolled out Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee includes $750,000 for another look at breaching four dams on the Lower Snake River.

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An Oregon hemp food company has made vegetable oil and protein powder from seeds grown by a Washington state tribe, a milestone for Washington's minuscule hemp industry.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to scrap paper tests and adopt online testing for pesticide applicators. The computer tests will be more convenient and prevent cheating, b…

Phillip Gross and the Warden Hutterian Brethren topped the National Wheat Foundation’s annual wheat yield contest for the third time since the contest began three years ago, topping 200 bushel…

PROSSER, Wash. — Per McCord was a bit of an innovator in expanding use of DNA markers to breed new sugarcane varieties in Florida. Now he plans to do the same sort of thing in sweet cherries i…

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spearheads an 11-state coalition joining the fight to overturn President Donald Trump’s downsizing of two national monuments in Utah, a court battle th…

PORTLAND — Limagrain Cereal Seeds, an international agricultural cooperative and fourth-largest seed company in the world, will launch a new line of wheat varieties developed in partnership wi…

Western Oregon has a new authorized dealer for International Trucks and IC Bus after Peterson Trucks, based in San Leandro, Calif., acquired Brattain International earlier this month.

COLFAX, Wash. — Proprietary Variety Management, a Yakima company helping Washington State University with commercialization of the Cosmic Crisp apple, has been granted a temporary restraining …