WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants at a time of record global extinctions .
Thousands of Washington farmers received millions in federal aid payments intended to compensate for losses from trade disputes.
U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, joined farmers and their supporters in Pasco on Monday to encourage Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, aka the new NAFTA.
ORONDO — At this point, few people have seen it and even fewer have tasted it. But by next year there will be more than 2 million boxes of Cosmic Crisp apples on the market.
The two Chinese businessmen who came to Bill Bloxom’s office last week were cordial but gloomy.
Despite passage of the bills, which makes the state a leader in clean energy, Washington state is still not on track to meet its greenhouse-gas emission targets for 2035.
In May 2018, Sunnyside-based Astria Health sought to acquire Trios Health in the Tri-Cities as part of former owner Kennewick Public Hospital District’s bankruptcy. The deal never happened, but Astria CEO John Gallagher made the case that the company’s experience in the Yakima Valley put it …
The Washington State Nurses Association and Service Employees International Union Health Care 1199NW have new contracts for hundreds of employees they represent at Astria Regional and Astria Toppenish.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trolling off the California coast, Sarah Bates leans over the side of her boat and pulls out a long, silvery fish prized by anglers and seafood lovers: wild king salmon.
SEATTLE — A specter is haunting America — the specter of socialism.
Demanding money to remove false information posted about a person or a business on social media could become a felony in Washington.Under a bill heard Tuesday by a Senate committee, a person who experiences such a threat could have an easier time getting the social media platform to remove i…
The move is expected to help employees of the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, food inspectors and Coast Guard personnel.
OLYMPIA – Stores across Washington may soon be banned from providing customers with single-use plastic bags as part of efforts to reduce ocean pollution.
SEATTLE -- The biggest story of 2018 was climate change. The same will be true in 2019 and every year of our future. Nothing else comes close.