With unemployment rates at levels not seen since the Great Depression, how much help is available to workers who have been affected? It varies tremendously from state to state. And no state has a better safety net than Washington, according to a new report from Oxfam America, a nonprofit that works to alleviate poverty. Washington’s […]
Thompson’s Farm & Market posted a photo on its Facebook page Friday.
Some officials were questioning whether the state had inadvertently abetted the scam by lowering fraud detection protocols to speed up legitimate claims.
Hot water kills salmon, which orcas need to survive. Even small temperature increases in rivers threaten both species.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee Friday morning announced some construction projects will be allowed to resume amid the new coronavirus pandemic.
Walla Walla County health officials say they will allow the Tyson Fresh Meats plant near the Tri-Cities to continue operating with additional measures to protect workers from the new coronavirus.
Coronavirus has infected Washington’s media ecosystem.
In a major clarification to the statewide stay-at-home order, Gov. Jay Inslee’s office said Wednesday evening that workers on most commercial and residential construction sites should stay home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
To protect their people and the public from the coronavirus outbreak, the Suquamish, Puyallup, Tulalip, Muckleshoot, Lummi, Cowlitz and Jamestown S’Klallam tribes announced Monday they are shutting down their casino operations for two weeks. More casino closures around Western Washington are…
Federal funding has helped lift the fortunes of many farmers in Washington state and across the nation who have been hit hard by President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade wars.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died. He was 83.
After a weekend of slow or no internet service, Charter Spectrum internet subscribers should be back online.
Washington's iconic apples could start showing up on license plates. State Sen. Brad Hawkins, R-Wenatchee, is expected to file a bill allowing a new specialty license plate honoring the "World's Finest Apples."
Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz acknowledges that creating new revenue could be a hard sell in the coming legislative session. But she and Democratic lawmakers say there is a good case to be made, given the history of wildfire destruction, ongoing risk and expense.
FirstFruits Marketing, the Yakima-based sales arm for FirstFruit Farms and Congdon Orchards, sold the first shipment of its Cosmic Crisp apples several months ago.
Both U.S. senators from Washington signed an analysis by congressional staffers that shows the Trump administration’s $16 billion bailout of U.S. farmers has mostly benefited those growers in the South and large companies over small operations.