PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A critical navigation lock at the mighty Bonneville Dam on the Pacific Northwest's Columbia River has shut down for repairs because of cracked concrete, meaning huge barges that transport millions of tons of wheat, wood and other goods from the inland Pacific Northwest …
The legal fight in Everett over bikini baristas' clothing — or lack thereof — is back in U.S. District Court after about a decade of clashes that brought forth a rather graphic city ordinance on what can and can't be worn.
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.
SEATTLE — A specter is haunting America — the specter of socialism.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pressed ahead Sunday with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union began considering his grudging request to extend the looming Brexit deadline.
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.
One cannot talk about the Yakima Valley economy without bringing up agriculture. Much of the state’s $10.6 billion in agricultural commodities is grown here, and the sector in any given year supplies at least one-quarter or more of all Yakima County jobs.