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.
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.
Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on much, but a consensus is emerging to challenge the power of Big Tech.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to show off a big policy win during his impeachment trial by signing into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.
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.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill on Tuesday that provides additional state oversight of the growing federal H-2A guest worker program.
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 …