- Washington farmers, wildlife managers prepare for drought Updated: May-31-15 12:13 pm
SEATTLE - With Washington state experiencing the worst mountain snowpack in decades and a drought emergency declared two weeks ago, farmers, growers and wildlife managers are preparing for a tough summer as conditions are expected to worsen.
- Pinot noir celebrates 50 years in Willamette Valley Updated: May-24-15 1:05 pm
SHERWOOD, Oregon - The founding families of Oregon pinot noir scoured the Pacific Northwest to find the perfect place for vines that need long, cool, consistent summers. An area with a growing season that won't freeze the buds before they burst into grapes, but won't scorch the delicate fruit, either.
- 2 more applications for charter schools in Washington Updated: May-21-15 2:45 pm
SEATTLE - Two organizations have submitted applications this spring to open charter schools in Washington state.