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Stories with place: Walla Walla
  • Washington farmers, wildlife managers prepare for drought story has photos
    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.