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Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago

January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day

In light of the observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which seeks to ensure the world never forgets the atroc...

Updated 5 days, 1 hour ago
Washington Head Start receives national grant

VIRGINIA - A Washington Head Start program is one of only 10 recipients across the country to receive $5,000 through a grant program to get children interested in and learning about gardening. “It’s so importa...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Washington students invited to National Civics Bee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Young people in Washington will have a chance to show off their knowledge of government on a national stage this year, according to a statement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
USDA published final organic enforcement rule

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday published the final revision of its updated rules for the production, sale and certification of organic farm and food products, according to a US...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Peeling the apple market

QUINCY — Washington apple growers, having survived a wild and crazy 2022, are making the turn into a new year with a market that’s looking pretty good domest...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Departures resume after FAA lifts ground stop

U.S. flight departures began resuming early Wednesday after an overnight outage to a key air-traffic system prompted authorities to ground planes nationwide....

Updated 3 weeks ago
McMorris Rodgers appointed chair of Energy and Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, has been named to head the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee in the new ...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
New Year's resolutions for pet owners and their furry friends

With the new year comes the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. While most resolutions are aimed at improving your life, pet owners should also consi...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
USDA looks to beef up meat supply chain

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government will invest $9.6 million to strengthen farmers, ranchers, processors and rural businesses and diversify the country...

Updated 4 weeks ago
First ag-dedicated imaging satellite launched

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — The first orbital satellite dedicated to agricultural imagining was launched from the SpaceX launch site at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center has lifted off, according to a press release fr...

Updated 1 month ago
Newhouse, Western Caucus blast Biden admin for new Clean Water Act rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Western Caucus are expressing shock and criticism at a recent change in federal rules defini...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
REC Silicon targeted by ransomware attack

LYSAKER, NORWAY - According to a press release Monday from REC Silicon ASA, the company’s virtual server environment suffered a ransomware attack that caused...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Hanford national park site gets new superintendent

DENVER — The National Park Service has appointed Wendy Berhman the new superintendent for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which includes the ...

Updated 2 months ago
CDC announces $60M given to Wash. agencies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is awarding Washington state public health departments over $60 million in grants to strengthen the state’s public health workforce, ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Dept. of Education extends student loan pause

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Education has issued a 60-day extension of the pause on student loan repayments as officials in the administration ...