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Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Ships and piers

PORTLAND, Ore. — In 1976, Herschel Slavens, then nearly 80, sat down to write about his life, including the time...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Wash. Lotto celebrating 40 years

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Lottery turns 40 this year, launching a new scratch-off game to celebrate $17.7 billion in total sales, $10.5 billion in total prizes awarded and $2.4 billion to fund education across the s...

Updated 3 months ago
Christensen buys United Oil

RICHLAND — Christensen, a leading distributor of refined petroleum products across the Pacific Northwest, announced on Tuesday it has purchased Boise-based United Oil...

Updated 3 months ago
USDA’s tips to avoid foodborne illnesses

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a release on June 28 advising the public how to prevent foodborne illnesses. “Wherever you go this summer, don’t forget to bring your safe food handling practices alon...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
First aid for pets

When a friend or significant other gets hurt we generally have a good idea of how to take care of them, but what do you do when your pet is in an emergency? ...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Roe overturned: State by state impacts

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to le...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Rancher groups poised to fight proposed legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The passage of a pair of bills designed to improve regulation of U.S. cattle and beef markets has prompted concerns among some national an...

Updated 4 months ago
Operation Teddy Bear Lift to aid children in Ukraine

SEATTLE - Warm 106.9 and the Ukraine Association of Washington State, or UAWS, have teamed up for Operation Teddy Bear Lift, a campaign to send over 10,000 teddy bears to children affected by the war in Ukraine, ...

Updated 4 months ago
First woman appointed as head of Coast Guard

WASHINGTON D.C. - Adm. Karl L. Schultz was relieved as Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard by Adm. Linda L. Fagan during a military change-of-command ceremony...

Updated 4 months ago
Newhouse talks technology, law enforcement during Moses Lake visit

MOSES LAKE — Recent announcements by technology startups, like advanced battery makers Sila Technologies and Group14 Technologies, as well electric airplane ...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
REC Silicon to reopen Moses Lake plant

MOSES LAKE — REC Silicon is going to resume production of solar-grade polysilicon at its facility in Moses Lake, company CEO James May said during a conferen...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Newhouse pens bill to keep China from buying US farmland

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Dan Newhouse announced Thursday that he is introducing a bill that would prevent individuals or organizations associated with the gov...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
USDA forecasts Higher Washington Wheat Harvest in 2022

PORTLAND — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting a major increase in wheat production in Washington in 2022, according to a report published by the department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
USDA to issue aid to growers impacted by natural disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Monday that it will make $6 billion in relief payments to commodity and specialty crop growers affected by natural disasters in 2020 and 2021. Th...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Grant PUD chief testifies before House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With demand for electricity in Grant County growing, federal energy regulators need to make it easier for hydroelectric generators like th...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Basin community steps out to help Ukrainians

SOAP LAKE - It all started with a teacher who saw a need. Marni Wilks, a Soap Lake Elementary School teacher had a new kindergarten student a few weeks ag...