pacific northwest

2017 Looks to be a Record Sweet Cherry Crop
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The 2017 Pacific Northwest sweet cherry crop is forecast at 22.7 million, but it could easily exceed the 23.2 million-box record set in 2014.
Capital Press reports that's according to growers at the Five State Cherry Commission meeting...
Brutal Western US Winter Has Been Terrible for Animals
A heavy snowfall this winter in the Pacific Northwest and other parts of the West has caused travel delays and other problems for people. But wildlife are also suffering, from deer and elk whose food sources are buried under snow and ice to cougars that had to forage in an Oregon town...
Thousands Await Power as Less Severe Northwest Storm Fizzles
SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of residents in the Pacific Northwest remained without power Sunday as the remnants of a potentially apocalyptic typhoon began to fizzle out.
Emergency crews in Oregon and Washington worked through the night to restore power lines and remove dozens of downed trees to cl…
June is Washington State Great Outdoors Month
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to enjoy Washington’s diverse recreational opportunities at state parks in June.
To promote the appreciation of Washington’s great outdoors and urge Washingtonians to help maintain the legacy of en…