Ag News: 4-H Applauds Broadband Infrastructure
President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan is too costly and includes more than infrastructure. The 4-H says it could help bridge the rural urban digital divide.
Seattle Mariners Spring Training News! Lets Go Around the Horn
Seattle Mariners Spring Training News! Lets Go Around the Horn! Seattle Mariners top prospect Jarred Kelenic will be sidelined due to a strained adductor muscle in his left knee.
Ag News: Mexico’s Ban on U.S. Potatoes
The National Potato Council is encouraging Mexico’s Supreme Court to affirm the draft ruling that would overturn Mexico’s ban on U.S. fresh potato imports.
Yakima Remains in Phase 1 As Other Counties Advance
The South Central region part of the state _ Kittitas, Yakima, Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla and Columbia counties _ will remain in Phase 1 for at least another two weeks.
Ag News: Georgia Farm Bureau Sets 2021 Priorities
During its December meeting, the Georgia Farm Bureau Board of Directors approved its set of priority issues for 2021.
Seahawks Playing for Big Stakes in Finale vs. 49ers
The stakes for this season’s finale between fierce NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco are far more one-sided that a year ago.
Energy Officials Award Incentive Pay to Hanford Contractors
The Department of Energy is awarding nearly $77 million in incentive pay to four contractors for their work at the Hanford nuclear reservation in fiscal 2020.
Inslee Extends Virus Restrictions Until Jan. 11
Gov. Jay Inslee is extending restrictions on businesses and social gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic for another week. Inslee said the restrictions are now due to expire Jan. 11.
Only a Fraction of Vaccine has Been Used in Washington
Data from the Washington state Department of Health shows only a fraction of the more than 356,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine delivered here have been used.
Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of Leavenworth, Wash.
The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office ordered downtown Leavenworth evacuated Tuesday night after a male caller told a 911 dispatcher that he had placed an explosive device in a garbage can.