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.
PNW Winter Storms About to Hit, Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?
With forecasters predicting five storms in the next week across Washington, which will bring inches of rain, wind advisories and LOTS of mountain snow.
State Capitols Face Showdown Over COVID Powers and Spending
Lawmakers in over half the states to push back against the executive powers of governors and health officials who have imposed restrictions during the pandemic.
Officials Reinstall Derailed Trains Near Yakima, Clean Spill
Three locomotives that tipped over in a train derailment last week near Mabton, Washington are now upright and the track is open for operations.
County Prosecutor in Washington State Announces Resignation
An elected prosecuting attorney in Washington state has announced his resignation, citing an inability to handle caseloads with existing staff and “racially motivated attacks” from the community.