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Mountain Snowpack Remains Above Normal Across State
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The mountain snowpack remains pretty good in Washington state, raising hopes that the state will not have a repeat of the drought and major wildfires of last year. The February 1 report showed that winter snowpack across the state is 109 percent of normal. The...
Washington Drought Losses Estimated at $336 Million
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington farmers have lost at least $336 million due to the ongoing drought, a figure that is likely to climb as more information becomes available.
The Capital Press reports that a state Department of Agriculture report estimated dollar losses for crops such as wheat, a…

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