Archive of: Agriculture

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Ecology monitoring Puget Sound

Unseasonably warm temperatures and our continuing lack of rainfall are causing negative impacts on marine life and natural water flushing effects in Puget Sound. Scientists from the state Ecology department are monitoring.

July 2015

Washington, Oregon farmers aid food banks

Dairy farmers in Washington and Oregon joined in the month of June to collect almost 200 pounds of food and cash donations to support the wholesale food bank networks of the two states.

July 2015

40 Under Forty: People & Sustainability

The assistant director for human resources at Kent School District, Robert Humes, and Christine Cooley, a long-time sustainability advocate and teacher, are recognized as South Sound 40 Under Forty honorees for 2015.

July 2015

Businesses eligible for drought-related disaster loans

Nonfarm businesses In Pierce County and King County — as well as nine other counties — have been made eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

July 2015

Vendors sought for Thurston County Fair

Craftspersons and small businesses are being recruited to exhibit at this summer's Thurston County Fair scheduled for July 29 through August 2nd.

June 2015

Burn ban growing today

A burn ban on all state-protected public lands in Washington begins today and will extend through the end of September, according to officials. Warm, dry conditions are the cause.

June 2015

Manufacturing earnings off in Q1 2015

Personal income earnings from manufacturing of durable goods in Washington state fell almost 3 percent to start 2015, according to new data today.

June 2015

Recreational marijuana sales report

Retail sales of recreational marijuana continue to expand, according to a report today from state Liquor Control Board regulators.

May 2015

Whole Foods opening Thursday

The grocery store, located in the Village at Chambers Bay development in University Place (3515 Bridgeport Way West), will be opening its doors on Thursday, May 7 at 9 a.m.

May 2015

Manager, schedule for Gig Harbor farmers market

The Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance has released its plans for the new community-based Waterfront Farmers Market at Skansie Brothers Park.

March 2015
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