Archive of: Agriculture

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South Sound would get 54 weed stores

The State Liquor Control Board today approved the filing of proposed supplemental rules that, if ultimately enacted, will govern Washington’s system of producing, processing and retailing recreational marijuana.

September 2013

Rules for pot sales considered tomorrow

State board to act on implementation rules for marijuana sales.

September 2013

Weyerhaeuser executive changes named

Federal Way-based Weyerhaeuser Company today announced a number of changes to its senior management team.

August 2013
It’s not so bad being vegan at the farmers market

It’s not so bad being vegan at the farmers market

Our reporter Katie Scaff is getting a taste of vegan life. She’s on day 5 of this new lifestyle, and today we sent her to the farmers market to see how easy (or hard) it is being vegan in Tacoma.

August 2013

Weyerhaeuser is 'sustainable forestry'

Weyerhaeuser Company now owns or manages approximately 20.5 million acres of forestland in the U.S. and Canada; it is one of North America's largest private sustainable forestry operations.

August 2013

Proposed rules for marijuana sales posted

Washington State Liquor Control Board today approved the proposed rules that, if ultimately enacted, will help govern Washington State’s system of producing, processing and retailing recreational marijuana.

July 2013

DNR statewide burn ban starts Monday

Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced there will be a statewide burn ban on all DNR-protected lands effective Monday, July 1 through September 30, 2013.

June 2013

WA Tree Farmers of Year from Thurston

Washington Tree Farmer(s) of the Year are Ken and Bonnie Miller, who have owned a tree farm in Grays Harbor and Thurston counties for two decades. The couple received the award at the Washington Farm Forestry Association annual meeting in Tacoma.

May 2013
Iconic Cow moovin' on from fairgrounds

Iconic Cow moovin' on from fairgrounds

Next Monday, fair operators will have crews remove the iconic Cow’s Head from high atop the entrance cube at the corner of Meridian Street and 9th Avenue SW in Puyallup.

April 2013

Weyerhaeuser Q1 sales, earnings rise

Weyerhaeuser Company today reported net earnings of $144 million for the first quarter. This compares with net earnings before special items of $9 million for the same period last year.

April 2013
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