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Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
Officials did not discuss specific work that the administration aims to speed up for any of the projects.

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BLM Oregon-Washington state director headed to Colorado
The Bureau of Land Management has a new director in Colorado
Winter canola growers advised to check for grasshoppers
Winter canola growers advised to check for grasshoppers
Winter canola farmers should monitor their fields for grasshoppers. Seven to 12 grasshoppers in a square meter would merit some action, says Dale Whaley, Washington State University Extension educator in Douglas County.
Meeting to provide update on Columbia Basin Project
Meeting to provide update on Columbia Basin Project
The Columbia Basin Development League provides an update on replacing groundwater with water from the Columbia River Nov. 1 in Moses Lake, Wash.
Larson Orchard settles lawsuit with H-2A workers
Larson Orchard settles lawsuit with H-2A workers
A Washington tree fruit company has agreed, in an out-of-court settlement, to pay lost wages and rehire 18 seasonal foreign guestworkers in 2019 whom went on strike in 2017.
Companies promote new apples at PMA Fresh Summit
Companies promote new apples at PMA Fresh Summit
Chelan Fresh Marketing and Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers are among Washington companies promoting limited-volume, proprietary apple varieties at Produce Marketing Association’s annual Fresh Summit in Florida.
WSU remembers Paul Allen as friend, ‘legendary donor’
WSU remembers Paul Allen as friend, ‘legendary donor’
Washington State University remembers Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and a philanthropist and community builder. The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at WSU bears his name.
Regulators Discuss New Plans For Nuclear Waste At Hanford
Oregon Department of Energy has raised concerns that federal officials are moving too quickly.
More than 40 classes for small farmers at Farm & Food Expo
The Farm & Food Expo in Spokane Nov. 2-3 offers more than 40 classes for small-acreage farmers, garden enthusiasts and “foodies.”
Cosmic Crisp to get $10 million marketing push
Cosmic Crisp to get $10 million marketing push
Specifics aren’t being revealed, but Washington State University and the firm it hired to help manage commercialization of its new’s Cosmic Crisp apple say they will spend $10 million in early promotions.
Washington court upholds fine against anti-GMO group
Washington court upholds fine against anti-GMO group
Food Democracy Action! fine upheld. This is the corrected version of a story that was originally posted Oct. 3.

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