More Outsiders Joining Washington Tree Fruit Family

February 19, 2019 Mai Hoang, Yakima Herald

The number of commercial tree fruit farms has dropped drastically, and the companies left are bigger and vertically integrated operations. But most, if not all, firms remain family-owned.

After 20 Years, a Billion Dollars Spent On Washington State Salmon Programs, Fish Still Declining

The 2018 State of the Salmon report by the Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office is a sobering read: Across the state, and in its jewel, Puget Sound, salmon are struggling to survive despite efforts of every kind to prevent extinction.

OR, WA Crab Fishing Season Delayed by Weather, Small Crabs

January 9, 2019 Chloe Skaar,

Smaller crabs and bad weather are delaying the start of crabbing for Washington and Oregon, but fishermen seem to be optimistic after last year’s record-breaking season.