Stories tagged: orchards
Mon., April 10, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Democratic Party chairman gets death threat after criticizing congressman who opposed war declaration
The Spokane County Democratic Party chairman received a death threat by mail after he criticized U.S. Representative C.C Dill.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
Green Bluff offers fruit and fun, too
Wine enthusiasts love to throw around words like “terroir,” but the word applies to more than grapes. Terroir refers to the environment a crop grows in, the land from which …
Tue., March 22, 2016
Opinions from past add perspective
Editorials covered health insurance, Columbia Basin reclamation, education and funding the Contras.
Thu., July 24, 2014
In Carlton Complex fire’s wake, orchards survive
Fruit orchards tucked along riverbanks and hillsides in north-central Washington largely escaped damage as massive wildfires raced through the region. At times during the harshest advances of the blaze, the …
Tue., April 21, 2009, 12:14 p.m.
Warm temperatures speed fruit blooms
WENATCHEE — Some fruit growers in Eastern Washington may have to do a lot of work in a short time, with warm temperatures speeding the bloom on trees.