Stories tagged: honeybees
Tue., April 24, 2018, 5 a.m.
Researchers at Washington State University may be able to help save honey bees by introducing microparticles to the bees’ digestive system that absorb harmful toxins found in pesticides.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 6 a.m.
A new study finds that a commonly used class of insecticides called neonicotinoids kills much of the sperm created by male drone honeybees, one reason why the bees are dwindling.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Two swarms of honeybees got new homes and a new job Wednesday on the governor’s mansion lawn.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
About 30,000 European honeybees will arrive at the Washington state Capitol next week.
Sun., March 8, 2015
OLYMPIA – In the Legislature, if there is a corollary to the rule “one good turn deserves another,” it is “one stupid thing begets another.” So it was late last …
Tue., June 24, 2014
The Spokane City Council unanimously approved a compromise law that sets up new regulations for food trucks operating on city streets and parking spaces. The rules allow food truck operators …
Tue., June 17, 2014
The same Spokane City Council that legalized the raising of small farm animals in March is now taking aim at protecting honeybees. Council President Ben Stuckart has introduced an ordinance …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2011
Bees, not yellow jackets, but hardworking humble honeybees, used to be taken for granted. Until a couple of decades ago, farmers and gardeners simply planted their crop and assumed bees …
Thu., Aug. 6, 2009
Washington State University researchers on the trail of a mysterious honeybee killer have narrowed the list of contributors to two: a microscopic pathogen and pesticides. “We are getting closer to …