Jaime Skelton is a Regional Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media serving Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Wenatchee, Washington. She has worked in online publishing for 14 years as a writer and editor, initially covering the video game industry but now covering local news in Central and Eastern Washington. She has a particular passion for environmental issues.
Pendleton Cattle Barons Increases Scholarships to $20,000
Pendleton Cattle Barons, a western heritage event held annually at the Pendleton Convention Center and Round-Up Pavilion in Oregon, has announced that it will increase its scholarship fund to $20,000 in 2024.
Yakima Chief Hops Announces FWD: Community Brewing Innovation
In partnership with Yakima Chief Ranches, Yakima Chief Hops (YCH) has launched FWD, a hop innovation program designed around community involvement.
Pawsome Preparedness: Your Guide to Basic Pet First Aid
We owe it to our pets to give them the best care possible, and to keep them healthy and happy. Because of that, it's crucial that we master pet first aid.
Free Drip Irrigation Guides Released by Rivulis
Rivulis, an international company that offers micro-irrigation products and solutions, has announced the release of new drip irrigation guides to their website. These guides are free and designed to be easy to read, search, and reference by all skill levels.
Coastal Steelhead Fishing Regulations for 2023-2024 Announced in WA
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced its regulations for the state's 2023-2024 coastal steelhead fishing season.
Cold, Dry Weather Bringing End to Fall Fieldwork in PNW
The weekly crop progress and condition report for the Pacific Northwest is available for the week ending November 26. Cold weather and early freezing conditions were reported as fall fieldwork wraps up.
Soil Acidity Management Workshop Series Begins November 30
WSU, UI, and the PNW Farmers' Network are joining together to host "Acidic Soils Solutions," a three-part workshop on soil acidity management.
CEQ Pressured Further for Info About Columbia River Negotiations
A new letter has been sent to the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Brenda Mallory, demanding transparency in its involvement in the Columbia River System Operations litigation and mediation.
Mild Fall Weather Encourages Fieldwork And Cattle Grazing In PNW
The USDA has released its weekly crop progress and condition report for the Pacific Northwest. This week's report covers November 13 through November 19, 2023. Mild conditions resulted in good grazing and fieldwork opportunities.
HPAI Continuing to Spread in OR As 790,000 More Birds Euthanized
As of November 17, 2023, Oregon has new confirmed cases of avian influenza, resulting in the euthanization of almost 790,000 birds.
PNW Livestock Organizations Unite To Protest Grizzly Bear Plan
This week, livestock organizations in the northwest United States joined together to send a formal letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, asking the federal organization to not proceed with a plan to introduce an experimental population of grizzly bears to the North Cascade ecosystem.
Invasive European Green Crab Found At Salt Creek Recreation Area
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is praising the efforts of partners and the public in managing a new European green crab sighting in Salt Creek Recreational Area.