WATERVILLE — An Orondo fruit warehouse says its insurance policy unlawfully denied coverage of scald damage in a large apple crop, leading to financial losses.
PALISADES — A Douglas County irrigation district illegally funded a major pipe project in 2015 by allowing three of its board members to contribute to the construction out of their own pockets, the state Auditor's Office says.
- Orondo fruit grower sues insurers over damaged apple crop
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- Stemilt Ag settles lawsuit for $200,000 in workers’ back pay
- Lake Chelan's wine-country designation turns 10
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- Covered apple crops may be a hedge against climate-change damage
- Supreme Court says non-picking field work requires separate pay
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WENATCHEE — More than 10,000 farmworkers are in line for a financial settlement after North Central Washington’s largest agricultural firm agreed this month to pay $200,000 to end a lawsuit.
EPHRATA - The food on your plate likely ate hay harvested in the Columbia Basin but the use of hay as fodder for animals is only a fraction of the economic equation.
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