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WSU Cougar football season kickoff set for Saturday

falkPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will kick off the Labor Day weekend and open the 2015 football season at home this Saturday (Sept. 4), when the Cougars play host to the Vikings of Portland State University at 11 a.m. in Martin Stadium. At mid-week, more than 5,000 tickets remained available for the opening football game. Tickets can be ordered by calling 1-800-GOCOUGS.Continue reading

The hottest place in Washington state was …

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

agweathernet-logo-250PROSSER, Wash. – As Washington state emerges from its most blistering summer on record, the state’s hottest place was, ironically, an area known for giant irrigation sprinklers and well-tended orchards and vineyards. With the mercury hovering above 100 degrees for 22 days, including a scorching 113 in June, the Tri-Cities area earned the gold star.Continue reading

Forest stewardship class includes wildfire mitigation

forest-250LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. – Minimizing wildfire risk is among the management skills that will be taught in the hands-on Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course to be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 16-Nov. 4, at the Liberty Lake Public Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake, Wash.Continue reading

Sandia physicist accepts first joint appointment with WSU

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Marcus-Knudson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Sandia National Laboratories physicist Marcus Knudson is the first joint faculty appointee to serve both Sandia and Washington State University. Using Sandia’s unique Z machine, he will enhance fundamental research into the compression of materials under extreme conditions.Continue reading

Sept. 22: Course helps farmers start, run successful business

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

farm-course-cowsEVERETT, Wash. – New and current farmers will gain skills in business planning and direct marketing in an in-depth course starting Sept. 22 at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.Continue reading