PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Press will host its 25th annual holiday book fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Terrell Library atrium. Discounts of 20-50 percent on all titles, drawings for free books, and complimentary refreshments will be available.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, WASH. – A brilliant moon should be all that Rudolf needs to guide Santa’s sleigh over the Pacific Northwest this Christmas. For the first time in almost four decades, a full moon will hang high in the sky, making the landscape glow – especially where there is snow.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – Dreaming of a white Christmas? With only a week to go, whether the Inland Northwest still will have snow on the ground is literally up in the air.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PUYALLUP, Wash. – Noble fir, the iconic tree of holiday greenery, is under attack by a disease known as purple needle eater. The mysterious disease attacks new growth, causing needles to turn purple and die.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences OLYMPIA, Wash. – Harvest of evergreen boughs for holiday garlands and wreaths got a late start thanks to the warmest October on record. Just what the economic impact is won’t be clear until the holiday season is over.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PUYALLUP, Wash. – Nobody wants to set up a Christmas tree in their home and have the needles start falling off well before Santa shows up.