Apple growers cheer end of tariff on shipments to Mexico

Apple growers in Washington state are cheering the end of a 20% tariff on apples shipped to Mexico. The demise of the apple tariff was part of a deal reached Friday between the U.S., Canada and Mexico that also involved the removal of steel and aluminum tariffs by the U.S.

Lewiston company fined for oil spill in Wenatchee

The Washington Department of Ecology has fined a Lewiston, Idaho-based company $189,000 for an oil spill at a facility in Wenatchee, Washington. The government agency says a corroded underground pipe at the Coleman Oil plant allowed the fuel to contaminate…