| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The jury is still out as to whether the extreme drought conditions that continue to grip more than half of the country are the result of global climate change, but the majority of scientists do believe that a major shift in weather around the world is...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Brookings - Tom Cheesbrough was recently named the Associate Director of the SDSU Agricultural Experiment Station, pending approval of the Board of Regents.
"Dr. Cheesbrough brings deep administrative experience to this role, in addition to his...
| Dec 14, 2012
There's a category of online real estate information that I refer to as "advice for morons" that offers such stunning insights as, perhaps you ought to tidy up the house before you put it on the market.
Another perennial tip: Bake some chocolate chip...
| Dec 1, 2012
NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.
But when you ask 19-...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:52 PM
NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets.
But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Clif Bar Family Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding granted in U.S....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:36 PM
I joked in a recent Grammar Police column that if you're going to write "ahold," you might as well go all the way and use "aholt," as in "She done got aholt of me down by the holler."
A reader jumped on that one.
"Once again, Bill, you have written your...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 3:03 PM
America's favorite senior citizen, Betty White, is now an honorary Washington State University alumna.
WSU Provost Warwick Bayly presented White, 89, with a white doctor's coat at the Washington State Veterinary Medical Associations' (WSVMA) gala earlier...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Governor Christine Gregoire said that budget shortfalls in Washington are forcing her to undo her legacy of public service.
“I’m dismantling much of what I’ve built my entire career,” Gregoire said in an exclusive interview. ...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 2:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one third of breast cancer survivors experience fatigue that can affect their quality of life, but a small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some lost vitality.
After three months of twice-weekly yoga...