Jaime Skelton is the Regional Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media in Washington, covering Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Wenatchee. She has worked in online publishing for 14 years as a writer and editor, previously covering the video game industry. She now focuses on local news in the Pacific Northwest. Jaime has a passion for life sciences and environmental issues, and has previously volunteered for various conservation efforts. Since 2020, Jaime has worked extensively on helping map the mouse and zebrafish brain (Eyewire). In 2023, she was one of the 16 citizen scientists that helped complete the Drosophila connectome as part of the Flywire Consortium, offering the first full 3D model of the drosophila brain and optic neurons.
Crop Conditions in Pacific Northwest For February 2024
A summary of the Pacific Northwest Crop Progress and Condition Report for February 2024.
Latah Pollinator Summit Putting Focus on Feeding Bees
University of Idaho Extension and Rural Roots are hosting a Pollinator Summit on March 4 and March 5, 2024, focusing on bee food sources.
2023 Trout Production Report for the PNW
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its 2023 trout production report for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Sunnyside, WA to Get New Apple Processing Facility
Manzana Products Co. to launch apple processing hub in Sunnyside, WA by 2025, boosting local job market and economy.
WSU Puts the Dangerous Western Pine Beetle In Focus
Join WSU Extension's Forest Owners School session to understand the relationship between tree health and western pine beetles.
Voters Needed By Oregon Horse Council For Emergency Legislation
The Oregon Horse Council has put out an urgent call for help from equestrians, asking for them to send messages to their state legislators and asking them to vote for SB 1576A.
EPA Announces Water Infrastructure Funding in WA, OR, ID
The EPA has announced a round of water infrastructure funding, totaling over $231 Million for the Pacific Northwest.
From Farm to Table: Idaho Celebrates Community Supported Agriculture
This week (February 19-25) has been declared Idaho Community Supported Agriculture Week by Governor Brad Little.
Urgent Concerns Rise as Night Pollinators Face Starvation
Learn how nitrate radicals harm nighttime pollinators like bats and moths, affecting over 30 crops in the Pacific Northwest.
Hope For Bird Flu? Vaccine May Be 18 Months Away
US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified that a bird flu vaccine may be "18 months or so" away.