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Over-wintering your perennials in pots? Some tips

...result are doing their food gardening in containers," said Marianne Ophardt, an extension horticulturist with Washington State University's Benton County office. "Cultivating small (perennial) fruit like raspberries, strawberries and blueberries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-10-09/over-wintering-your-perennials-pots
Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

...and some are more hazardous than synthetics," said Linda Chalker-Scott, an extension horticulturist at Washington State University's Puyallup Re search Center. "Any improperly used pesticide will contaminate nearby terrestrial and aquatic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-04-17/benign-neglect-garde
Root rot threatens traditional Christmas fir trees

...is a problem in most areas where true firs are grown," said Gary A. Chastagner, a plant pathologist at Washington State University. "It's a national problem."Oregon leads the nation in Christmas tree production, with nearly 7 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-12/root-rot-threatens-f
Many colleges offering more help with career prep

...as much as society has changed," said John Fraire, vice president for student affairs and enrollment at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. "Questions about job security, income, graduation rates - it's to be expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-08-03/many-colleges-offering-more-
1 in 24 drivers fall asleep while driving, CDC says

...this problem."A lot of people are getting insufficient sleep," said Dr. Gregory Belenky, director of Washington State University's Sleep and Performance Research Center in Spokane.The government estimates that about 3 percent of fatal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-03/1-24-drivers-fall-asleep-whi
For happiest birthday, splurge on a 21-carrot treat

...are so scary - Bermuda is the place to live." Jim and Barbara Hogan, of McCormick, send a postcard from Washington State University, where "we traveled to witness No. 1 granddaughter Katie graduate from WSU in Pullman. Our trip across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/18/kir_128919.shtml
Bill Kirby
Librarian retires with plan to work in school systems

...engineer with the Federal Aviation Administration, Mr. Danes moved around during his early years. He attended Washington State University and decided to enter federal service. He applied for a job with the Department of the Interior's Bureau...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/10/met_442346.shtml
Metro
Full range of enigmatic painter's works to be displayed

...ranging from grain elevators to snowplows. He graduated from Spokane University in 1933, later teaching art at Washington State University, Richmond Professional Institute and California School of Fine Arts, as well as working in defense factories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/25/art_438043.shtml
Arts
Like humans, privacy of pets being protected at their own hospitals

...patients in animal hospitals. For example, Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital must release...Hospital: www.vet.utk.edu/clinical Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital: www.vetmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/03/met_414362.shtml
Metro
New book studies cheerleading's place in society

...both sexes based on gymnastics. "You can learn a lot about American society through cheerleading," said Washington State University professor Pamela Bettis, co-author of the new book, "Cheerleader!: An American Icon." It's all here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/14/art_391336.shtml
Arts