Friday, January 22, 2021


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Updated 7 hours, 35 minutes ago

Fire guts Warden potato processing plant, prompts nighttime evacuation

A fire that started late Thursday afternoon completely gutted a major potato processing facility and prompted an...

Updated 21 hours, 55 minutes ago
Not the next Sea-Tac: Grant County International Airport not on panel’s list

As state officials struggle to identify a site for a new, large passenger airport in Washington to take traffic from the much-burdened Seattle-Tacoma Interna...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
Carrying on the family business: Gosi’s Artisan Woodfire keeps it small and traditional

If you head on over to 1571 Yonezawa Blvd., right behind Wendy’s and the Taco’s El Rey Taqueria, you won’t find a building there. But you won’t quite find a ...

Updated 1 week ago
Cutting edge: Broken Branch Carvings owner watches passion project become a business

Much like one of his wood carvings, Cole Liebrecht didn’t see his business becoming what it has when he first picked up the craft in November 2019. But what ...

Updated 1 week ago
Banks to accept next round of PPP loan applications next week

A senior manager with Banner Bank in Moses Lake said most small business owners will be able submit applications for the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans as soon as next week.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
The Latest: France extends curfew nationwide to fight virus

PARIS -- All of France will be under a stricter curfew starting Saturday at 6 p.m. for at least 15 days to fight spread of the coronavirus.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
US agency updating auto safety ratings for new technology

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency wants to update its ratings system for vehicle safety to include testing of some new advanced driver-assist systems as it tries to keep up with changing tec...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
France to expel delivery man refusing Kosher orders

PARIS (AP) — A court in eastern France convicted a delivery driver of anti-Semitic discrimination an Thursday for refusing to take orders for kosher food, and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said the Algerian m...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Petco goes public again as spending on dogs and cats soars

NEW YORK (AP) — Petco, the pet store chain, went public again Thursday, hoping to cash in on people's obsessions with their furry pets.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 2.79%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week in an indication that the long period of record-low rates could soon be over.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Toyota to pay $180M for failing to report emissions defects

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota will pay $180 million to settle U.S. government allegations that it failed to report and fix pollution control defects in its vehicles for a decade.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Lawsuit: Community college program was human trafficking

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Eleven students from Brazil and Chile have filed a federal lawsuit accusing a northwest Iowa community college, a recruitment company, a pet food manufacturer and a packaging company of hu...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Poshmark's shares soar in debut to public markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Poshmark Inc. more than doubled in their debut trading in the public markets Thursday, a testament to the strength of the online marketplace for second-hand goods even during a pandemic.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Correction: Spotted Owl-Protected Habitat story

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a story Jan. 13, 2021, about a reduction of protected habitat for the northern spotted owl, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 300 acres of owl habitat burned in recent Oregon...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Unions: Passenger rails need better security, no-ride list

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two major railroad workers unions have asked the Department of Homeland Security to beef up security on Amtrak and other passenger lines, including by creating a no-ride list akin to the no-fly...