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Updated 5 hours, 38 minutes ago

REC Silicon to reopen Moses Lake plant

MOSES LAKE — REC Silicon is going to resume production of solar-grade polysilicon at its facility in Moses Lake,...

Updated 1 day, 6 hours ago
Avian flu detected in Grant Co.

MOSES LAKE — Avian influenza has arrived in Grant County, according to the Grant County Health District. According to Monica Mecham, a spokesperson for th...

Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago
The Busy Bean moves to new Soap Lake location

SOAP LAKE — The Busy Bean, a coffee shop in Soap Lake, got a new look and a new address this week.

Updated 2 days, 6 hours ago
Quincy’s B Street Market adds more Saturdays

QUINCY — Quincy’s B Street Market is expanding its days of operation for summer 2022. The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday – with one excep...

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Grapes don't give up

COLUMBIA BASIN — Despite a cold spring, wine grapes are looking good, according to a couple of local growers.

Updated 1 week ago
Considering the ultimate DIY?

MOSES LAKE — It’s no secret that there’s a housing shortage in the Columbia Basin. One way some aspiring homeowners are dealing with this shortage is by b...

Updated 1 week ago
A very purposeful accident

MOSES LAKE — Amy Jean Winter didn't start out trying to make her dream come true. “I’m new to Moses Lake,” Winter said, explaining that she and her husban...

Updated 1 week ago
AG settles poultry gouging lawsuit

OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced on Thursday that chicken producer Mar-Jac Poultry will pay the state $750,000 as the company seeks to settle its portion of a major state lawsuit again...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Officials urge precautions as avian flu hits state

OLYMPIA — As avian influenza continues to spread through backyard flocks across Washington, state agriculture officials are asking residents to delay live ma...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Potato exports rise with mixed distribution

DENVER — U.S. potato exports rose in the nine months from July 2021 through the end of March 2022, according to data released Wednesday from producer group USAPotatoes.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Local firm to develop hybrid aircraft

MOSES LAKE — AeroTEC and electric aircraft motor maker MagniX announced on Wednesday a major deal with Los Angeles-based electric aircraft pioneer Surf Air M...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Inslee appoints Doyle to building code council

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee announced on Tuesday he has appointed longtime building industry professional Daimon Doyle to the Washington State Building Code Council. Doyle is a builder, Life Director for the Nat...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Moses Lake Sears Hometown location closing

MOSES LAKE — The Sears Hometown outlet in downtown Moses Lake is closing its doors, and everything in stock is discounted as part of a “blowout sale,” with l...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
State officials urge poultry growers to take steps to mitigate avian flu

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is asking owners of chickens, ducks and other domestic birds to be vigilant following an outbreak of...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
USDA to issue aid to growers impacted by natural disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Monday that it will make $6 billion in relief payments to commodity and specialty crop growers affected by natural disasters in 2020 and 2021. Th...