Monday, March 01, 2021


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Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago

Mortgage broker says it's still a good time to buy

MOSES LAKE — Even as bankers, brokers and lenders are whispering that interest rates may rise sometime this year...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Booming construction helps alleviate some COVID-19 impacts in Grant County

A booming construction industry helped cushion the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Grant County’s economy in 2020.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Norwegian billionaire seeks to become REC board chair, company grows

The second-richest man in Norway wants to be the next chairman of REC Silicon’s board of directors.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Washington Potato lays off 62 workers at Warden facility

Pasco-based Oregon Potato Company announced Friday it was permanently laying off 62 employees at Warden-based Washington Potato Company, which caught fire in...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Easterday Ranches files for bankruptcy

A major Columbia Basin feedlot operator filed for bankruptcy days after being accused by its sole customer of $225 million in fraudulent billing for the care and feeding of around 200,000 non-existent cows.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Dent aviation bills advance in Olympia

Two aviation-related bills sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, advanced toward becoming law Tuesday in the Washington Legislature.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
AeroTEC hopes to turn Moses Lake into jumbo jet repair center

AeroTEC’s CEO sees at least part of the company’s future providing a base for the repair and maintenance of 747s right here in Moses Lake.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Dent aims to revamp state law on noxious weed control

House Bill 1355 came about when the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board and other local officials wanted to fix and update weed control regulations.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
New Othello airport hangar delayed

It turned out to have been a good thing the Port of Othello was a little behind schedule on construction of its new, 10-plane hangar at the Othello Municipal Airport.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Team seeks to wire Adams County for broadband

Adams County set up a task force to see what it would take to get the entire county wired for broadband internet.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Samaritan finances affected by COVID-19 outbreak

Samaritan Healthcare of Moses Lake made some money in November 2020, but the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect its finances.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Bill addressing overtime retroactive pay gets hearing

Many farm owners in the state who testified in support of Senate Bill 5172 during a legislative hearing Thursday.

Updated 1 month ago
Quincy's Paradise Park neighborhood enters Phase Two of development

Aho Construction just entered its second phase of the Paradise Park neighborhood in Quincy, with buyers able to pick out lots and plans.

Updated 1 month ago
New hangar expands prospects for AeroTEC

There’s a new airplane hangar at the Grant County International Airport.

Updated 1 month ago
Moses Lake-Othello Association of Realtors names new officers, gives annual awards

he Moses Lake-Othello Association of Realtors (MLOAR) handed out its annual awards during a short online ceremony Tuesday.

Updated 1 month ago
Bills could protect Washington farmers following court ruling

Legislation in the state House and Senate may protect Washington farmers from being required to pay employees for overtime retroactively, a possibility stemming from a Washington Supreme Court ruling in November.