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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 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Postal service seeks July rate increase

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Postal Service is asking federal regulators for a rate increase that would see the price of a first-class stamp rise to 60 cents ...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Study: Americans want big tech to compensate small papers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans want Congress to intervene in the conflict between small news publishers and “big tech” companies like Google and Facebook, according to a press release from the News Media Alliance. ...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Wash. AG sues USPS over vehicle purchase

OLYMPIA — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing the U.S. Postal Service for deciding in February to replace up to 165,000 USPS vehicles with gasoline-powered models rather than with electric veh...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Getting involved pays off

MOSES LAKE — No matter how you look at it, real estate is serious business. When you’re dealing with land, one of the most basic things a person can own, and...

Updated 4 weeks ago
NASA project coming to Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Electric airplanes are coming back to Moses Lake. Everett-based electric aircraft engine maker MagniX announced on Thursday that it is partne...

Updated 1 month ago
Main St. Hardware & Supply

WARDEN — Chris Campbell didn’t start out wanting to run a hardware store.

Updated 1 month ago
AE Aircraft Services eyes move to Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — A Seattle-based aircraft maintenance and service company is looking to start operating in Moses Lake before the end of the year. Larry Molina, maintenance manager for AE Aircraft Services, told co...

Updated 1 month ago
Georgie's Gently Used

EPHRATA – Georgie Youngers, owner of Georgie’s Gently Used at 506 C St. SW in Ephrata, said she knows what it’s like to need affordable options to take care ...

Updated 1 month ago
Commercial building code updates set to reduce carbon emissions

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Code Council, which oversees the state’s building regulations, voted 11–3 on Friday to adopt a new commercial and multi-family building energy code that will be the “most climate-fr...

Updated 1 month ago
Used car shopping

MOSES LAKE — Eric Gutierrez knows a thing or two about selling used cars. He ought to. The 25-year-old Gutierrez, owner of Wenatchee-based Mega Auto Sales...

Updated 1 month ago
Future power demand looks ‘Insanely large’ for Grant Co.

MOSES LAKE — As Grant County grows and more businesses and industries locate production in the area, the Grant County Public Utility District said it is seei...

Updated 1 month ago
Inslee visits Basin to support wildfire recovery, clean energy

COLUMBIA BASIN - Washington State Governor Jay Inslee spent Wednesday on the East side of the Cascades in Moses Lake and Ritzville to talk about renewable en...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
WA unemployment falls, local rate above average

OLYMPIA — While Washington state’s unemployment rate continues to fall, it’s still higher than the nation as a whole, according to data published Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Washington ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Peoples Bank cuts ribbon in Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Griselda Lopez, vice president and a commercial banking officer with Bellingham-based Peoples Bank, cuts the ribbon on the bank’s new Moses Lake...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
As war in Ukraine threatens global wheat supply, Washington farmers 'pray for rain' and good harvest

WASHINGTON — Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sent global food prices soaring, but Washington wheat farmers like Marci Green aren't celebrating. Green, a ...