Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • Roland Springer excited to affect change on wider scale

    By CASEY MCCARTHY Staff Writer BOISE, Idaho — Roland Springer said he’s looking forward to having a more region-wide impact as he continues to settle into his new role as the Bureau of Reclamation’s deputy regional director of resources for... Read More

  • Washington Winegrowers Association announces award winners

    KENNEWICK — Four wine industry leaders were recognized during the annual convention of the Washington Winegrowers Association, held in March. David Minick was recognized as the Grower of the Year. The owner, as well as founding winemaker, of Willow Crest... Read More

  • Washington State University bee center in Othello opens

    By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE Staff Writer OTHELLO — Eventually at this former Monsanto lab east of Othello, there will be bees — lots of them. “They are all in California and should arrive soon,” said Scott Weybright, spokesman for the... Read More

  • H-2A worker program affected by COVID-19

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday, March 16, gave farmers and orchardists who depend on H-2A workers a scare. An announcement was posted on the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico webpage stating that non-emergency visa services... Read More

  • WSU program aims to give students wider scope on agriculture

    By CASEY MCCARTHY Staff Writer PULLMAN — In the Agricultural & Food Business Economics Program at Washington State University, students are learning to understand and affect agriculture on a larger scale. Rebecca Liao-Cance serves as an adviser for the major... Read More

  • How school closures affected one Moses Lake FFA student

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — While some students may be rejoicing that they don’t have school right now, for one FFA student, it means a loss of money for his college fund. Dylan Voss is a junior... Read More

  • Food supply chain remains solid during virus outbreak

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — As essential foods, such as bread and milk, fly off shelves, food suppliers are attempting to refill the shelves as quickly as possible. “We’re running our bakeries at capacity to fill the... Read More

  • Draft report recommends leaving Snake River dams alone

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration have released a draft report of the Environmental Impact Statement in regard to removing four dams on the Snake... Read More

  • Upcoming events — Are they happening?

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — As public officials reacting to COVID-19 cancel school and work for many people, event planners are taking a hard look at upcoming events and making tough decisions about whether to hold their... Read More

  • Saving water and energy with sprinkler heads

    By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE Staff Writer PASCO — David Wagstaff is on a mission to help every farmer he can irrigate crops better. “Right now, everybody typically buys a sprinkler and that sprinkler is expected to do everything, everywhere,” Wagstaff... Read More

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