Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • Part Two: The Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer Not everyone is excited about the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail. Land owners in Grant and Adams counties don’t like having strangers in their backyard. In the spring of 2015, a few eastern Washington... Read More

  • Demo Derby and Rodeo come back through Othello

    By CASEY McCARTHY For The Basin Business Journal OTHELLO — With its first iteration in 1948, the Othello Rodeo has come to be known as one of the best rodeos around. The Othello PRCA Rodeo is the last stop on... Read More

  • Fair is a family affair for the Whitakers

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer OTHELLO — Pigs, sheep, steers — The Whitaker children, of Moses Lake, are no strangers to these animals. “I showed a steer for the first time,” Alyssa Whitaker, a senior at Moses Lake High School... Read More

  • Irrigation water shutoff dates announced for central Washington irrigation districts

    MOSES LAKE — The irrigation season will end Oct. 23 in the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District. That’s also the last day of irrigation season in the Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District. The last day to order water changes will be... Read More

  • New public market helps showcase local businesses, produce

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer QUINCY — Every town needs a space where family, friends and neighbors can congregate and enjoy each other. In rural America, that space can come in many different forms. Larry Jones, of Quincy, noticed that... Read More

  • Grant PUD extends current wheeling charges through 2020

    By CHERYL SCHWEIZER For the Basin Business Journal EPHRATA — Certain electrical transmission costs charged to irrigation districts — and eventually to farmers — will remain unchanged for another year. Grant County PUD commissioners voted unanimously to extend the current... Read More

  • Mike Cobb named Man of the Year

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — Mike Cobb clearly remembers the 1964 county fair. He’d just moved here. “One of the first things we did was go to the Grant County Fair and Roundup,” Cobb said. “They had... Read More

  • A visit to Trinity Gardens Lavender Farm

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer GEORGE — The smell of lavender is one of the first things that impacts visitors to Trinity Gardens Lavender Farm, located southwest of George and owned and operated by the Putnam family. They have been... Read More

  • Part Three: Ditch rider ride-along

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer *Editor’s Note: This first-person story is the third in a three-part series that details reporter Rachal Pinkerton’s mid-June job shadowing of Nate Volkov, a relief rider for the Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District. In part one... Read More

  • Benton-Franklin Fair donates food, money to Second Harvest

    KENNEWICK — Second Harvest Tri-Cities received a donation of $1,310 from the Benton-Franklin Fair after the 2019 fair season, according to a press release on Sept. 17. Two dollars were donated from every ticket sold on August 20. The money... Read More

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