Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • Part One: Ditch rider ride-along

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer QUINCY — I grew up on a farm in the Quincy Valley. When I was in college, I spent some of my summers changing siphon tubes for my neighbor. While I understand how the water... Read More

  • A little bit of this and a little bit of that at This & That Catering

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer QUINCY — Liane Sarty, of Quincy, knows how to cook and make food both look and taste delicious. A few years ago, Sarty started catering little things for friends. But her business, This & That,... Read More

  • Quincy, East Columbia irrigation districts get grants

    By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE Staff Writer Two Grant County irrigation districts have been awarded $600,000 in federal grants to replace and improve pipelines and feeder canals and reduce water loss. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded $300,000 each to... Read More

  • WSU grad Pat Wolf has a messy job

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer SUNNYSIDE — Washington State University graduate Pat Wolf has a messy job. He artificially inseminates cows for All West Select Sires. Wolf grew up in Pomeroy, Washington on a dry land wheat farm and cattle... Read More

  • Lentil festival coming in mid-August

    By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE For The Basin Business Journal PULLMAN — Mid-August is the time to celebrate the Palouse and some of its more unique produce as the National Lentil Festival comes to Pullman. “This is our 31st year,” said... Read More

  • Grant County Hay King entry information

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — The 2019 Grant County Fair Hay King/Queen contest is quickly approaching. To be eligible for the crown, hay must fall into dairy, export or feed store alfalfa classes. Other classes to be... Read More

  • Cherry growers having good 2019

    Good weather, good fruit quality By CHERYL SCHWEIZER For The Basin Business Journal QUINCY — Farming bears a resemblance to playing the slot machines – past a certain point, the farmer just has to trust fortune. Sometimes fortune smiles, and... Read More

  • Starr Mountain Blueberries: Bringing brain food to the people

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer QUINCY — Starr Mountain Blueberries is a family-owned business that produces and sells delicious blueberries. Owner Stacey Sarty first planted blueberries in 2007. “My wife wanted me to plant blueberries for the health benefits,” said... Read More

  • Central Washington Agricultural Museum: Celebrating all things agriculture

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer UNION GAP — Hidden behind a bank of trees, just off Interstate 82 and Highway 97, sits the Central Washington Agricultural Museum. The museum covers four acres with 33 buildings and several rows of equipment... Read More

  • Dixie Acres Farm: A berry good place for strawberry picking

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer WAITSBURG — What do strawberries, garlic, greens, tomatoes, hay and garlic have in common? They are all grown by Dixie Acres Farm. John and Lana Ash, owners of Dixie Acres Farm in Waitsburg, started their... Read More

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