Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • LocalTel expands into Grant County market

    MOSES LAKE — Residential and business internet provider LocalTel is big enough to offer 24-hour customer service, yet small enough to make it personal. With that, the Wenatchee-based business decided to enter the Moses Lake market, providing a great deal... Read More

  • In Assaasafofum, charity leads to self-sufficiency

    Businesses, faith leaders and city government in Othello came together last year to bring a tractor, a tiller and other equipment to an impoverished village in Ghana so small that it does not appear on most maps. Not far from... Read More

  • Apple Commission hires new communications coordinator

    The Washington Apple Commission has hired Toni Lynn Adams as the new communications outreach coordinator. Adams' responsibilities include communicating trade information to apple growers, developing website improvements, corresponding with market country representatives and publicizing the WAC's mission. The grower-governed public... Read More

  • An uncertain market for Washington wheat

    Between the beginning of tariffs and the withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Washington wheat farmers may be facing a difficult year ahead. While growers are somewhat optimistic about the upcoming year, tumultuous trade relations threaten to sideline what farmers hope... Read More

  • Pita Pit serves it up fresh in Moses Lake

    The Pita Pit Corporation has a cookie-cutter approach, if you will, creating its restaurants with similar design and business format. But owner Pam Leseman says her operations in Ephrata and now Moses Lake have their own unique style. Pita Pit at... Read More

  • Mattawa’s farmers market pilot project takes off

    MATTAWA — After Mattawa's first farmers market, Wednesday, July 11, vendors and organizers see the start of the Wahluke Agricultural Market as a success and are optimistic that the pilot project is ready to take off. Another market is scheduled... Read More

  • Mi Casa Market has something for everybody

    MOSES LAKE — The sounds of a Mariachi filled the air from a local radio station set up for the grand opening at 723 Third Ave. Trucks and cars honked as they drove by, hands waving out the window at... Read More

  • Cherries, and growers, caught in international trade war

    Category: Crops

    ROYAL SLOPE — Cherry season 2018 is winding down; it looks like a big crop and a good quality crop – but while that’s important it’s not the most important thing about cherries right now. Quality and crop size are... Read More

  • Central Washington State Fair in Yakima offers plenty of fun, food and entertainment

    The Central Washington State Fair in Yakima is the original State Fair of Washington. Started in 1892 the Fair has become the ultimate showcase for the agriculture products raised in Central Washington. It has also become the single largest family... Read More

  • Microsoft, Second Harvest Food Bank comes to Quincy

    QUINCY — Volunteers repackaged and distributed about 11,600 pounds of food to families in Quincy June 20, the latest stop in a monthly food distribution co-sponsored by Second Harvest in Spokane and the Microsoft data center in Quincy. Other eastern... Read More

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  • WSDA expands apple maggot quarantine into Methow Valley October 11, 2018
    WSDA is expanding the state`s apple maggot quarantine into parts of Okanogan County, in an effort to slow the spread of this invasive pest and protect commercial apple production.
  • WSDA trappers start annual hunt for pests May 31, 2018
    WSDA has begun its annual hunt for pests that threaten the state`s agriculture industry. Trappers are hitting the road to set traps throughout the state to monitor for the introduction or spread of a variety of invasive pests, including gypsy moths, apple maggot and Japanese beetle.
  • Season to treat invasive Spartina starts in June May 16, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will begin this year`s treatment season for Spartina on June 1 with the treatments continuing through November. Survey and eradication efforts of the aggressive, noxious weed will take place in multiple areas, including Grays Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Puget Sound, the north and west sides of the […]
  • Gypsy moth treatments begin in Kitsap and Pierce counties May 3, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will conduct the first of three treatments to eradicate European gypsy moths next week. In total, WSDA will treat about 1,300 acres with Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki), which is approved for use on organic food crops and has been safely used in previous gypsy moth eradication projects […]
  • Businesses will need new license endorsement to produce marijuana-infused edibles March 20, 2018
    OLYMPIA -- As of April 1, statutory authority to regulate the makers of marijuana edibles will be added to the administrative responsibilities of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), a move that will require these businesses to apply for a special endorsement on their business licenses.