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Updated 2 days ago

Peeling the apple market

QUINCY — Washington apple growers, having survived a wild and crazy 2022, are making the turn into a new year wi...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Tater talk: Potato conference equips growers

PORTLAND, Oregon — Howard Goldstein is on a mission on behalf of potatoes. “Unlike the consumer, who absolutely loves potatoes, and nothing’s going to sto...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Final flight: Last ‘Queen of the skies’ touches down in Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — The last 747 touched down briefly at the Grant County International Airport Jan. 10 as part of its final check before being delivered to its new...

Updated 2 weeks ago
North Cascades Bank VP graduates executive development program

CHELAN — Jennifer Puckett, vice president and loan operations manager at North Cascades Bank, recently graduated from the Washington Bankers Association’s Ex...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
‘Mother Nature was not kind’: Bad weather reduces 2022 Washington apple harvest

QUINCY — Weather that was too hot, then too cold and stormy, contributed to making the 2022 apple crop one of the smallest in the last 15 years. “Our Dec....

Updated 4 weeks ago
Growing feed: Focus will be on markets and production costs at NW Hay Expo

KENNEWICK — Combating disease, the state of the fertilizer market and managing inflation will be among the topics at the Northwest Hay Expo, scheduled for Ja...

Updated 1 month ago
The long haul: Trucking isn’t an easy job, but it’s essential

FIFE — Theron Wood stands in a fenced-in parking lot at the end of a narrow cul-de-sac not far from the Port of Tacoma. He’s watching a pair of forklift d...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Judge fines company for fraudulent business letters

SEATTLE — A King County Superior Court ordered two companies and their owners on Nov. 1 to pay $24.8 million in penalties after sending over 230,000 deceptive letters to small business owners in violation of the ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Joyson seeks new lease from port of Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Airbag explosive maker Joyson Safety Systems is asking the Port of Moses Lake for a new lease that would allow the company to sell its assets to a potential investor without needing port review, acco...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
AWB honors exceptional Washington employers

TACOMA — The Association of Washington Business presented its top awards to 13 employers Thursday at the annual Evening of Excellence during a gala ceremony at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. “It is our ...