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Last Stand Rodeo back for 72nd year

COULEE CITY — The PRCA Last Stand Rodeo returns for its 72nd outing this May, hosted at the Coulee City Rodeo Grou…

Updated 1 month ago
Sila’s Moses Lake plant opening on track

MOSES LAKE — According to Sila Nanotechnologies Vice President Chris Dougher, the opening of Sila’s Moses Lake manufacturing plant, which will eventually mass …

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Apple growers see large export market, challenges

MOSES LAKE — According to Washington State Tree Fruit Association President Jon DeVaney, it is still too early in the year to make a firm apple crop prediction…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Officials: Eastern Washington could be clean energy hub

MOSES LAKE — Eastern Washington could be ground zero for clean energy, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, said Feb. 22. “I think there’s going to be a corri…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Automating agriculture: Experimentation, innovation keys to Moses Lake company’s business in evolving apple industry

MOSES LAKE — Automated Ag owner JJ Dagorret said the theory behind the equipment his company sells is very simple. “Extremely simple, almost like a lawn mo…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
WA to study viability of ag mental health hotline

OLYMPIA — In a move aimed at supporting farmers amidst rising demands for mental health resources, the Washington state legislature allocates funds in the fisc…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Small scale: Rural port districts turn to niche business

EASTERN WASHINGTON — Washington has 75 port districts scattered around the state, 21 of them in the eastern part of the state. Some of those, like the ports of…

Updated 2 months ago
High velocity: USL kicks off in Spokane

SPOKANE — Since it was announced in late 2021 that the United Soccer League would be coming to Spokane, soccer fans across the Inland Northwest have been waiti…

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Starting the cycle: Growers prepare for spring planting in the Basin

MOSES LAKE — Spring is fast approaching, which means it’s time to begin preparations for the spring planting season. Mark Kallstrom, of Kallstrom Sweet Corn, a…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Farming on display: Spokane Ag Show brings in businesses of all kinds

SPOKANE — The Inland Northwest agricultural community showed off at the Spokane Ag Show, held at the Spokane Convention Center Feb. 6-8. The 120,000-square-foo…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Potatoes USA speaker highlights trends in industry at potato conference

KENNEWICK — Potatoes can and should be part of initiatives toward healthy eating, according to Bonnie Johnson, director of nutrition and industry relations for…