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Cannabis products may harbor fungal toxins harmful to human health, but regulations are uneven or nonexistent

Hemp and cannabis host many fungi inside and outside the plant, most of which are harmless to most people. However…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Starbucks raises US hourly wages, adds other benefits for non-union workers

Starbucks is increasing pay and benefits for most of its U.S. hourly workers after ending its fiscal year with record sales. But the company said Monday tha…

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Meat made from cells, not livestock, is here. But will it ever replace traditional meat?

A familiar aroma wafted through the Believer Meats test kitchen earlier this year as Research and Development Chef Andres Voloschin flipped sizzling strips of …

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
A calling followed: Kersey leaves Moses Lake port to head up Group14 plant

MOSES LAKE — Don Kersey said that, for him, the manufacturing sector holds an irresistible appeal. Kersey is the new manager of the Group14 Technologies facili…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Basin Street Barbershop owner looks to become part of the community

EPHRATA — Cheryl Scott heard a lot of people saying they wanted an affordable, convenient haircut — and that’s what she set out to provide when she opened Basi…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Vantage Data Centers finishes 3rd phase at Quincy facility

QUINCY — There’s an old saying in real estate, that what really matters is location. Then location, and then location. The same is true of a data center. Si…

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
WA state veterinarian urges vigilance in protecting canines

OLYMPIA — State Veterinarian Amber Itle is encouraging Washington dog owners to keep an eye on their animals as a new and unidentified canine virus has emerged…

Updated 3 months ago
REC Silicon reports on 3rd quarter

OSLO, Norway — REC Silicon announced the results of their third quarter of the fiscal year on Nov. 15. The company, which has a large re-opening and expanding …

Updated 3 months ago
Water works: Columbia Basin Project making progress with Odessa Subarea

CASHMERE — The Columbia Basin Project is making gradual progress toward completion with significant accomplishments for the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Prog…

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Regulation, economics and change focus at WA Horticultural Convention

KENNEWICK — The global market for American apples, pears and cherries, technology in the tree fruit industry, controlling pests, adding new varieties, profitab…

Updated 3 months ago
Farming technology: Vegetable Association trade show has high-tech feel

KENNEWICK — Veggies have gotten very high-tech, if the exhibitors at the 2023 Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association conference and trade show are anything to…