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  • Rubio Family Makes College Possible

    This spring a Brewster High School graduate will receive a special new WAEF scholarship. The Rubio Family scholarship is offered for the first time this year to graduates of Brewster High School. What makes this award so special is that... Read More

  • Economic Impact of USA Pear Export Programs

    Portland, ORE – February 17, 2017. Just how effective and impactful are Northwest Pear export promotions? That was the question that Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) set out to answer with an econometric study. The study, conducted by Dr. Harry Kaiser... Read More


    Port Slowdown Still Felt After Two Years ELLENSBURG – Reliability was the word just about every presenter called upon at the annual Central Washington University Economic Outlook Conference on Feb. 28. Washington agricultural exporters became unreliable during the four months... Read More

  • Highlights: Central Washington University Economic Outlook Conference

    John Szczepanski Shares About Today's Hay Export Industry ELLENSBURG – John Szczepanski started the presentation on hay at the Central Washington University Economic Outlook Conference on Feb. 28 by saying “hay is not just hay.” He was speaking of hay... Read More

  • Amanda Baltzell Paints Seahawks Players

    Not everyone is able to take a childhood hobby, turn it into an avocation, and then use that talent to meet their heroes. But Amanda Luck Dalzell did exactly that. "It's pretty amazing," says Dalzell about being commissioned by Cliff... Read More

  • Chris Voigt…The Rest of The Story

    Chris Voigt, Executive Director of Washington State Potato Commission[/caption]Washington State Potato Commission Executive Director Chris Voigt somehow broke his toe skiing a "terrain park" and landing a "huge jump." Even his orthopedic doctor had never before seen a toe broken... Read More

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