Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to hold monthly luncheon

    Category: Events

    The Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is holding its monthly General Membership Networking Luncheon Sept. 19, where attendees can hear from local business leaders and see the contributions the Latino community makes for the region’s small businesses. The event will... Read More

  • Ag World fundraiser nets $91,000 for Ronald McDonald House

    KENNEWICK — Farmers and golfers raised more the $91,000 this year for the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) at the fifth annual Ag World Golf Classic at the Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick. “The Ag World Golf Classic has... Read More

  • REC posts loss, but CEO still optimistic

    MOSES LAKE — Norway-based REC Silicon posted a loss of $9.6 million on revenue of $58.9 million for the second quarter of 2018 (April-June). And if the international market for polysilicon doesn't improve in the next year, REC Silicon will... Read More

  • 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

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  • 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.
  • Public invited to review gypsy moth environmental documents March 7, 2018
    OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is now accepting public comments on a proposed plan to eradicate gypsy moths at two sites in Western Washington totaling 1,300 acres.
  • WSDA prepared to enforce Brassica seed regulations February 26, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is prepared to pursue legal action against Brassica seed growers who do not coordinate their growing locations with other growers. This has become an ongoing problem, especially in northwestern Washington counties, and is placing commercial seed growers at risk of cross-pollination, potentially reducing the value of their crops.