Christmas Tree Decorating

The Microsoft / Grant PUD tree is all decorated and ready to go for next Saturday’s event at Quincy Valley Historical Society. Thank you to Lisa Karstetter, Jennifer Mickelson, and Annette Hartsbarger for decorating such a beautiful tree. The Quincy Valley Historical Society is hosting a Festival of Trees and Christmas Tree Auction. See their…

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Spreading STEM Education Awareness: Amanda Anthony

Amanda Anthony, IT Manager at Grant PUD spent the day spreading STEM education awareness at the North Central ESD Computer Science Fair! Check out her photos and what she said about the event. Who’s ready for more STEM careers? “What a fun, invigorating, heart-full-up day spent with young people from all around our area interested…

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Vantage Data Centers Ground Breaking

Congratulations Vantage Data Centers for your ground breaking! We’re super excited for your next chapter. Thank you to all our community partners for all your work on helping Grant Country grow Judy Warnick, Tom Dent, Alex Ybarra, Grant County EDC, Port of Quincy and Grant PUD. Vantage Data Centers Groundbreaking Ceremony earlier today in Quincy,…

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Most large local industrial employers remain in operation.

MOSES LAKE — Most of the region’s largest businesses are either too specialized or essential to the fight against the COVID-19 virus to change to producing medical goods or equipment, according to the head of a local industry group. “Most industries are pretty specific and are difficult to retool,” said Chuck Sutton, head of the…

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GCIA Donates $10,000 to CBF COVID-19 Crisis Fund

reCOVIDery Columbia Basin Development League

Columbia Basin Foundation EPHRATA, WA – A local business group composed of several national and international companies doing business in Grant County have contributed $10,000 to the Columbia Basin Foundation (CBF) for their COVID-19 Crisis Fund. The fund will provide financial assistance and resource support to local nonprofits that help residents and businesses during the…

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New economic development group advocates for local industry

aerial photo of Microsoft data center at night

EPHRATA – An economic champion has been created to advocate for Grant County’s industrial and technology sectors. On Tuesday, the Grant County Industrial Alliance (GCIA) announced its formation. Based in Ephrata, the new organization stated in an email that it is dedicated to clean energy, promoting local jobs, technology and a higher quality of life…

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