Our Companies: Meet Serverfarm LLC

You could say that Grant County is undergoing a ‘digital transformation’ these days; especially as data centers and server farms begin to take deeper root in the region. Fortunately, Grant County is home to a company that is an authority in driving ‘digital transformation’ and optimizing it to achieve the maximum efficiencies needed for a…

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Moses Lake Industries & Cause for Paws

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Moses Lake Industries, Great Place to Work Committee, held a “Cause for the Paws” activity for the Grant County Animal Outreach (GCAO). The GCAO was contacted to determine needs and the committee went to work gathering the items for donation. The items varied from Mopping Solution to Cat Scratchers.  The products were delivered on June…

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MLI Donates to Serve Moses Lake

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Moses Lake – With a name like Great Place to Work Committee, it is no wonder that Moses lake Industries (MLI) loves Moses Lake, and loves to give back to our community. Before Christmas, the Great Place to Work Committee was interested in participating in service projects, Dennis Draleau, Jr. Commodity Manger, contacted Serve Moses…

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Lisa Karstetter Building the region’s connections

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Lisa Karstetter said she believes what she’s best at is helping to build connections. Since moving to Quincy 30 years ago, Karstetter has helped involve herself in the community through her connections with local businesses and organizations. Through her position with the Microsoft TechSpark, Karstetter has also worked to help connect her own local community,…

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Hospital workers served thank-you BBQ lunch

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Quincy Valley Medical Center employees were treated to a barbeque lunch Wednesday afternoon at the medical center. On the menu; smoked tri-tip, smoked chicken, caesar salad, cookies and macaroni salad. Ryan Petersen, a Vantage DataCenters employee and Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce board member, arrived early that morning to the medical center with his smoker…

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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

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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

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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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