Tuesday, August 4, 2015

GROUNDWORK LAID FOR NEW PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION

The groundwork is laid and construction plans are in progress for pump stations and pipelines to carry irrigation water from the Columbia Basin Project to those farmers--who are eligible--pumping ground water from the Odessa subarea. 

The work is being done by the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District (ECBID) as part of the Odessa Ground Water Replacement Program (OGWRP). Along with landowners, the program is a partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Ecology’s Office of Columbia (OCR), and ECBID, to reduce the depletion of the Odessa aquifer by moving 87,000 acres

Monday, August 3, 2015

Small Business: Get Gateway Pacific Project Done

Boon to economy will benefit every Washingtonian

OLYMPIA, Wash., July 31, 2015—Washington state’s voice of small business today urged the Army Corps of Engineers to complete its environmental impact statement on the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point in Whatcom County.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Alexandria Nicole Cellars appears on HGTV Tiny House, Big Living

Monday, August 3 at 6pm or 9pm (depending on carrier & time zone)

Paterson, WA, July 30, 2015– Alexandria Nicole Cellars prides themselves on providing "cutting edge" experiences for their wine club members. This spring their cult style wine club following has been abuzz with excitement as the club will receive national coverage on HGTV Tiny House, Big Living. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kirkland's Rightside Appoints Jason Silverstein as Vice President of Product and Engineering

Jason Silverstein Joins Domain Name Service Provider to Add Technology Experience and Expertise to Enrich Innovative Growth

Kirkland-based Rightside a provider of domain name services that advance the way businesses and consumers define and present themselves online, today announced that it has appointed Jason Silverstein as Vice President of Product and Engineering.

The move will help Rightside, which now owns more than 300,000 of the six million top-level domains (TLDs) currently available to the public, add technology experience and expertise to enrich and accelerate its innovative growth.

Kirkland's ATGStores.com Wins BBB's Washington Large Business of the Year!

BBB ANNOUNCES WASHINGTON BUSINESS OF THE YEAR RECIPIENTS FOR 2015
Torch Awards Honor Businesses That Demonstrate Excellence and Integrity

DuPont, Wash. — July 21, 2015 — Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is proud to announce this year’s winners of the Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards:

2015 Washington Large Business of the Year: ATGStores.com (based in Kirkland)  It's interesting to note that ATGStores.com is a Lowes company.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Classes at Li'l Sprout Garden Center


Classes at Li'l Sprout Garden Center in Millcreek, WA

Hydroponic Gardening
August 8, 2015 
11:00 am • Free
Join our expert hydroponic gardener Mike as he discusses how to grow plants year round without soil. Great for growing organic vegetables in condos or small spaces. Mike will talk about the

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Planetary Resources’ First Spacecraft Successfully Deployed

Planetary Resources' Testing asteroid prospecting technology on orbit

Redmond, Washington – July 16, 2015 – Planetary Resources, Inc., the asteroid mining company, announced today that its Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) spacecraft deployed successfully from the International Space Station’s (ISS) Kibo airlock and has begun its 90-day mission.  The demonstration vehicle will validate several core technologies including the avionics, control systems and software, which the company will incorporate into future spacecraft that will venture into the Solar System and prospect for resource-rich near-Earth asteroids.