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Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (March 14) — Demand fairly good. Market Honeycrisp slightly higher, others about steady. Wide range in prices. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 64-88s $16-19, mostly $17-19; 100-113s $16-18; 125s $17-19. Golden Delicious 72-80s $24-28, mostly $26-28; 88-100s $23-26,...
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Technology Alliance presents entrepreneur panel discussion

WENATCHEE — The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance will host “Entrepreneurial Panel: Business Owners 35 and Under,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 19 at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee. The local panelists include Charley Voorhis, owner of Voortex Productions; Beth Dew, owner of Threads — A Clothing Boutique; Jack Davison, owner and agent of...
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WCA bull test sale on March 20

NCW — The Washington Cattlemen’s Association’s 26th annual bull test sale will be held March 20 at the Bonina Sale Facility in Eltopia, 15 miles north of Pasco. An awards presentation will be held at noon with the sale starting at 12:30 p.m. Among the sale offerings will be Angus, Horned and Polled Herefords, Red Angus, Red Angus Composite, Braunvieh Beefbuilder and Simmental and...
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Informational workshops planned for Voluntary Stewardship Program

The Foster Creek Conservation District will host two community outreach workshops on March 22 about its Voluntary Stewardship Program. The first workshop from 10 to 11: 30 a.m. will be held at Bridgeport at City Hall, 1206 Columbia Ave. The second workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will be held at Town Bar and Grill in Mansfield, 34 Main St. The Voluntary Stewardship Program involves all agricultural...
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Foster Creek Conservation District seeking to fill supervisor position

WATERVILLE — The Foster Creek Conservation District offers an opportunity to contribute to conservation and community by serving on its board of supervisors. A board position is available for appointment by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Supervisors are public officials who serve a three-year term, help set policy and direct the activities of the conservation district. Members...
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South Douglas Conservation District tree sale coming up; order by March 26

WATERVILLE — Orders are now being accepted for the South Douglas Conservation District’s 30th annual spring tree and shrub sale. Native and adapted plant varieties are available for windbreaks, wildlife habitat, erosion control and landscaping. The catalog, which describes each plant’s growing needs and characteristics, may be picked up at the conservation district office in Waterville,...
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South Douglas Conservation District looking for a supervisor

WATERVILLE — Would you like to become more involved with your conservation district? South Douglas Conservation District will have an appointed supervisor position open this spring. The five-member board of supervisors meets on the first Monday of each month, except August. The supervisors set policy and direction for the conservation district. Members serve three-year terms without...
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Local railway system receives support with state, federal grants; new operator

This article was originally published on Jan. 17 in the Wilbur Register.
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Troutman honored by national group

Wade Troutman of Bridgeport, a member of the Foster Creek Conservation District Board of Supervisors since 1982, was recently selected for induction into the National Association of Conservation Districts' Hall of Distinction.
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Deli owners celebrate 1st year

The Pioneer Park Deli will celebrate its first anniversary March 25. It has been a year of hard work, learning and fun for owners Debbie Angilley and Juanita Malone.
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