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Business advising saves state jobs, aerospace support

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Small Business Development Center

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – When WWII-era buildings at the Port of Moses Lake needed work in 2013, Sonico, the aircraft parts repair and maintenance business leasing those buildings, was told it would have to depart. » More …

Moses Lake business advisor earns state recognition

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Allan-PetersonMOSES LAKE, Wash. – Allan Peterson, a certified business advisor with the Washington Small Business Development Network (SBDC), was named the network’s 2016 Star Performer for his work with small business owners in eastern Washington. » More …

Businesses head to South Korea to explore new markets

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

WSBDC-LOGOMOSES LAKE, Wash. – Business owners from Grant County are headed to South Korea April 26 for an eight-day trade mission to explore export opportunities for Eastern Washington products ranging from flour to exercise equipment. » More …

Business advisor connects students to export opportunity

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

WSBDC-LOGOMOSES LAKE, Wash. – Some cookies were too sweet and others too dry, moist or just blah. But after nearly six months of research and development, students in Susan Moberg’s culinary arts class at Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center are hoping the oatmeal cookie served up at a food trade show in South Korea this week will be just right. » More …

Poor health, beloved horse inspire first equine massage college

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

equine-studies-150SOAP LAKE, Wash. – If a movie is ever made of Mary Lou Langley’s life, her Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) business advisor just might have a crack at best supporting actor. » More …

July 10, 11: WSU hosts farm-to-table livestock courses

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

livestock-200EPHRATA, Wash. – Sustainable farm-to-table livestock production lets small farms raise meat for family, friends and income while using land effectively and minimizing environmental impact. Washington State University will offer day-long courses in sustainable beef, pork, poultry, lamb and goat production July 10 and 11 at Castle Rock and Bremerton, Wash. » More …