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File photo. Developers are showing interest in converting public grazing lands in central Washington into large solar farms.

Home On The (Solar) Range: Energy Developers Clamor For Washington’s Grazing Land

Renewable energy developers are showing interest in converting public grazing lands in sunny central Washington into large solar farms. The state Department of Natural Resources says around 15 companies have expressed interest in long-term leases of public rangeland properties, primarily in Klickitat County but also in Yakima, Grant, Douglas and Kittitas counties. Continue Reading Home On The (Solar) Range: Energy Developers Clamor For Washington’s Grazing Land

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Stemilt Growers, based in Wenatchee, Wash., adopted a ladybug in its logos as part of a "Responsible Choice" campaign in 1989. Courtesy Stemilt Growers

Major Wenatchee Fruit Company Stemilt Growers Settles Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Suit

In the wake of the Me Too movement, a sexual harassment and retaliation case at a large fruit company brings the issue closer to home in Wenatchee. Stemilt Growers, a leader in Washington’s apple and cherry industry, has agreed to pay nearly $100,000 to settle a lawsuit with a former employee. Continue Reading Major Wenatchee Fruit Company Stemilt Growers Settles Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Suit

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