January 13, 2020

AWB kicks off 2020 session with a focus on statewide prosperity

AWB's government affairs team is already deeply engaged as the Legislature officially begins its 60-day "short" session today. Hearings on major le...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
November 26, 2019

Enthusiastic 10-year-old 'Change Maker' will light Holiday Kids' Tree (w/ video)

When the Holiday Kids' Tree lights go on next Friday, Dec. 6, a young "change maker" from Lewis County will be the one flipping the switch. ...
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November 4, 2019

Cosmic Crisp reviews: "That's everything I like in an apple all at once..."

I'll admit to being a little bit of a super fan when it comes to Washington's newest apple, the Cosmic Crisp. ...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 1
October 28, 2019

National gaze turns to Colville and growing CLT industry

National Public Radio featured Vaagen Timbers last week in a report on how the growing cross-laminated timber (CLT) industry is "bridging divi...
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October 14, 2019

Day 7: Manufacturing Week bus tour concludes with energy, tech, hops and more

Seven days on the road ended on Thursday as the AWB Manufacturing Week bus tour cruised through the rich farmland of south-central Washington. From...
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October 9, 2019

Day 6: Aluminum, bioplastics, grain and more in Eastern Washington (w/ video)

The range of what Washington can grow, produce, refine and create was on display during the sixth day of AWB’s Manufacturing Week bus tour, as th...
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October 8, 2019

Day 5: Manufacturing Week bus tour heads to Central Washington fruit processing, boat building, high-tech timber and more (w/ video)

The AWB Manufacturing Week tour bus began the fifth day of its cross-state tour in Cashmere, where a forward-thinking port district has created a t...
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October 7, 2019

Day 4: Green Manufacturing Award honors one of the cleanest refineries in the nation (w/ video)

AWB’s Manufacturing Week bus tour began its second leg this morning in the northwest corner of the state for the presentation of an award for env...
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October 6, 2019

Seattle manufacturer receives manufacturing award on third day of statewide tour (w/ video)

From the largest private-sector employer in Washington to an incubator for next-generation makers, the Manufacturing Week bus tour had a little bit...
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October 3, 2019

Day 2: Manufacturing Week bus tour hits King County (w/ video)

The power of manufacturing jobs was in evidence during the second day of AWB’s Manufacturing Week bus tour. The first two stops were at social en...
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