Grant County Cost of Living Index Update 2021

By Nic Thurston | March 2, 2021

The Grant County EDC’s website has been updated with new COLI information for 2021, as well as updated statistics for each information page. These new statistics were only just released and we urge you to take a look on our website to see all our changes at http://www.grantedc.com/business-resources/cost-of-living/ With our COLI work, we also have […]

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Grant County EDC Board Members Update

By Nic Thurston | March 2, 2021

The new year has brought about changes to the Grant County EDC’s board member roster! Please join us in thanking those who have participated with wonderful effort in this previous, quite difficult year while also welcoming the new members coming on to help us to strengthen our community! Gregg Fletcher is our new President, which […]

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Grant County EDC Welcomes Joseph Akers

By Nic Thurston | March 2, 2021

The Grant County Economic Development Council would like to take this opportunity to welcome our newest staff member, Joseph Akers! Joseph has lived in the Moses Lake area of Grant County for over thirty years. Of those thirty years, he has been happily married for twenty-eight of them and also has three grown children! Living […]

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Wastewater Infrastructure in Mattawa

By Nic Thurston | February 3, 2021

The Port of Mattawa is working to expand and improve the infrastructure of its Wastewater Treatment System to accommodate the increasing growth of the wine grape crushing/bulk wine-making industry in central Washington as well as support other food processing in the Mattawa area. Funding for Phase 4 of the Port of Mattawa’s Infrastructure Improvement Project will go directly to […]

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New SBDC Partnerships

By Nic Thurston | February 3, 2021

The SBDC (Small Business Development Center) for Washington State has new partnerships with WSU, Washington Department of Agriculture and Washington Department of Commerce Allan Peterson with the SBDC at the Grant EDC and the Washington SBDC network is partnering with the WA departments of Agriculture and Commerce as well as WSU in order to help […]

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Grant County COLI Q4 2020 Update

By Nic Thurston | February 3, 2021

The Grant County EDC’s website has been updated with new COLI information for Q4 of 2020, as well as updated statistics for each information page. These new statistics were only just released and we urge you to take a look on our website to see all our changes at www.grantedc.com! With our COLI work, we […]

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CARES Act Continued

By Nic Thurston | October 23, 2020

CARES Act dollars for the county have been quite successful thus far. As of this writing, we have delivered funds to 217 businesses county wide. On these forms, business owners identified each of the jobs possibly saved by these funds in Grant County. With this information, we estimate that the CARES Act helped saved anywhere […]

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Grant County EDC Drone Updates

By Nic Thurston | October 23, 2020

Grant County EDC has had their drone in the air no less than four separate times. Recordings of several golf courses in Grant County for the Grant County Magazine as well as both recordings and video of the new hangar being built with AeroTEC. While the several golf courses were an easy process– arrive and […]

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Grant County Statistics

By Nic Thurston | October 23, 2020

The Grant County EDC’s website has been updated with new COLI information, as well as updated statistics for each information page. Subpages such as ESRI information and municipality sheets are being updated as needed, and each individual page has seen an update as of this writing. This information has been made accurate to the best […]

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CARES Act Continued

By Nic Thurston | September 21, 2020

The CARES Act grants continue in Grant County. We have received close to 200 business applications for the CARES Act grant and so far we have received word that nearly 150 have received or will receive grant funds with another 40 businesses pending approval. A push has been made to reach the Hispanic community in […]

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