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Posted on Apr 1, 2016

Business Briefs: March 24

Cricket Wireless opens in Quincy
Cricket Wireless has opened its first retail store in Quincy.
Located at 908 Central Ave. S., the new store is open 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sundays.
Cricket’s 4G LTE network covers more than 300 million people across the nation. For more information, go to

Did you get your tax statement in the mail?
EPHRATA — Tax statements combining real, personal and manufactured homes should be arriving to property owners soon.
Current and prior year tax information is available from the Grant County Treasurer’s Office at Go to parcel information at the bottom middle of the page.
On the website, people can pay taxes online using a credit or debit card.
The treasurer’s office will continue to mail tax information notices to homeowners with mortgages and exemption notices to senior citizens who have received a full exemption of all their taxes. Send the bottom left coupon of your statement if you are paying by mail.
For 2016, the first half or full payment of taxes are due by May 2. If you have not received all your tax statements by the end of next week, call the treasurer’s office at 754-2011, extension 4299.

New executive director hired at GCEDC
MOSES LAKE — The Grant County Economic Development Council has hired Linda Martin as its executive director.
Martin, who begins work on April 11, was chosen from some 400 applicants. She is the past chief executive officer of Grow Idaho Falls, Inc.
“I am very excited about this opportunity and looking forward to working with all of you,” she said.
Martin replaces Jonathan Smith, who accepted a similar position for the Yakima County Development Association. She is an International Economic Development Council certified economic developer.