Chelan County PUD

Diamond Foundry

When you think of made-in-the-Northwest products, diamonds are probably not on your list. But soon, they could be. A contract signed Thursday for Columbia River hydropower clears the way for a foundry to make lab-created diamonds in Wenatchee, Washington.

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A public utility in north central Washington state wants to root out a new kind of outlaw: the rogue bitcoin miner.