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Bitcoin Plugs Into Walla Walla

At the Port of Walla Walla meeting last Thursday, a community member solicited an informal poll for those gains leasing Walla Walla land to a Bitcoin company. Those with hands raised expressed their objection to the land lease, which was later passed unanimously by the Port.

Tywen Kelly, Publisher

April 17, 2018

Over the past few years, Eastern Washington has become a hotspot of cryptocurrency mining. Cheap electricity provided by the Columbia dams and inexpensive real estate have lured  entrepreneurs and techno-libertarians from all over the world to cities like The Dalles and Wenatchee, all in the hopes of ...

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