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Entrepreneur touts pot farm at port as job creator

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EAST WENATCHEE — The East Wenatchee man who wants to grow marijuana on Port of Douglas County property near Pangborn Memorial Airport, says the business would create 26 full-time jobs and generate more than $1 million in tax revenue this year for Douglas County.

“Marijuana is a product no more detrimental than alcohol and needs to be controlled,” Grant Guelich, president of American Farms LLC, told port commissioners Thursday.

Guelich wants to lease up to 9 acres in the southwest…

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