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Charter College grand opening

Everyday Business | Charter College holds grand opening

Angela Hansen, campus manager of Charter College in East Wenatchee, cuts a ceremonial ribbon at the school's grand opening Friday. From right to left are student Wesley Hester (behind scissors), East Wenatchee Mayor Steve Lacy, East Wenatchee City Councilman Tim Detering, Wenatchee Police Chief Tom Robbins and Josh Swayne, Charter's chief operating officer. 

Stacy Luckensmeyer | WVC’s adult education program is re-imagined

Rufus Woods and I met up over coffee recently and found ourselves swapping stories of different organizations and businesses locally that had reinvented themselves and why. For some, this came after recognizing a need to simplify, to return to their original mission so they could accomplish more. Others were seizing or creating opportunities that would bring about the same result. When we discovered this common thread, we realized the importance of sharing these stories of re-innovation and growth to inspire and embolden others to do the same.
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Everyday Business | Home sales still sizzling

In case you’re counting, Wenatchee-market homes priced at $350,000 and less sold in May at a rate of about 65 per month, according to the most recent report from Pacific Appraisal Associates. Year-to-date unit sales were up 19 percent to 355. Year-to-date dollar volume was up 24 percent to hit $93.5 million. Median price was up 9 percent to $242,900. Listings in May were up 47 percent to 153. Listings year-to-date were up 24 percent to to 609.