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Man arrested after gunshots narrowly miss Gebbers CEO

WENATCHEE — Authorities say Cass Gebbers — a co-owner of one of the largest orchard and cattle businesses in the country — was the target of an attempted murder Wednesday afternoon. A suspect is in custody.

Business roundup | Taco Time cooking up second location

WENATCHEE — Does the Wenatchee Valley really need another Mexican restaurant? Robby Tonkin, whose family-run Taco Time Northwest owns 44 Taco Time restaurants in Washington, answered last month with an enthusiastic: “Yes — if that restaurant brings something unique to the market.”

Business Roundup | Union: Last day for Wenatchee Works is Jan. 5

WENATCHEE — January 5 will be the last day of work for all but a handful of the 428 employees at Alcoa’s Wenatchee Works smelter, a top union official said Nov. 24. Elected officials in New York, meanwhile, announced they had reached an agreement with Alcoa to keep open for three more years one of the smelters slated for closure.

Business Roundup | Ra keeps on trucking with healthy food options

WENATCHEE — Ra, the parkside food truck celebrating its second year in business, has evolved into what owners say is the Wenatchee Valley’s go-to place for healthy, organic, vegan, gluten-free and — yes, believe it — yummy offerings.

Business Roundup: Battle of the Bob’s?

EAST WENATCHEE — Not one but two new restaurants named Bob’s are sprouting in East Wenatchee. And not only do they have similar names, but they’re only about a block apart. Confused yet?