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30 Under 35 | Next question: Jenny Rojanasthien

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program honored young community leaders early last year. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

Chelan-Douglas Trends | Median household income

Median household income measures all sources of income — wage and salary, investments and rents, proprietors' income, pensions, transfer payments and other sources for a household.

Rail jam draws a crowd

Josh West of Wenatchee jumps while participating in the third annual Rails and Ales rail jam on Friday night, Feb. 10. The event on Orondo Ave. between Wenatchee Ave. and Pybus Public Market featured skiing, snowboarding, music and local beer.

Chelan-Douglas Trends | Lowest average river flows per year

Change in flow is a key determinant of a river's health. Changes in flow are caused by both human and natural actions. These include rainfall, snowfall, temperature and draws for potable, industrial and agricultural use. Without adequate flows, fish do not have enough water to live, the water becomes too warm to support a healthy fish population and pollution from municipalities, industries, fertilizers and pesticides is concentrated in a smaller amount of water.

Local cheese, cider snag national Good Food awards

SAN FRANCISCO — Local makers of cheese and a hard cider topped thousands of competitors here last month to take honors at the 2017 Good Food Awards, which spotlight craftsmanship and sustainability in food production.

An apple falls in the eye of the GMO storm

After years of development, protest and regulatory red tape, the first genetically modified, non-browning apples are going on sale in the United States.

30 Under 35 | Next question: Kim Neher

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program honored young community leaders earlier ​last year​. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

Chelan-Douglas Trends | Share of population with some college or an associate’s degree

Community colleges fill a vital need in the United States. Their offering targets three types of students: those who intend to transfer to a four-year institution at some point, those who are enrolled for specific coursework related to a trade and those who need to acquire basic skills, such as English proficiency, a GED or adult literacy. This indicator captures not only those residents who have attended Wenatchee Valley College but any resident who has attended a community college elsewhere.