In July and August, wildfires in North Central Washington burned across thousands of acres, destroyed hundreds of homes and outbuildings and tested the resolve of residents in a dozen towns and rural communities. In this report, we look at the effects of the blazes on the mainstay industry of tourism — how the fires hurt business, and how business people are firing up a recovery.
It is no secret that a lawsuit can be an expensive undertaking. Unless you have the potential of recovering a relatively large sum, the unfortunate reality is that it may not make economic sense to hire an attorney to file a lawsuit because a significant portion of your recovery could be consumed by your legal fees.
I finally got a chance to taste some of the Jones of Washington line of new white wines that were released earlier this summer. Jones Marketing Director Allan Williams said the 2013 whites and a beautiful Rosé of Syrah have a distinctive character that comes from a near perfect, long and hot growing season last year.
You’re meeting an important client or business contact. You’re dressed right for the occasion. You make great eye contact. Strong handshake. You smell great (you showered and deodorized). Everything is in order, and the meeting goes well.
In 2006, Randolph White, a restaurant owner in Virginia, received a notice from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers — better known as ASCAP — warning him that the music he played in his restaurant was protected by copyright and that he needed to obtain a license from ASCAP to play it.
WENATCHEE — One of the state’s largest independent investment banks has cast its eye towards agriculture in eastern Washington with hopes of helping local farms and orchards plan, expand and become more profitable, say its top executives.