WASHINGTON — Employers in the U.S. added a robust 280,000 jobs last month and average workers' earnings ticked higher — reassurance that the six-year-old economic recovery remains on track despite faltering in the weather-marred first quarter.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD water and sewer customers will be headed for the first of what could be five consecutive years of rate increases, if commissioners approve a staff proposal announced Monday.
WENATCHEE — Parking at Daroga, Lincoln Rock and Wenatchee Confluence state parks would be free through December 2016 for any Chelan County resident or Chelan County PUD residential electric ratepayer who participates in a parking pass pilot project.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District administrators, school board members and others dug their gold-painted shovels into dirt at three school construction sites Thursday, kicking off a massive project to overhaul three district schools.
CARLTON — An environmental group says salvage logging by the state Department of Natural Resources after last summer’s Carlton Complex Fire is to blame for flooding and erosion near Carlton last Thursday.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD officials say that a new category of electric rate, together with a rezoning effort by the county and its cities, could prevent power-hungry “data-mining” operations from threatening the utility’s ability to keep rates low for everyone.