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Change? It’s in the mail, folks

Some of the biggest changes in decades to Wenatchee’s mail service are coming up next year, including the complete renovation of a local Chinese restaurant into the city’s primary post office. And that ain’t chop suey.

SCORE offers advice to small businesses

WENATCHEE — Sixteen local business experts can offer advice to “get you going down the right path” towards entrepreneural success, SCORE says.

Banner Bank taking over American West Bank

WALLA WALLA — Banner Bank is taking over Spokane-based American West Bank in a $702 million deal that will expand the Walla Walla bank to 190 branches in five states.

Everyday Business | So how you like them apples?

Now that our local fruit industry is nearing the end of what’ll be the biggest apple harvest in history, we thought we’d check in with some of the big local companies to see how they’ll market more than 140 million boxes of fruit. Here are two ideas worth noting:

Building booms as home demand rises

WENATCHEE — Saws are whirring, hammers are pounding and developers are grinning as home construction rises across Chelan and Douglas counties. Some officials say 2014’s surge in new homes and remodels is nearing pre-recession levels.

Women making strides in small business

The face of entrepreneurship is changing in America. Women-owned small businesses are one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.