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Store owners say Apple Blossom carnival is bad for business

WENATCHEE — The Apple Blossom carnival won’t be where it usually is this year. Nope, if you’re facing the river, it’ll be a little further to the left. This may not seem like much, but nearby businesses are considering closing for the entirety of the festival.

Quincy fiber project now completed

QUINCY — A company providing high-capacity fiber communication lines announced last week that it has completed a project to connect Quincy’s data centers with tech hubs in metro areas throughout the West.

Feds’ wildfire aid to state tops $3.5 million

NCW — Federal aid to help the state recover from last summer’s historic wildfires has topped $3.5 million, much of it going to North Central Washington counties and PUDs.

Suit alleges Confluence surgeon injured patient

WENATCHEE — A neurosurgeon working for Confluence Health accidentally cut into a patient's spinal cord, according to a lawsuit that arrived in Chelan County court last month.

Bird causes downtown power outage

WENATCHEE — A small bird that may have flown into a power line knocked out electricity to a handful of Chelan County PUD customers in the downtown business district Thursday.

Retirement comes with financial challenges

We all have a “blue sky” vision of the way retirement should be, yet it helps to plan for retirement with a little pragmatism. Fate may alter the course of our retirement in ways we do not currently anticipate. So as we plan for the next act of life, we may want to think about some life and financial factors that are often overlooked.

Tips for selecting and working with your lawyer

Recently, I had the opportunity to present a class for Pybus University focused on assisting businesses and individuals in selecting and communicating cost effectively with a lawyer.

Ruling puts new requirements on agricultural industry

On March 3, the Washington Supreme Court issued a decision that significantly impacts agricultural employers and farm and orchard managers who provide certain farm labor contracting services. Essentially, the court’s decision eliminates the ability of agricultural employers to provide custom farming services without obtaining a license as a farm labor contractor.
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Eye On | Commercial Printing Inc: Turning ideas into reality

This year marks two big milestones for Commercial Printing Inc. The first is the business’ birthday. It celebrates its 50th anniversary since its founding in 1966. Exactly 20 years later, current owner Mike Tyrrell purchased the print shop at 1449 N. Wenatchee Ave., making this his 30th year as owner.
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Eye On | My GameSmith: Let the games begin

The My GameSmith store at 1110 N. Miller St. in Wenatchee is more than just a gaming store. Sure, it’s got board games — many of which the casual player may not have heard of. But for a lot of its clients, it’s more than that.