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Tourist towns face unique challenges to affordability

In the tourist meccas of Leavenworth and Chelan, hunters of an already scarce affordable house or apartment face an additional pressure: Landlords who can make more money by renting to short-term visitors at much higher rates.

Association of Washington Business wins national award

Last month, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) did something it has never done before: It awarded its top prize — the title of Chamber of the Year — to a state chamber of commerce.

Act defines how to defend trade secrets

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016. The Act allows, for the first time, businesses the right to file federal claims against those who misappropriate trade secrets. Prior to the Act, a business had to file claims in state court, unless the information at issue was subject to a copyright, patent, or trademark. Businesses may now sue in federal court for money damages and injunctive relief.
Mike Wade with father Jim Wade

Wade named 2016 Apple Man of the Year

WENATCHEE — A top executive for Wenatchee-based Columbia Fruit Packers has been named 2016 Apple Man of the Year by an industry trade magazine.