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Fluorescent lights now recyclable

NCW — Fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing bulbs are now recyclable for free across Washington state, including at seven locations in North Central Washington.

Fire merger decisions begin

WENATCHEE — The first of five votes needed to dissolve the Wenatchee Fire Department and annex the city into Chelan County Fire District 1 will take place on Thursday.

Business Past: Smokes and more

Strahler’s Cigar Store on Wenatchee Avenue in 1917. Standing in front are proprietor Mr. Strahler and clerk Ina King.

Gift cards: A present that can last forever

With the holiday season ending, it is time for many to redeem their holiday gift cards or gift certificates. Gift certificates and gift cards have continued to increase in popularity. According to the Retail Gift Card Association, shoppers continue to consider gift cards a safe, versatile gift.

Resolution: Get your affairs in order

So what is your New Year’s resolution? What goal did you finally take off of the 2014 backburner and move to the top of your priority list?

The complex questions raised by social media

I can remember the excitement when the Wenatchee World Facebook page received its 10,000th “like.” With that milestone, we had received some validation of our efforts to increase our social media presence.

Heaven scent

Grapefruit mimosa, cupcakes, beer, even Washington apples.