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Business Past | Telephone exchange

This was the Wenatchee telephone exchange in 1901. Phone service, however, dates back to 1893 when a single iron wire was stretched between Waterville and Wenatchee by Pacific States Telephone Co. The Wenatchee station was in the F.M. Scheble hardware store at Orondo Avenue and Mission Street. (Business World file photo)

WinCo case moved to mid-April

MOSES LAKE — A Grant County Superior Court judge has pushed back the motion to dismiss hearing in the legal battle surrounding a WinCo Foods grocery outlet’s intention to locate in Moses Lake until April.

SCORE offices to relocate

WENATCHEE — The offices of SCORE, the local group of business mentors, will move to a new location this week.

GWATA announces Innovator nominees

WENATCHEE — A fruit company, a credit union and a packaging manufacturer are the top three nominees for Tech Savvy Business of the Year, one of the featured honors at GWATA’s upcoming Innovator Awards Luncheon.

Sweetwood BBQ: Not Country Boy’s and not Dilly Deli

Two of the Wenatchee Valley’s top yum-meisters — you know: folks who make good food — are combining talents for a smokin’ hot new restaurant in Wenatchee. In fact, the meat smokers have already been installed.

Newest pot farm moratorium: Okanogan County

OKANOGAN — With some 60 marijuana-growing and processing facilities already licensed, Okanogan County commissioners on Tuesday adopted a moratorium that prevents new pot farms from being built in unincorporated areas of the county.