Pickle Papers, at 21 S. Wenatchee Ave. in downtown Wenatchee, represents not only a unique shop that carries greeting cards, children’s books, journals and more, it also shines light on the charm and passion behind small businesses and provides ample reason to do your shopping locally.
New home loans, re-financing, debt elimination and good old fashioned conversation. Since 1992, Taylor Mortgage has provided all of this while serving as the Wenatchee Valley’s home-grown mortgage company.
Galaxy Comics, nestled in the corner of the shopping center behind the Western Market and Dizzy D’s, is Wenatchee’s own comic book headquarters. The Valley’s only comic book store, it’s been in business for 28 years.
Aut-To Mocha has been serving the Wenatchee Valley their morning espresso since 1997. Since then, this one-stop mocha shop has expanded into its current five locations, and as of recently, changed ownership to two bright and brimming Wenatchee locals.
When it comes to cleanliness, York Building Services knows its business. Serving the Wenatchee Valley since 2010, this once one-man operation has grown in size, scope, and reputation in just four short years.
Serving the community since 1946, Valley Tractor and Rentals has supplied orchards, industrial centers, home owners, and weekend farmers not only with tractor supplies, but also a commitment to service after the sale.
In this age of smartphones, overtime, and after-work obligations, it can be easy to forget how to relax, how to loosen the shoulders blades and take a deep breath. Thankfully since 2009, the Wenatchee Valley has had an outlet for stress, a place where the day can be put on hold and somewhere people can escape it all: Tranquility Day Spa.
“Ready, set, go!” Mike Toigo, co-owner and partner of CrosSport Performance yells above the stereo. At the sound of his voice, waves start to ripple across the long lengths of rope on the floor, dumbbells are held high, and bodies lay parallel to the ground in the plank position.
Don Sangster sits behind his desk on the second floor of the Sangster Motors showroom. He looks out the window towards his dealership lot on the corner of Miller and Ninth streets in Wenatchee. The lot is lined with GMC and Buicks, and beneath the simple yet iconic Sangster sign lies 25 years of a family-owned business.