LEAVENWORTH — If it seems like Icicle Creek has a higher flow than normal for a drought year, you’d be right.
CHELAN — North Central Regional Library is hosting community resource specialists from WorkSource, SkillSource, Wenatchee Valley College and OIC of Washington for office hours at the Chelan Public Library once a month this fall.
WENATCHEE — GWATA has announced the 14 finalists for its 19th Annual Innovator Awards. The finalists in the five Innovator Award categories were chosen by an independent selection committee comprised of GWATA members with backgrounds in both business and education. The selection committee fi…
The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth is speaking its own language with the unveiling of a new tongue-in-cheek dictionary called “Der Wördbook,” along with the chance for lucky wordsmiths to win a free vacation package by submitting their own “DerWörds.”
Margaret Thatcher quipped “The problem with socialism is you eventually run out of other people’s money.”
SPOKANE — Amazon plans to open its fulfillment center on the West Plains by mid-2020, with hiring to begin two months prior to completion of the project, according to an Amazon spokeswoman.
WENATCHEE — The boat launch at Wenatchee Riverfront Park will be closed for seven weeks this fall while crews replace the dock and deepen that part of the river.
EAST WENATCHEE — Carolyn Hall-Marlin’s daycare in the basement of her house in East Wenatchee is filled with memories.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration warned California on Friday that its deal with four automakers to increase mile-per-gallon standards for cars violates federal law.
Let’s get this straight — the biggest financial institution based in this state is not renaming itself after an Egyptian political party from a century ago.
WASHINGTON, D.C, BEIJING — China and the United States on Thursday agreed to hold high-level talks in early October in Washington, cheering investors hoping for a trade war thaw as new U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods chip away at global growth.
CASHMERE — Washington Governor and former presidential candidate Jay Inslee will attend a ribbon cutting for the Cashmere Mill District Business Park on Sept. 16.
WENATCHEE — A 3-acre property off Hawley Street near Walla Walla Point Park could be home to 75 apartments in a couple of years.
Rock Island Dam's license expires in 2028. Under a new law, current projects will count toward the next one.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD will be paying $50,000 more for the property the Horan House sat on than expected.
PULLMAN — Washington State University researchers believe they have come up with a home-run variety of wheat that grows well in the Northwest, produces high yields and provides premium noodle-making properties sought after by Asian countries in a market currently dominated by Australian growers.
SEATTLE — The Vancouver, B.C.-based developer Burrard Group said Wednesday it will partner with the nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute to build 41 tiny homes — one for each story of its soon-to-be-completed luxury condominium tower, Nexus, in South Lake Union.
EAST WENATCHEE — Around 200 large power customers — including data centers, cryptocurrency miners, agriculture warehouses and some grocery stores — would see a 3% power rate increase under the Douglas County PUD’s proposed 2020 budget.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Metropolitan Area exported $638 million of goods in 2018, setting a record for the area.
Although construction firms are boosting pay and benefits, adding new training programs and adopting new technology, labor shortages continue to persist in the industry, according to a survey by the Associated General Contractors of America.
There isn't a hotel being built on every corner of the Tri-Cities, but it sure seems that way.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump declared the head of the Federal Reserve an “enemy” and further escalated tariffs on Chinese goods Friday after Beijing earlier in the day announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products.
PROSSER — Zirkle Fruit Co. will close its apple-packing operation in Prosser, which will lead to about 300 workers losing jobs starting in October, the company said Tuesday in a written statement.
SEATTLE — Boeing said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire “a few hundred” temporary employees at the Moses Lake airport where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners. The move is a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airline customers in October.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD is proposing a roughly 3% annual electric rate increase for county residents starting in either 2020 or 2021.
BELLEVUE — Two decades ago, it was an old warehouse packed with stoves, refrigerators and other appliances. Today, it's a 20,000-square-foot facility with advanced technology meant to bring nationwide 5G to T-Mobile's customers before the competition.
OLYMPIA — A new committee intended to help shape Washington state’s agricultural workforce policy meets for the first time Monday in Olympia.
PLAIN — Rob Whitten had fled corporate life west of the Cascades and was working in construction in Chelan County when he got to know the owners of the small hardware store in Plain.
A woman in North Carolina can finally have her dream wedding after her finance won a big prize.
KENT — Exotic Metals Forming, a privately owned aerospace supplier headquartered in Kent with about 1,400 employees in Washington state, will be acquired for $1.7 billion in cash by Parker Hannifin, a large industrial company based in Cleveland, Ohio.
SEATTLE — As Amazon looks for more ways to sell everything to everyone, its latest experiment with physical stores borrows some of the company’s oldest online shopping inventions.
The NCW Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. The $7 admission is good for both days and it might take that long to see the 494 quilts on display and check out the classes, demonstrations, merchant mall and artisan market.
MINNEAPOLIS — For years, American farmers’ battle against fake organic grain imports has centered on Eastern Europe. Now, an organic farm in South America is being scrutinized.
Southwest Airlines, the largest customer of the 737 Max and long an all-Boeing airline, insists it has “no current plans” to fly any jets other than the 737. But it’s at least eyeing the possibility.