SEATTLE — The Northwest Justice Project’s online self-help website will be redesigned to make it more accessible with help from a $224,400 federal Technology Initiative Grant.
SPOKANE — An unnamed company has filed permits to build a massive distribution facility in Spokane Valley that bears similarities to an Amazon fulfillment center.
A Grant Public Utilities District (PUD) project to move its customer billing and information system to a cloud server is set to be completed in November.
WENATCHEE — A local business Friday was the victim of a cyber attack from an email purportedly from the Chelan-Douglas Health District with an attached zip file titled “Phase 2 Guidance.”
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Planning Commission reapproved draft vacation rental regulations Thursday night, sending them to the Chelan County Commission.
MOSES LAKE — REC Silicon has agreed to pay Grant County $13.5 million to settle all of the company's outstanding property taxes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Houston technology executive Robert Brockman has been charged in the biggest tax evasion case in U.S. history after fellow billionaire Robert Smith turned against him to avoid prosecution himself, the Justice Department said on Thursday.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee-based nonprofit Brave Warrior Project will be hosting a virtual auction Sunday through Saturday to help raise money for local children with special needs, chronic illness and cancer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The risk of exposure to the coronavirus on flights is very low, a U.S. Department of Defense study released on Thursday found, a positive sign for the airline industry as it tries to rebound from the pandemic’s crushing effect on travel.
WENATCHEE — Nearby flower varieties make a world of difference in the honey a beehive produces. That flavor translates through when the honey is fermented and turned into mead, leaving each batch with a unique taste — like a fine wine’s year-to-year vintage.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will reopen to the public with a new exhibit on women’s suffrage come Nov. 3.
SPOKANE — Federal officials have rolled out streamlined requirements that simplify how small businesses apply for forgiveness of loan amounts of $50,000 or less that were approved for small businesses as part of the Payroll Protection Program.
QUINCY — The Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District has pushed back the water delivery and turn-off dates for the 2020 irrigation season.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce will host two virtual candidate forums this week and is sharing a voters' guide in English and Spanish.
MALAGA — The Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority in September added another property to its redevelopment inventory.
SEATTLE — Amazon’s turnover rate among front-line workers was at least double the industry average during the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic, reinforcing the view among some critics that the Seattle commerce giant churns through workers.
YAKIMA — Novolex, which operates a plant in Yakima, was selected for the Association of Washington Business' 2020 Manufacturing Excellence Award in innovation.
SPOKANE — Spokane-based Fresh Nature Foods is advancing to the next phase of a national competition to feature its products in Walmart and Sam's Club stores.
Although the Quincy area may not be known for its tourism draw, one attraction that stands out are the numerous Kallstrom Sweet Corn stands dotting the local towns throughout the summer and early fall months.
After Boeing gave us the news that it was jilting us, leaving us yet again for someone else, Gov. Jay Inslee sounded like everybody who has ever gotten dumped.
WENATCHEE — Animal Hospital of Wenatchee is in the process of welcoming a new owner.
WENATCHEE — Sean Flaherty has been named publisher of The Wenatchee World.
YAKIMA — The state has fined Yakima Speedway operator Doug Bettarel $2,500 for allowing fans to attend the Fall Classic auto racing event last weekend in violation of the state’s Safe Start phased reopening from COVID-19.
SEATTLE — Before pilots can fly the Boeing 737 Max, they must receive full-motion flight simulator training on specific failure scenarios that occurred on the two Max crash flights in Indonesia and Ethiopia, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a report released Wednesday.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Commission has extended by six months a moratorium on new short-term rentals and expansion or modification of existing ones.
YAKIMA — As of Monday afternoon, Yakima Speedway operator Doug Bettarel hadn't been fined for flouting the state's Safe Start rules by hosting races with fans in the stands over the weekend, but he figures it's probably coming.
SEATTLE — Boeing cut its rolling 20-year forecast for airplane demand on Tuesday, sending its shares lower as the COVID-19 pandemic lays waste to deliveries over the next few years.
SEATTLE — Swedish Medical Center and Starbucks allow it. QFC and Bartell Drugs do not. The grocery union is willing to fight about it, legal experts say it’s federally protected and some customers think it’s a reason to change where they shop.
WENATCHEE — Judges selected Siren Song Vineyard Estate & Winery’s 2019 Spanish Dancer Albariño as the top overall wine in the 2020 NCW Wine Awards judging. The white wine from the Chelan producer bested high-scoring entries from Beaumont Cellars, Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery and Ancestry…
OTHELLO — Canada-based potato processing giant McCain Foods announced last week that the company will resume work on its $300 million expansion in Othello this month.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee is standing by his call for a "hard look" at state tax breaks that have reduced Boeing's tax bill by hundreds of millions annually, even as some elected leaders criticized his stance as divisive.
SEATTLE — As federal aid for airlines runs out and negotiations over more coronavirus relief stall, Alaska Airlines has begun cutting nearly 450 more flight attendants and other employees from its payroll while borrowing $1.3 billion from the U.S. Treasury.
YAKIMA — The long-standing taxation issue between King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. and the federal government took a sudden turn late last week when the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
OLYMPIA — After months of mostly downbeat data from Washington state's job market, this week brought several pieces of promising news.
It’s the same old scenario. Government proposes policies that look fine on paper, industry pushes back to make the policy more logical, battles ensue and the public is left footing the bill.
That the scene has become familiar makes it no less wrenching: A distraught couple searches through the ash, char, and melted metal of what was once their home. Only the concrete pad and the occasional fireplace remain.
These stressful days are enough to drive one to drink. But while the need is there, local wineries and tasting rooms have been pressed to come up with new ways to serve those thirsty customers. Some wineries now drive the drinks to them.
As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a hit on industries across the globe, the legal sector has faced its fair share of unique challenges and circumstances.
Conflict avoidance. Who hasn’t been there? I dedicated most of my life to this-so much so that I daresay I was an expert. If “Conflict Avoidance” was an endorsable skill on LinkedIn, I would have it.