EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County PUD Commission on Monday instituted a moratorium on new power contracts with data centers and cryptocurrency mining operations.
WENATCHEE — The main Wenatchee Shopko store will close Sunday, but its optical department will continue to operate as a freestanding store.
WENATCHEE — New double-door vestibules designed to make Wenatchee schools safer will take another year.
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. said on Monday it will eliminate about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually.
Large machinery chips up trees as the process of removing a Wenatchee School District orchard alongside Methow Street in Wenatchee south of Crawford Avenue comes to a close Wednesday. The district is removing the orchard because it's gotten older and is no longer profitable, district operati…
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YAKIMA — Northwest cherry growers are expected to harvest a large crop in the coming months.
MOSES LAKE — The Port of Moses Lake is looking at the possibility of talking to the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) about power for its planned west-side industrial park.
YAKIMA — Produce labels identify and advertise. They feature original art and hint at history. Sometimes, it’s personal history.
OLYMPIA — By the middle of the next decade, Washington workers should be eligible to draw money from a special fund to help with the expense of long-term care at home or in a nursing facility through a new state program that supporters say is the first in the nation.
Ford's 20 millionth car came to the T.M. Gibbons Ford agency in Wenatchee in 1931. Joe S. Welty, manager, is at right, wearing a three-cornered hat. Driver of the car is Susan Welty and Mary Jean Welty is peeking out of the rear window. Joe S. Welty Jr. is at left, wearing a sailor cap. (Bus…
Commercial, residential and land sales in Chelan and Douglas counties.
Building permits issued in Chelan and Dougas counties
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Seattle startup, now moving to Cashmere, is betting big on bugs
“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.”
A skilled and educated workforce is essential to a vibrant and prosperous economy in the Wenatchee area and across Washington. Our state is fortunate to have a dynamic economy driven by a growing number of innovative employers and a flourishing tech sector. Throughout North Central Washingto…
In the commercial real estate Industry, the growth of Big-Data and technology investment firms has sent ripples through the nation. Many of these ripples are felt as shockwaves in the places they affect, and not in a positive way. These ripples have built cities where neighborhoods once stoo…
During an event I was speaking at last year, I had a great question from one of the attendees. She asked me what she should do if she and her team were on board with implementing some of the processes and practices I was advocating to increase autonomy, mastery and purpose in her department,…
In a time when business is often maligned by those pushing to convert our economic system to socialism, it is important to remember that entrepreneurs helped make America great.
Washington’s infrastructure is due for a major investment.
Lineage Logistics, a food storage and transportation company, is selling 12 buildings in downtown Wenatchee for $13.6 million, opening the door for redevelopment in the city’s core on an unprecedented scale.
With the growth of the economy, more people now have enough discretionary income at their disposal to start a long-awaited remodel to their home or to build a new house designed to their personal tastes.
Commercial, residential and land sales in Chelan and Douglas counties
Building permits issued in Chelan and Douglas counties
Business licenses issued in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee
When it comes to buying Washington apples, Japan’s reluctance to open its markets is frustrating, but not unexpected. Hopefully, our state’s congressional delegation efforts will pay off.
News in the world of business throughout North Central Washington
When was the last time you were hit with an unexpected expense? Were you able to cover it? If not, was there someone in your network who could help? Did you have to take out a predatory loan from a pay-day lender? Max out a high interest credit card? Turn to an overbearing family member who …
Washington employers are entrepreneurs who build their companies for more than the product they make and the services they provide; they build them to fulfill their values of community, compassion and conscience.
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Growing up in Issaquah, my family spent a lot of time in Wenatchee camping and enjoying other outdoor activities in this area. So, back in 2003 when my wife and I decided to put down roots in a small town, Wenatchee was a natural choice.
Water law is critical to agricultural growing operations. If you are a marijuana growing operation, the challenge of locating usable water can be difficult because of federal laws surrounding marijuana. Washington State legalized marijuana in 2012 with Initiative 502 which allows the growing…
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Shortly after graduation from business school, I found myself as the newest, youngest and highest ranking employee in a small company. The number of decisions I had to make on any given day overwhelmed me. I soon realized that decision-making is one of the most important skills a manager can have.
Officials estimate the total damages for the Blue Bird warehouse fire at $17 million.
A development with dozens of townhouses may be coming to the foothills of No. 2 Canyon.
There are a plethora of blogs, podcasts and books in the world today expounding the value of obtaining a work/life balance. Often these imply that work is bad or in someway inferior to life and therefore we need to strike a balance.
YAKIMA — The largest and longest-running water rights court case in the state of Washington has come to an end.