WENATCHEE — The four finalists for this year’s Supernova Business Launch Competition are focused on food, fun, furniture and home inspections.
WENATCHEE — A passenger rail advocacy group is coming to the Wenatchee Valley.
SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. needs to spend billions of dollars to expand its warehouse and delivery system, adding pressure to its shares which dropped 7% on Friday after it forecast lower sales growth.
WENATCHEE — Sale and development plans for the Chelan County PUD’s Fifth Street headquarters are pushing forward.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Businesses that borrowed $150,000 or less through the Paycheck Protection Program can start the applications for loan forgiveness through a new, streamlined U.S. Small Business Administration portal starting Wednesday.
WENATCHEE — Local journalism may get a helping hand after years of declining revenue and layoffs.
BREWSTER — Voters who live in the public hospital district served by Three Rivers Hospital are being asked for a one-year special levy that will raise $840,000.
EAST WENATCHEE — Traffic along 10th Street N.E. will be disrupted from August to October due to work on water mains to support Microsoft’s expansion.
SEATTLE — Boeing on Wednesday posted its first quarterly profit in almost two years, as deliveries of its best-selling 737 MAX jets to airlines gained traction amid a sharp rebound in travel bookings following an increase in global COVID-19 vaccinations.
EVERETT — Local startup Helion Energy said Tuesday it will build a facility in Everett to test the latest version of its “fusion energy” generator, a project it said has the potential to create electricity without producing any carbon emissions.
CHELAN — Icicle Broadcasting Co. has sold three radio stations to Chelan Valley Media Group, a partnership of four former Seattle-area media professionals with ties to the Chelan Valley.
WENATCHEE — In with a new restaurant and out with a body care shop at Pybus Public Market.
MOSES LAKE — Even people who aren’t building houses have heard about it — the startling rise in the cost of building a house.
SEATTLE — Sen. Maria Cantwell and two others unveiled legislation last week to support local news organizations battered by the pandemic. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 37,000 journalists have lost their jobs, been furloughed or taken pay cuts, as advertising revenue plummeted.
WENATCHEE — Another year of Fiestas Mexicanas has gone the way of the pandemic.
WENATCHEE — The three-road intersection at Okanogan, Orondo and Methow may be getting a makeover.
BADGER MOUNTAIN — Looking out over Badger Mountain’s rolling hills, Lorianna Breiler sees her home, the snow-capped North Cascades and miles of shrub-steppe.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — At Stationery and Toy World, a family-owned shop in New York’s Upper West Side, manager Gary Rowe is having difficulty getting all the pens and folders he ordered for the important back-to-school season.
KENNEWICK — Lawyers working to get Easterday farming and ranching operations through bankruptcy reorganization have racked up nearly $4.7 million in fees and expenses in four months.
MABTON — In his 45 years of farming, Hilario Alvarez, 69, has never seen such a shortage of workers.
LONGVIEW — Weyerhaeuser announced this month it has closed the sale of 145,000 acres of timberlands in the North Cascades region of Washington to Oregon-based Hampton Resources.
EAST WENATCHEE — Glass recycling may be a thing of the past for East Wenatchee residents come 2022.
Thanks to a creative collaboration by Wenatchee Valley College professors, the 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial Committee has an updated website and professionally developed marketing strategy to better promote their work and engage the community. Best of all, students led the process and now…
WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in June, but permits for future home construction fell to an eight-month low, likely reflecting hesitancy caused by expensive building materials as well as shortages of labor and land.
KENNEWICK — Dairy farmers are bracing for another agonizing stretch of near 100-degree days as they and other growers worry about the fallout from continuing drought conditions and the heat-stress on their cows.
WENATCHEE — From fire pits to misters, businesses found a lot of innovative ways to create outside spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SPOKANE — After more than nine months of construction, Dry Fly Distilling's production facility is now complete in downtown Spokane.
YAKIMA — Rainier cherry trees are typically picked multiple times each season in Frank Lyall’s orchards in the Lower Yakima Valley.
NCW — While the record-breaking temperatures have subsided, ongoing drought conditions continue to impact local agriculture.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating how a cancer-causing chemical ended up in Johnson & Johnson sunscreens, after the company said it had done internal testing and found low levels of benzene in some, the regulator said on Friday.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley housing market is a difficult environment for potential buyers: home listings are down and prices are up.
WASHINGTON — The chair of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has asked the chief executives of six airlines including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways to explain reported worker shortages despite receiving billions in pandemic bailouts.
TACOMA — Two grocery chains in Washington are seeing different results in their negotiations with unions who have warned of strike action unless new contracts are approved.
YAKIMA — Hotel Maison will join the Tapestry Collection by Hilton this fall.
HONOLULU — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Friday it has barred the company that operates Hawaiian cargo airline Transair from flying or conducting maintenance inspections until it complies with U.S. regulations.
WENATCHEE — Toddlers now count as short-term rental occupants and a kitchen remodel will not violate permit status in the latest changes to Chelan County’s proposed short-term rental regulations.
SEATTLE — In one of the most expensive housing markets in the country, nearly one in four homes is selling for all cash.
WASHINGTON — The number of migrant deaths recorded in the Arizona desert so far this year is on pace to break the record set just last year, as migrants attempt the crossing in the face of a record-breaking heat wave.
SEATTLE — Here's a sign that the Seattle mayoral race has juice: A political action committee involved in the contest just spent more than $110,000 on fruit.
SEATTLE — Jeff Bezos may have been beaten to space by rival Richard Branson, but the billionaire American businessman is poised to make history next week aboard what would be the world’s first unpiloted suborbital flight with an all-civilian crew.
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