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LEAVENWORTH — In the spirit of “Take care of your gear and it will take care of you!” Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) and Waste Loop are offering an Outdoor Gear Repair Café to connect people with broken and worn stuff with experienced, helpful people who like to fix stuff.

WENATCHEE — A mental health crisis center lauded by Gov. Jay Inslee as a statewide model for providing mental health care laid off 10 of its medical staff last week.

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WENATCHEE — The Scintilla Project, coming Nov. 1 and 2, is providing a showcase for the work of 10 local artists while giving everyone else a chance to bring home an original work of art and support the mission and program of Wenatchee Valley College’s MAC Gallery.

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines on Wednesday pushed out its scheduled return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX another six weeks. The airline said it now expects to begin commercial service with the MAX on January 16 and will then "slowly phase the MAX in our operation over the course o…

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD Commission has approved its five-year strategic plan with a stronger emphasis on economic development. It also proposes annual rate increases for local power, fiber, water and wastewater customers.

MOSES LAKE — Norway-based REC Silicon is considering selling the company’s Butte, Montana, silicon gas facility.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups and companies including Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trump's effort to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands …

Emanuel Ortez, left, and Nelson Lopez, with CW Painting, attach decorative corbels to the eaves of the historic Conrad Rose Mansion on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Firefly, the owners of the 113-year-old building on Chelan Street, are remodeling for their new business location. It was most recently a funeral home.

LOS ANGELES — United Parcel Service on Tuesday said it won the U.S. government’s first full approval to operate a drone airline, which gave it a lead in the nascent U.S. drone delivery business over rivals Amazon and Alphabet.

There is a new word in our lexicon: Nomophobia. Two of every three of you reading this have it. What is this fear gripping the good people of this nation? Nomophobia is the fear of being away from your phone.

WENATCHEE — Emergency food and shelter programs in Chelan and Douglas counties can apply for $74,544 in federal funds being distributed this year by United Way of NCW.

SEATTLE — Macy’s landmark store at Third Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle will close in February of next year, the company confirmed Saturday, ending a long history of retail and holiday tradition as its online rival Amazon has continued to grow under the same roof.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg has agreed to testify before Congress next month on the grounded 737 MAX that was involved in two fatal crashes that killed 346 people, a U.S. House of Representatives committee and the company said on Friday.

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