WENATCHEE — Meliesa Tigard built her business on the concept of adaptation and collaboration.
WENATCHEE — FocalPoint Educational Services is gearing up for a rush after the pandemic slowdown last year.
WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley has received $16,600 in seed money to launch the Common Ground Community Housing Trust, a nonprofit dedicated to creating permanent affordable housing in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee.
SPOKANE — What started as a bold plan to save small businesses by a federal agency best known for disaster loans has turned into a massive $780 billion bailout that local bankers believe was necessary to prevent more catastrophic economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
WENATCHEE — Don’t expect a quick turnaround on Chelan County building permit applications anytime soon.
WENATCHEE — Conventions are making a comeback.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. air safety officials have asked Boeing Co. to supply fresh analysis and documentation showing numerous 737 MAX subsystems would not be affected by electrical grounding issues first flagged in three areas of the jet in April, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County PUD says a significant earthquake would carry a “moderate” risk of a partial failure of Wells Dam. A federal regulatory commission has suggested the dam’s safety risk should be classified as “high.”
SEATTLE — Calling all Washington restaurant owners who are working through pandemic-induced challenges: the Restaurant Revitalization Fund is open for applications. The program, which came into effect under President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, sets aside $28 billion in funding to “hel…
LEAVENWORTH — State wildlife officers darted and euthanized a cougar on Sunday after it returned to Leavenworth for a second time, unafraid of humans.
CASHMERE — Cashmere Community Farmers Market will make its debut on Mother’s Day at John Simpson Memorial Park in Cashmere. That’s the park at 402 Pioneer Ave., next to Cashmere Middle School.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Business Council is hosting its first-ever community event on May 8, celebrating both the Mexican Cinco de Mayo holiday and local Latinx-owned businesses.
WENATCHEE — Two Wenatchee companies — PetHub and Cognition Med — are among the six finalists that will compete live for $200,000 in investment awards at the 2021 Flywheel Investment Conference coming May 20.
WENATCHEE — As part of its centennial year celebration, Wenatchee-based Goodfellow Bros. is accepting applications for a $50,000 grant that will be given to a charitable organization located in the communities where the company operates.
WENATCHEE — Brianna Shales is Stemilt Growers’ new marketing director, picking up the reins from Roger Pepperl, who retired in December after two decades on the job in Wenatchee and 40 in the industry.
Armando Bendito-Zepeda attended Wenatchee Valley College before transferring to Eastern Washington University, completing his undergraduate degree in accounting in 2016, the first in his family to earn a four-year degree.
WENATCHEE — The unemployment rate in Chelan and Douglas counties dropped to 5.9% in March, compared to 6.6% last year. But we're still down 1,600 jobs.
SPOKANE — Lab-created cannabis products made from hemp that have been surging in popularity are banned in Washington, a policy statement issued Wednesday by the state's regulatory body said.
SEATTLE — Amazon is continuing its run as a gangbusters pandemic success story, posting huge year-over-year increases in both sales and profit in the first three months of the year.
YAKIMA — On Wednesday, Wanda Riel had about 15 interviews scheduled with job applicants at her hotel, the Holiday Inn Express in Union Gap.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College associate nursing program has been granted continuing accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Chelan Irrigation created; Cigar stand on the Ave purchased; Leavenworth incorporates; Greenhouse Restaurant name announced
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. passenger railroad Amtrak on Thursday asked Congress for $5.4 billion in the budget year starting Oct. 1 as it still grapples with the impact of COVID-19.
OLYMPIA — Washington’s new tax on capital gains above $250,000 isn’t even law yet, but it’s already being challenged in the courts.
CAIRO — Three crew members aboard the cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez Canal last month will be allowed to return home, the ship's manager said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, fueled by massive government aid to households and businesses, charting the course for what is expected will be the strongest performance this year in nearly four decades.
LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday there was nothing to see or to worry about in an electoral watchdog investigation into the funding of the refurbishment his Downing Street apartment.
BERLIN — Germany must update its climate law by the end of next year to set out how it will bring carbon emissions down nearly to zero by 2050, its top court ruled on Thursday, siding with a young woman who argued rising sea levels would engulf her family farm.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI — India’s total COVID-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday after another world record number of daily infections, as gravediggers worked around the clock to bury victims and hundreds more were cremated in makeshift pyres in parks and parking lots.
BOISE — Idaho lawmakers have approved a bill authorizing the state to kill up to 90% of its wolf population, a measure championed by farmers and cattle ranchers that will become law if signed by the governor in the coming days.
SPOKANE — Inside the Pride Schools building on East Sprague Avenue, students are building, collaborating and dreaming.
OLYMPIA — Washington state lawmakers didn’t include a stipend for low-income parents to buy diapers in the new, two-year budget they approved over the weekend.
SEATTLE — Boeing reported a smaller quarterly loss on Wednesday as increased 737 MAX jet deliveries reflected a cautious rebound in air travel from the coronavirus pandemic, though the embattled U.S. planemaker took a charge on its Air Force One presidential aircraft program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping $1.8 trillion package for families and education in his first joint speech to Congress on Wednesday, as he stresses the need to invest to compete with China, the White House said.
WENATCHEE — General Manager Steve Wright is leaving the Chelan County PUD after eight years in the utility’s top job.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Senate hearing on Tuesday pitted three powerful social media companies against researchers who testified that the algorithms used by the platforms to generate revenue by keeping users engaged pose existential threats to individual thought, and democracy itself.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden administration will not use eminent domain to take farm or ranch property out of production to meet its climate goal of conserving 30% of U.S. land and water by 2030, nor will it try to restrict people’s meat consumption, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday.
YAKIMA — In December 2016, Jose Martinez-Cuevas and Patricia Aguilar sued their former Yakima Valley employer, DeRuyter Brothers Dairy, with the hopes of receiving payment for what they claimed were unpaid rest breaks, meal periods and overtime wages for themselves and their co-workers.
NEW YORK — More than half of Americans approve of President Joe Biden after nearly 100 days on the job, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling, a level of support that his Republican predecessor Donald Trump never achieved and one that should help Democrats push for infrastructure spending and o…
OTTAWA — Canada’s Justin Trudeau has a border problem. Like his counterpart in the White House, he’s being pummeled by his political opponents for it. Canada’s land border with the U.S., the world’s longest, has been shut to many foreign travelers for more than 13 months. Non-essential worke…
WENATCHEE — Chelan County residents have until Friday to say where they would like to bike, walk or scooter to as part of planning for non-motorized, multi-use paths and trails.
FERNDALE — Intalco Aluminum Corp. was fined in October 2020 for wastewater discharged that violated the idled smelter’s permit, according to the state Department of Ecology Monday, April 26.
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