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WALLA WALLA — After a peculiarly wet and cool spring, the summer harvest is a bit behind schedule for wheat, seed and pulse farmers in the Walla Walla and Touchet valleys — but what’s getting loaded into trucks looks like a bumper crop.

Since retiring as publisher of the newspaper in 2018, it has been gratifying to have the opportunity to continue writing a column for the newspaper and also pitching in to help out with Wenatchee Valley Business World with their annual event honoring young leaders who are making a difference…

Most people know almost nothing about it. They have grown up in a world virtually free of the disease. They don’t know the fear of an epidemic, when in a matter of weeks an infectious disease can paralyze hundreds of people in one small community, most children. They haven’t seen every ward …

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WALLA WALLA — After a peculiarly wet and cool spring, the summer harvest is a bit behind schedule for wheat, seed and pulse farmers in the Walla Walla and Touchet valleys — but what’s getting loaded into trucks looks like a bumper crop.

Since retiring as publisher of the newspaper in 2018, it has been gratifying to have the opportunity to continue writing a column for the newspaper and also pitching in to help out with Wenatchee Valley Business World with their annual event honoring young leaders who are making a difference…

Most people know almost nothing about it. They have grown up in a world virtually free of the disease. They don’t know the fear of an epidemic, when in a matter of weeks an infectious disease can paralyze hundreds of people in one small community, most children. They haven’t seen every ward …

SELAH — A large cherry processing facility northeast of Selah which drew objections from dozens of area residents, a local business and several agencies was approved late last month by a Yakima County hearing examiner.

Barbara Mushlitz knows that what she is doing is darn near unprecedented. Not just in the world of fashion, but just in the world of humans. She’s 88, she’s a business owner, and the business she owns has been in business for 49 years.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said this week he’s looking for compelling signs that inflation is cooling before the U.S. central bank will let up on what’s so far been its most aggressive set of interest rate hikes in decades.

RITZVILLE — The Bronco Inn, a Best Western hotel in Ritzville, was recently selected for a Travelers’ Choice Award by the online travel company Tripadvisor.

BURIEN — Saying it’s time for the state to up its game in recruiting law enforcement officers, Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday announced a proposal to create four regional police training campuses so new cops aren’t forced to take 19 weeks of classes far from home.