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WENATCHEE — Signs not conforming to the city’s code must be removed if a structure is vacant for six months, and non-digital signs can’t be converted to digital.

SEATTLE — Just as the crucial holiday shopping season gets underway, Nordstrom finds itself under fire by animal-rights activists for being one of the declining number of retailers that still sell animal fur.

SPOKANE — Washington potato growers could double what they earn from this year’s crop because of shortages in Idaho, the Upper Midwest and Canada caused by bad weather in October that forced some producers to leave their spuds in the field.

CYPRESS ISLAND — Cooke Aquaculture has reached a settlement to pay $2.75 million in legal fees and to fund Puget Sound restoration projects, putting an end to a Clean Water Act lawsuit that followed the 2017 collapse of one of the fish-farming company’s net-pen structures.

WENATCHEE — Library programming for autistic children and a liaison to help families in the Waterville and Orondo school districts connect to services they need are two of five projects funded in a first round of grants by the North Central Accountable Community of Health.

OKANOGAN — Since 2013, Okanogan Land Trust (OLT) has been working with a consortium of partners on the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Working for Wildlife Initiative. OLT’s role is to hold conservation easements on private land when landowners volunteer to make their property part o…

SEATTLE — In 2015, Stanford University Ph.D. student Michael Webb watched as his classmates in the computer science program became increasingly interested in the advancements of artificial intelligence (AI). An outlier, he was more focused on the economic implications of the technologies.

SEATTLE — Boeing took 10 new plane orders last month, but saw some customers swapping the U.S. planemaker’s grounded 737 MAX planes in favor of more expensive wide-body planes as doubts lingered about the MAX’s return to service.

SEATTLE — Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods two years ago rocked the food industry. Now the company is making what could become a much more effective play for a trillion-dollar chunk of the economy with a new grocery store set to open next year in a former Toys R Us location in suburban Lo…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Boeing on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks, and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planemaker had addressed software problems at the heart of two fatal crashes.

WENATCHEE — GWATA will host an entrepreneurial panel at the LocalTel Communications Event Center at Pybus Public Market on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The panel features four professionals who are making waves in the agriculture industry. This event is presented by Overcast Law Of…

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