WENATCHEE — For 35 years, Ruth Allan’s art installation “Brush Works” hung in the Wenatchee Convention Center. But for the last four, it’s sat disassembled in a storage room at Wenatchee Valley College.
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.
DETROIT — General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative deal for a new four-year labor deal, moving the sides closer to ending a month-long strike.
YAKIMA — While Cosmic Crisp has received national attention lately, several other apple varieties have seen a more significant presence in the marketplace in recent years:
Local growers are harvesting their first Cosmic Crisp apples for mass commercial sale, hoping to finally realize the investment made several years ago when they planted the trees.
MANSON — The Manson Parks and Recreation District has not reached its goal of acquiring Leffler Field.
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.
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.
EAST WENATCHEE — Port of Douglas County Executive Director Lisa Parks will leave the organization at the end of the month to join a consulting firm in Olympia.
WENATCHEE — Information technology professional Pat Lamphere will speak at the Wenatchee Rotary meeting on Thursday.
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…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — During President Trump’s first two years in office, his standing with many voters was buoyed by a surge in manufacturing that helped create millions of new jobs and undergirded the whole U.S. economy.
EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Fire District 2 is growing.
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.
CHICAGO — The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) said on Monday it filed a lawsuit against Boeing Co alleging that the grounding of the planemaker’s 737 MAX aircraft had caused over $100 million in lost wages.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce’s advocacy committee has scheduled two candidate forums this month — inviting business and community members to grill city and school board candidates over breakfast and coffee.
SEATTLE — Stocks tumbled last week after a key U.S. manufacturing index fell further than expected to its lowest level since the Great Recession.
WENATCHEE — The Waste Management transfer station on South Wenatchee Avenue reopened Thursday after being closed two months for repairs.
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 …
SEATTLE — A Congressional panel investigating the deadly crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX jets that killed 346 people wants to interview the engineer who filed a scathing internal ethics complaint alleging that company management blocked key safety improvements during the aircraft’s development…
PORTLAND — Throttling back on coal-fired electricity, utility company PacifiCorp plans massive investments in renewable energy that will include — by 2036 — a huge boost in Washington state solar energy production.
SPOKANE — The late cold temperatures of last winter had big consequences for apricots, dropping production by half.
TIJUANA, Mexico — Richard Avila was 56 when he was deported to Mexico eight years ago. He had lived in East Los Angeles since he was a 2-year-old and the idea of living in Tijuana felt like being sent to the moon.
The other-worldly crossover possibilities that bubble to the surface in October are reflected in the offerings for this month’s Wenatchee ArtWalk as artists delve into new territory, testing the bounds of earthly existence.
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.
NCW — Chelan County PUD will hold three public meetings this month to discuss its plan to expand fiber access throughout the county.
SEATTLE — Upon entry into an industrial building on the outer edge of Interbay, the scent of pizza wafts throughout a large room where technology and food converge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States on Wednesday said it would enact 10% tariffs on European-made Airbus planes and 25% duties on French wine, Scotch and Irish whiskies and cheese from across the continent as punishment for illegal EU aircraft subsidies.
SEATTLE — A new technology hub backed by big names like Intel and NASA will fund startups in health care, retail, transportation and energy — as long as they harness 5G networks.
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.
Wenatchee exported a record-setting $638 million of goods in 2018
Cashmere Mill Site dedicated
Careers After School, a program that educates students grades 6-12 about a variety of career paths through hands-on learning, returns later this month for the fourth consecutive year.
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 — Robert Cox is out as Numerica Performing Arts Center’s executive director — three months into the job.
WENATCHEE — Pest control now and in the future is the topic of Wednesday’s “Science in Our Valley” seminar, presented by Washington State University entomologist Vincent P. Jones.
Starting Oct. 1, it could start getting cheaper to buy a home around Seattle and most of Washington, including Chelan and Douglas counties.
QUINCY — Every town needs a space where family, friends and neighbors can congregate and enjoy each other. In rural America, that space can come in many different forms.
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.
SEATTLE — A lawsuit filed last week sheds new light on the collapse of five Seattle-area motorcycle dealerships that left employees without jobs, customers without bikes, and the motorcycle community with questions about the plans — or even the whereabouts — of the owner.
LEAVENWORTH — Balancing the needs of businesses and residents was among the topics discussed at a recent candidate forum.
WENATCHEE — Jeff Soehren, owner of Blue Spirits Distilling, was named GWATA’s 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year at the organization’s annual Innovator Awards Luncheon on Wednesday.
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.