It’s now 2020 — a new decade and an opportunity to think about and plan for the future. It’s also a time to reflect on the past decade. What were the major trends? What impacted our economy, both negatively and positively? What stories will stick in the history books?
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WENATCHEE — You may not have heard of Stevens Home Group, but owner Seth Stevens dreams of turning his real estate company into a household name in Wenatchee.
Sitting on his porch and surrounded by pear trees, David Nierman recounts his family’s history in between sips of apple juice.
WENATCHEE — It was a sunny August morning and Drew Schick was doing yard work. Headphones on, he adjusted his sprinklers and mowed the grass in front of his home on River Park Avenue in North Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — An assistant principal, an engineer, a wildlife specialist and a data analyst — this year’s 30 Under 35 class of young professionals come from myriad industries and backgrounds.
ORONDO — At this point, few people have seen it and even fewer have tasted it. But by next year there will be more than 2 million boxes of Cosmic Crisp apples on the market.
- Grand opening Monday showcases Cashmere High School remodel
- Wenatchee school bus drivers rally to raise awareness of contract negotiations
- Woodworkers showcase skills, inspire craftsmanship at weekend exhibit
- Opinion | Rufus Woods, Art of Community: Bautista honored as ESD shows off its building remodel
- Richardson’s salary a sticking point for WVC faculty
- 145-acre property above Ohme Gardens for sale for $3.95 million
- WVC Board supports Richardson, calls for continued conversation on budget crisis
- Judge OKs Leavenworth Adventure Park project
- Second apartment complex proposed: 102 units in East Wenatchee
- Chelan PUD customers face five years of 3% rate increases | Public hearing set for Feb. 3
- NCESD completes $1.2 million headquarters remodel | Open house set for Tuesday
- Douglas PUD commissioner named to national public power council
- Apartment complex with 455 units proposed for Wenatchee's riverfront
- Survey underway to help create regional research inventory
- Ruby Theatre opens portal to London stage
- PUD commission to vote this month on rate hikes targeting data centers, crypto miners
- Link Transit to roll out expansions in July
- Aplets & Cotlets maker looking for ownership change as it enters 100th year