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.
- 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
- The 2019 housing market saw similar volume as 2018, but 8% increase in price
- Here’s what to expect as the census gets underway in NCW
- Photos: Wells Hall comes tumbling down
- Atlas Fare, an upscale seafood-focused restaurant, opens downtown
- PUD to work on Western Avenue power lines next week
- Wenatchee pediatrics clinic extends hours
- Businesses have new option for safely disposing of moderate risk waste
- East Wenatchee Macy's spared from latest store closures
- Former Elks Lodge building on the market for $2.4 million
- Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for business and nonprofit of the year
- Owl Soda Fountain's new owner serving sweet treats with a scoop of nostalgia
- NCW's top 10 business stories of the decade
- Roof replacement underway for Cashmere reservoir damaged by snow
- WSU conference brings women in agriculture together to network and learn