Valley Tractor, Brett & Son Parcel Service and East Wenatchee Grocery Outlet are among those “essential” operations that have kept going during the COVID-19 shutdown, a task that comes with challenges and silver linings.
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WENATCHEE — Rolling from town to town, Brett & Son Inc. delivers parcels across Central Washington, but with a local touch.
EAST WENATCHEE — East Wenatchee’s Grocery Outlet is plugging away amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.
EAST WENATCHEE — Orchardists need tractors — even during a quarantine.
WENATCHEE — Banks across North Central Washington have been scrambling over the past month as they adapt to the changing financial landscape caused by the novel coronavirus.
WENATCHEE — The COVID-19 outbreak shuttered restaurants, canceled concerts and ushered potential customers back to their homes; impacting a wide variety of businesses.
CASHMERE — Cashmere and Liberty Orchards. Aplets and Cotlets. Greg Taylor and ... now what?
Trade wars, minimum wage, family leave regulations, housing prices, housing availability and job growth.
WENATCHEE — Brandon Montgomery’s father needed to service his motorcycle and Montgomery saw a business opportunity.
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?
Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in the Wenatchee Valley Business World. Read more from the publication here.
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.
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