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WENATCHEE — Confluence Health and the Wenatchee Valley Medical Group (WVMG) announced Tuesday that their Community Partnership Fund will begin accepting applications for grants supporting local …

WENATCHEE - Confluence Health Hospital Central Campus was recently recognized with two hospital achievement awards by LifeCenter Northwest for excellence in organ donation efforts. LifeCenter …

WENATCHEE  - The Flywheel Angel Network has announced the six finalists set to compete at the highly anticipated Flywheel Investment Conference from April 17-19, 2024, in Wenatchee, Washington. …

Washington State sees job growth slow, unemployment rise in February

OLYMPIA - Washington's economy added 2,600 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7%, marking the highest level since 2021 and the fifth straight month of rising joblessness. The …

Public input sought on North Central Regional Workforce Plan

WENATCHEE — The SkillSource Regional Workforce Board is calling for public input on the forthcoming four-year Regional Workforce Plan for North Central Washington. Scheduled for the 2024-2028 …

Big-box stores try to stay relevant by focusing on smaller stores

Two of the biggest names in big-box retail have boosted their bets on a growing trend for brick-and-mortar sales: smaller stores. Best Buy and Macy’s this week announced plans to add …

Chrysler recalls 330,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees over steering wheel defect

Chrysler is recalling more than 330,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees because of a steering wheel defect that may cause a loss of control. Problems can arise when the steering knuckle separates from the …

Local ag co-op nurtures tree fruit industry from bud to box

Since the 1930s, Northwest Wholesale, Inc., a locally owned agricultural cooperative, has been an impactful part of the tree fruit industry in North Central Washington. Cooperatives of all kinds …

Bitcoin surpasses $60,000 as demand from ETFs triggers bull run

At the heart of the rally that is pushing Bitcoin toward a record high is a simple tenet of economics: Supply and demand. The demand for the token that’s resulting from new exchange-traded …

CASHMERE - With sustainability, affordability, and community in mind, some businesses in the Upper Valley are ditching the traditional linear economy model of take, make, and dispose and adopting circular economy practices, such as reuse and repair.

Small Change, secondhand art supply shop in Cashmere, nears grand opening

CASHMERE – Small Change is one of the newest additions to Side Street Cashmere, selling secondhand art supplies and craft materials for every imagination. The store hosted a soft opening on …

WENATCHEE — Chelan County Commissioners greenlit the allocation of nearly $320,000 in lodging tax dollars toward various tourism-related entities, benefitting a gamut of local organizations. …

Building a composting business starts with community

CASHMERE - Winton Manufacturing Compost Works is a community-powered endeavor that, in just over a year, has prevented nearly 2 million pounds of waste from going to landfills.

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