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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 …

Cameron West receives Realtor of the Year award

LEAVENWORTH - Cameron West has been awarded the Realtor of the Year award from the North Central Washington Association of Realtors, recognizing their commitment to professionalism, dedication, and …

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 …

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 …

If it’s broke, fix it – Waste Loop will show you how

LEAVENWORTH – Don’t throw away that broken blender or those torn jeans just yet. Waste Loop might be able to help. The nonprofit is bringing back Repair Cafes starting at the end of the …

In the heart of downtown Leavenworth, new shop owners create a respite from the crowds

The shops on the downstairs floor of 217 9th Street in downtown Leavenworth are not an easy find for the untrained eye. For new shop owners Sara Jones and Desiree Stein , that’s preferred. …

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 …

Leavenworth Spanish provides online Spanish course specifically for medical professionals

LEAVENWORTH – Leavenworth Spanish offers an online medical Spanish course that medical professionals can use to build rapport with patients, no matter their Spanish speaking level. …

LEAVENWORTH – Eastside Cycleworks, Leavenworth’s newest ski and bike emporium, has transformed the Upper Valley’s skiing landscape since its August 2023 debut.

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. …

LEAVENWORTH - The Cascade Medical Foundation four new board members and announced a fresh slate of officers for the upcoming year. The addition of these new board members brings a diverse …

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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