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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 …

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 …

Chelan wineries excel in prestigious wine competition

CHELAN - The 24th Annual Best of the Best Platinum Wine Competition, hosted by Great Northwest Wine Magazine, concluded with notable success for Lake Chelan wineries. This invitation-only event, …

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 …

CHELAN – Peterson’s Waterfront has been awarded the RCI Gold Crown Resort® designation by RCI®, the global leader in vacation exchange, for the 33rd consecutive year. This …

Celebrating a quarter century of winemaking excellence: Fielding Hills Winery

CHELAN – As Fielding Hills Winery marks its 25th anniversary in 2024, founders Mike and Karen Wade reflect on a journey that began with the crushing of grapes from their estate Riverbend …

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. …

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