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Dr. Michelle Price poses for the Wenatchee Business Journal camera
Dr. Michelle Price is the new superintendent of North Central Educational Service District 171 and she graciously allowed us access to her during a typically busy work week. Price answered a few questions posed by the Wenatchee Business Journal as well as improvised "on the fly" in order to give...
Dr. Hart Hodges spoke to the crowd about the local economy
EAST WENATCHEE -- The Port District of Douglas County celebrated its third year of hosting an Economic Leadership Roundtable (ELR) in July. The program featured Western Washington University's Dr. Hart Hodges, an associate professor in economics and business research. Headlining the program along...
The cast
Why would a business journal have an article about a play? When that play involves the day-to-day human frailties inherent in your sales division, then it fits the bill and affects your bottom line. Numerica Performing Arts Center is featuring the play later this month on its stage, performed by...
Even future pets attended the fundraiser.
EAST WENATCHEE -- On a beautiful August evening, animal-loving citizens of the Wenatchee Valley came together to listen to some blues, drink a few brews and generally acknowledge to the world their love of all things animal. Wenatchee Valley Humane Society Executive Director Dawn Davies reports the...
Owner Robert F. Kennedy III
EAST WENATCHEE - Billed as "designer" ice cream, Legend ice cream here is living up to its name. CEO Robert F. Kennedy III is confident ice cream connoisseurs will agree. Customized ice cream is made fresh for patrons using a patented cryogenic "mechanical" liquid nitrogen process. Kennedy is also...
Shawna & Freddie
DVM Shawna Bais holds one of her "house" cats, Freddie, at her business in East Wenatchee. Gary Bégin/WBJ
EAST WENATCHEE --  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Shawna Bais has owned the Paws & Claws Veterinary Hospital at 2484 SE 4th St., since building it in 2012 with her husband Roland, owner of Kwik Lube and Tune in Wenatchee.. In February of 2016 she bought the Quincy Veterinary Clinic when the...
Chelan PUD's Wright to make $345k with new contract Chelan PUD Press Release Acting a year ahead of General Manager Steve Wright’s five-year contract end, Chelan PUD Commissioners unanimously approved a new three-year contract that would run from Sept. 3, 2018, through Dec. 31, 2021. Wright's...
Artist's rendition of new hospital entrance area
CHELAN - Now that the new hospital levy has passed, the countdown toward construction has begun. But before commissioners don their work boots and grab shovels to break ground a few steps have to be taken first. The first step is to present to the Project Review Committee about the project, which...
Tumwater Restaurant
Lost its lease
The Tumwater Restaurant is gone. That is a tough one, especially for the locals who have grown up with the restaurant, working there, dining there, celebrating there. After decades in business, the Tumwater Restaurant was forced to close it doors last week, a shock to many in the community. Sandy...
Owner & managers of Sunset Marina
Co-owner, Scott McKellar (left), Homeowner Association (HOA) Manager, April Boosinger (center), and Dockmaster, Mark Evans (right) stand at the entrance of Sunset Marina, Wednesday, July 19, in Chelan. The marina celebrated its grand opening over the Fourth of July weekend.
CHELAN – Just a few short months after the ground breaking on Sunset Marina, Scott McKellar and crew are approaching the completion of the first phase in the newest Lake Chelan attraction. The marina portion of the phase has been completed and was celebrated with a grand opening on July 1 and 2,...

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