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There was a full house turnout for the early morning "Coffee & Commerce" event hosted by the WVCC and sponsored by Numerica Credit Union.
'Coffee & Commerce' event reveals new projects, lack of housing "Commercial development takes energy, creativeness, and capital," according to the advertisement for the event put out by the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce. The mid-September "Coffee & Commerce" event at the Town...
MANSON -- Wells Fargo's District Manager for North Central Washington Agustin Reyes, said the Manson branch of the San Francisco-based bank is closing Wednesday, July 12. "We notified the employees in late March and a letter was sent to customers in early April," he said. Reyes, in an exclusive...
PLAIN - Adeline, Otto, Belle, Hanna and Rudolph are coming to the Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground in Plain. Those are, in fact, the names of the so-called "tiny houses" that are now at the campground. An open house was held this past weekend. It's called the Leavenworth Tiny Village. It'...
A gathering of 62 women business owners from all over Washington took place at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel May 19 - 21. Officially it was billed as the 96th State Conference of the Business and Professional Women, but regardless of gender, ideas flew, money changed hands and mergers happened...
Mayor Farivar of Leavenworth
Farivar & Spurgeon elected to CDTC Board The Chelan-Douglas Transportation Council (CDTC) voted Mark M. Spurgeon as its 2017 Board Chair and Cheri Kelley Farivar as 2017 Vice Chair. Spurgeon is a Commissioner at the Port of Douglas County and Farivar is the Mayor of the City of Leavenworth....
Washington Federal celebrates 100 years in business. By Gary Bégin The Wenatchee Business JournaI asked a few questions about how and why Washington Federal has been successful and grown over the last 100 years since its first branch was founded in 1917 in Ballard, a Seattle suburb. The answers...
going WILD!
Town Toyota Center's most important and lucrative tenant - the Wenatchee Wild, just finished another "Wild-ly" successful season.
Town Toyota Center General Manager Mark Miller said that he is "satisfied" with the final balance sheet from the 2016 season. "This is not meant to be a 'cash cow' business," Miller said in response to the normal profit and loss business model. Liking the venue to a "glorified city park," Miller...
The 2017 legislative season in Olympia is drawing to a close. Bills that passed committee and made to a floor vote in the House must also survive a vote in the Senate. Those that did may impact your business or all businesses in one way or another and that is why they are listed here. Everything...

Workers were busy working on the canopy of the Wenatchee Red Lion Hotel in this late February photo. Gary Bégin/WBJ
The Red Lion hotel at 1225 N. Wenatchee Ave., is replaced its massive reception canopy and is also refurbishing the entire hotel, according to Principle Partner Gurbir Sandhu, speaking via email from Kennewick. The work began in late February and is expected to continue until the end of the year....

Lance Tigner and his fender strike a pose recently in Wenatchee.
Lance Tigner has a day job which dovetails nicely with his passion - performing music. Tigner is the owner/operator of On The Mend musical instrument repair company, 610 Easy Street in Wenatchee. He was born in Wenatchee at St. Anthony's and graduated Wenatchee High School back in the day. He took...

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