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WENATCHEE—Wenatchee Valley College announced the launch of a regional survey to gather input from residents and help shape the college's future and better serve the communities of North Central …

The Cheesemonger’s Shop owner to open Italian sandwich shop

LEAVENWORTH –  The Cheesemonger’s Shop owner John Pistoresi is set to open Pesto’s La Panineria, a new Italian sandwich shop, in the former location of Viadolce Gelato, this …

Empowering the future: The 2024 STEM Summit and AI Expo at Wenatchee

As schools across the region prepare for graduations and summer vacations, the North Central Educational Services District (NCESD) and dozens of regional partners are gearing up to prepare for the …

U.S. job growth slows in April, unemployment rate remains stable at 3.9%

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in April, a modest increase that fell short of the average monthly gain of 242,000 over the previous year, according to a report released by the Bureau of Labor …

Washington State employers added 5,200 jobs in April and the state's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.8%, according to a report released by the Employment Security Department. The job growth …

Existing home sales slipped in April, but prices hit a record high

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell for the second straight month in April as a stubbornly low supply of properties on the market and rising mortgage rates made the process of buying a house …

Washington State adds 5,200 jobs in April; unemployment rate holds at 4.8%

Washington State employers added 5,200 jobs in April and the state's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.8%, according to a report released by the Employment Security Department. The job growth …

WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center announced plans to expand and renovate its historic buildings to create a more inclusive, engaging, and accessible space for visitors. …

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 …

Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority receives 2024 Job Creator Award

WENATCHEE - The Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority (CDRPA) has been honored with the 2024 Outstanding Job Creator Award by the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) for its role in …

CHELAN - Heritage Heights of Lake Chelan, a non-profit residential facility providing assisted living and respite services for the past 28 years in the Lake Chelan Valley, held their …

YAKIMA - On May 2 and 3, Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) Trustees Paula Arno Martinez, vice chair of the WVC Board of Trustees, and Wilma Cartagena, the board's legislative liaison, attended the …

From Belize to Bavaria: Global entrepreneurs open homemade pretzel shop in Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH – When Beth and Kevin Spiegel opened Bites –Leavenworth, a new, fresh-made pretzel shop on Commercial Street, they did so with a March Madness-style dip tournament.  …

US renters are more pessimistic about their ability to ever own a home and households’ expectations of home-price growth has reaccelerated after falling last year, a new Federal Reserve Bank of …

Five from Confluence Health honored with 2024 Champion of Public Health Awards

WENATCHEE - Three staff members and two providers at Confluence Health were recently honored with the 2024  Champions of Public Health Award, presented by the Chelan-Douglas Health District …

Wenatchee MSA experiences strong job growth amidst rising unemployment

WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprising Chelan and Douglas counties in Washington state, saw impressive job growth between March 2023 and March 2024 despite an uptick in …

Empowering the Next Generation: Schools' Focus on AI and Cybersecurity Skills

Technology isn’t just an asset but a necessity in education as schools across the region prepare students for the future. The Microsoft Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) …

Community Action Council unveils new food distribution center and pantry in Wenatchee

The Chelan Douglas Community Action Council (CDCAC) celebrated the soon-to-be open Food Distribution Center on Mar. 28. Rep. Mike Steele and Congresswoman Kim Schrier cut the ceremonial ribbon. …

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 2024 Flywheel Investment Conference, held from April 16-18 and sponsored by Ogden Murphy Wallace, Microsoft, and Confluence Health, concluded with Dopl Technologies being named the …

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