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Governor Inslee' Sunday 11/15/2020 Press Conference
East Wenatchee, WA – Since mid-August, the Chelan-Douglas Health District has been conducting community COVID-19 testing, with drive-thru testing having been administered in 15 communities.   As of Oct. 9, more than 4,500 tests have been administered. There have been 77 positive test results...
Dr. Butler's Health Newsletter
TUMWATER — The state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is proposing no increase in the average price employers pay for workers’ compensation insurance next year. If the proposal is adopted, this will be the first time in 20 years that workers’ compensation rates have dropped or stayed...
YAKIMA -The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) has released its forecast for the 2020 Washington state fresh apple crop.   The 2020 forecast is for a crop of 134 million standard forty-pound boxes of fresh apples. This is very close to 2019's 133.9 million box crop.   "The 2020...
    WENATCHEE - On August 13 the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) held its quarterly meeting.  It is the second time this year for WAEF directors to meet via video conference.  Elections of board members and officers had been postponed from their traditional May schedule with the...
TUMWATER — The start of the school year soon means a return to limits on the number of hours teens can work, even with remote or virtual learning.   “We’re already receiving questions from businesses about the hours students are allowed to work,” said Josie Bryan, Youth Employment specialist...
The Business and Workers update is a weekly newsletter providing news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is compiled by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center.   What you need to know about… Business...
WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) is now closed on Wednesdays. The change in hours will allow staff time to deep clean and tend to other important shelter needs, while maintaining social distancing standards. The shelter is open by appointment the remainder of the week and...
BREWSTER – The Pateros-Brewster Community Resource Center’s (PBCRC) Commercial Kitchen Project has been selected as one of four finalists in the Supernova Business Launch Competition. PBCRC will now compete for the $10,000 grand prize awarded to the winner on August 20. The North Central Washington...

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