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WA Labor & Industries Proposes 4.9% Workers' Comp Rate Hike

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has put forth a proposal to raise the average hourly rate for workers' compensation insurance by 4.9 percent …

Upper Columbia Gets $4M Boost for Salmon Restoration

WENATCHEE - In a significant boost to the ongoing efforts aimed at restoring salmon populations in the Upper Columbia Region, the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) has recently …

Tsillan Cellars Dominates North Central Washington Wine Awards

WENATCHEE — In a display of viticultural prowess, Tsillan Cellars has emerged as the undisputed champion at the 2023 North Central Washington Wine Awards. This highly anticipated event, held at …

Stemilt’s Annual Golf Tournament Raises $155,000 for WAEF Scholarships

WENATCHEE – Stemilt Growers recently presented the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) with a check for $155,000, marking the culmination of their annual Thomas K. Mathison Memorial …

NCW Community Foundation Awards $1.3M in Scholarships to 214 Students

WENATCHEE - In a significant development for North Central Washington's education landscape, the Community Foundation of North Central Washington (NCW) has announced a record-breaking scholarship …

Grant Funds Available to Restore Historic Barns, Cemeteries, and Theaters

SEATTLE - Historic preservation enthusiasts and caretakers of Washington's cultural heritage have reason to celebrate as grant funds become available to support the rehabilitation and restoration …

Proposed Credit Card Competition Act Aims to Tackle Rising Swipe Fees

OLYMPIA - Big banks on Wall Street are currently in the spotlight as they advocate for an increase in credit card swipe fees, a move that has the potential to impact businesses and consumers. These …

A Christmas to Remember to Light Up Wenatchee in Five-Day Extravaganza

WENATCHEE - The 2023 Numerica Festival of Trees, themed "A Christmas to Remember," promises five days of festive cheer while playing a crucial role in supporting the Numerica Performing …

New Wildlife, Natural History Museum & Art Gallery Readies World-Class Exhibit for October Opening

CHELAN - When local businessman Shannon Kollmeyer began planning to donate his extensive taxidermy collection, he and his wife Cris considered several alternatives. They evaluated numerous museums, …

Chelan County Shines in Washington's Employment Landscape

In the ever-evolving tapestry of Washington's labor market, Chelan County emerges as a beacon of economic resilience, demonstrating its mettle amidst statewide trends. The latest data from the …

Community Support Nets $10,000 Donation for Women's Service League

EAST WENATCHEE - North Central Washington businesswoman Erica Mendoza leveraged community support to award $10,000 to the Women’s Service League of North Central Washington, a service …

STATEPOINT - A great morning routine makes getting out of bed more pleasant and sets the tone for a successful, happy day. Whether you are a morning lark or a night owl, check out these items that …

BPT - Will I be able to retire? How much do I need to save? What if I outlive those savings? Questions like these are common across America's current working population. Whether Gen X, Millennial …

STATEPOINT - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is also referred to as emphysema or chronic bronchitis and makes it hard to breathe. During every stage of the disease, starting when a …

NCW Media Inc., a prominent media company in North Central Washington, has finalized the sale of its five well-established local newspapers to Ward Media LLC, owned by Terry Ward and Amy Yaley. The …

Wenatchee - The North Central Career Connect Washington (CCW) Network was established in 2019 under Governor Inslee’s Career Connect Washington Initiative launch and has received …

Washington Retail Report

POLICY Washingtonians face shrinking paychecks and continued public safety concerns  With recent 4 th  of July celebrations, Washington state citizens faced a sobering reality …

Chelan’s Ruby Theatre celebrates 109 Years of Hollywood Magic

CHELAN - For more than a century, the Ruby Theatre’s silver screen on Woodin Avenue in Downtown Chelan, has flickered with cinematic entertainment from the early silents, the talkies, …

WENATCHEE- Stemilt has been awarded the Community Leadership Award by the Washington Association of School Administrators for its partnership with Eastmont High School through Project SEARCH. This …

On July 20, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) voted for the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act to reauthorize the Federal Aviation …

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