ROCK ISLAND — A new industrial district could soon encompass the vacant hulk of a former silicon plant here if the Port of Douglas County moves forward with plans for the riverfront site just south of the city.
WENATCHEE — Does the Wenatchee Valley really need another Mexican restaurant? Robby Tonkin, whose family-run Taco Time Northwest owns 44 Taco Time restaurants in Washington, answered last month with an enthusiastic: “Yes — if that restaurant brings something unique to the market.”
WENATCHEE — January 5 will be the last day of work for all but a handful of the 428 employees at Alcoa’s Wenatchee Works smelter, a top union official said Nov. 24. Elected officials in New York, meanwhile, announced they had reached an agreement with Alcoa to keep open for three more years one of the smelters slated for closure.