LEAVENWORTH — Leavenworth Greenhouse and Nursery owner Mike Chase saw an opportunity to mix business and pleasure when he bought 10 acres on the Chumstick Highway about 3 miles north of Leavenworth in late 2005.
After attending Wenatchee High School, Knox earned her business administration degree at Gonzaga University in Spokane. She then joined Teach for America and taught at a Somalian refugee school in Phoenix, where she also earned a master's degree in education. Knox returned to Wenatchee to work at NCRL, where she held two positions — literacy outreach teacher on the Colville Reservation and Children's Services Manager — before becoming STEM librarian.
Look for Cosmic Crisp apples planted this year to be in stores in 2019. More than 50 state apple growers spent this spring planting a total of 630,000 Cosmic Crisp trees, the apple variety expected to rival Red Delicious in the future. In the next two years, 10 million more trees are expected to be planted, according to an article in the June 15 Capital Press.
LEAVENWORTH — Take 36 German sausages, 10 pounds of steak, 20 portions of fish, four blocks of cheese, four loaves of bread, one container of jalapeño peppers and a single bag of chips, and what have you got? A recipe for a felony.
Chelan County PUD apprentice wireman Andy Botts (below), and journeyman wireman Brent Nordi work on final connections on a new 115-kilovolt circuit breaker on April 26, at the Wenatchee Switchyard, located on the corner of Worthen and Chehalis streets in Wenatchee. The new breaker uses sulfur hexafluoride gas as an extinguishing agent for the arc created when the breaker opens. This breaker replaces a 50-plus-year-old oil breaker. Gas breakers provide a benefit of less maintenance over the life of the breaker, said Chris Schwinkendorf, PUD Central Maintenance electrical superintendent.
Teen fashion retailer rue21 has no plans to close either of its North Central Washington stores — one in East Wenatchee, one in Moses Lake — despite recent debt woes that could be moving the company towards bankruptcy.
Physical property constitutes one of the most important components of wealth in a community. Taxable property in Washington state consists of two categories: real, or land, buildings, and some equipment affixed to land or buildings; and personal, or machinery, equipment, furniture, and supplies used by businesses and farmers. Most personal property owned by individuals is exempt. Business inventories, including goods for resale, are also exempt. Real property usually comprises over 90 percent of any county's total.