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.
Wenatchee Valley Brewing Company at Pybus Public Market has opened a delightful new annex that’s serving up cold beer at a cool location — adjacent to the Riverside 9 apartment complex and hugging what has to be Wenatchee’s smallest traffic roundabout.
Bus riders and local restaurant buffs are all grins now that food service has returned to Columbia Station, the South Wenatchee transit mall for Link, Northwestern Trailways and the nearby Amtrak stop.
CHELAN — Public outcry will likely quash the Bear Mountain Water District’s attempt to force 155 property owners along Lake Chelan’s south shore to pay for a $2.5 million municipal water line, the district’s lawyer said Thursday.