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Cuc Tran | 40 years and going strong

WENATCHEE — When Cuc Tran Cafe first opened over 40 years ago, it was a fast food-style restaurant operating out of a small space. Tran would make fresh eggrolls every morning and sell them to go. In 1978, Cup Tran Cafe was one of the only Asian restaurants in Wenatchee.

Erin McCool | Employers may be liable for sexual harassment of members of public

Employers in the #MeToo era are on high alert to prevent and correct sexual harassment in the workplace. A new ruling in from the Supreme Court adds an additional layer to employers’ concerns: employers may be strictly liable when their employee sexually harasses a customer or member of the public.

Cheri Dudek-Kuhn | Best. Meeting. Ever.

Are your internal meetings productive, meaningful and exciting? Or are they ineffective, pointless and dull? If your business is like many others, your meetings look more like the latter. If you are ready to hold meetings that matter, that get things done — that you look forward to attending — then read on.

Business Past | Southend grocery store closes

Monroe Carmody, left, and Sterling Carmody prepare to close Union Safe-Way, 820 S. Wenatchee Ave., in July of 1976. The grocery store that was started by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Carmody, had been in operation since 1929.

Kris Johnson | Democracy in action

It was an impressive display of grassroots organizing. Arranged solely through a quick online effort, the state Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hearing was jam-packed with hair stylists, salon owners and cosmetologists on Jan. 28.

REC to stay open, citing trade talks

MOSES LAKE — Embattled silicon producer REC Silicon said this week it will not shut down its Moses Lake production facility for March and April as originally promised in early February.