Business & Economy

[1/13/20] LINK to send out surveys to help develop local programs

Posted in Business & Economy, Local Government & Meetings, Transportation

Listen to LINK communication coordinator Eric West tells KOZI what residents can expect to find in their mailboxes later this month. 

[1/9/20] Close to $200,000 in funding to expand Manson Schools’ Internship program

Posted in Business & Economy, Education, Feature

The Manson School District will receive $177,000 over the next three years to continue their student internship programs, as well as expand it so middle school students can participate in training and career activities. Addie Grageda, the district’s post-secondary parent support coordinator says funds from The Discuren Foundation, a private non-profit organization have played a […]

[12/26/19] LINK Transit announces new rider apps

Posted in Business & Economy, Transportation

(AUDIO) In addition to LINK’s new pilot dial-a-ride program in Chelan, riders can download apps that will tell them exactly where their bus is on its route.

[12/9/19] WIC Usage Makeover

Posted in Business & Economy

Families and individuals who receive Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program food benefits can now use WIC cards  and the WICShopper app when they head to the grocery store. WIC provides eligible families with nutrient-rich foods to supplement their diets. The program is for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under five. Before the switch, […]

[12/3/19] Campbell Apartment Project Planned for 2020

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With the conversation for more and affordable housing growing louder, Campbell’s Resort is looking to build a 24-unit apartment complex on the edge of downtown Chelan. Plans for the 1.12 acre site located along Okanogan Avenue, just south of the Woodin Avenue Bridge, call for four buildings with two parking variations, outlined in an application […]

[10/7/19] Numerica PAC Ousts Executive Director

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Rumblings in Wenatchee as Robert Cox is no longer the Executive Director of the Numerica PAC. Cox was hired by the board of directors in June of this year based on his skills and experience in both finance and theater. Over the last several months, the board received many communications and feedback from varying stakeholders […]

[9/16/19] Unemployment Rate Moves Higher

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The unemployment rate continues to tick up in Chelan and Douglas Counties, but people are still entering the labor market. That’s according to the latest county data from the State Employment Security Department. For July, the local unemployment rate was four percent, up from 3.2 percent in July last year. The rate of job growth […]

[9/3/19] Cannabis Waste Growing

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A Washington cannabis company has offered to collect and properly dispose of any waste from other marijuana stores. Canna Culture Shop began the pot waste program early this week to help reduce the impact marijuana waste has on the environment. Owner Maryam Mirnateghi said the program is meant to keep cannabis packaging from ending up […]

[8/28/19] Changes to the YWCA in Wenatchee

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The YWCA NCW has been going through some changes. From looking for a new executive director to transitioning a former café on their premises to a Women’s Resource Center. Another change that was to take place before summer’s end was the closure of the YWCA’s thrift store. But even that, it appears, may be getting […]