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Schnitzel Boys

A Recipe For Success: Fresh Local Produce and Bread, Good Coffee and The Perfect Biscuit When Noah and Lindsey Dahlstrom moved to Leavenworth from the Seattle area, they found business space before they even had a place to live. Noah had grown up in Marblemount on Highway 20, and knew he wanted to live in another mountain town. The couple did some research and settled on Leavenworth, with its strong…

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Business, Community, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Independent Cider

Independent Cider (IC) is one of very few cider makers in North Central Washington focusing exclusively on making hard cider with pears. Their product is called perry – a cider made completely with fermented pear juice as its base. Although perry is a fairly new product to many, its roots stretch back to a long tradition that started in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom and France. IC is the…

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Business, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

NCW Ciders

Cider is a relatively new up and coming industry in an area ripe for the picking. North Central Washington has been an agricultural center for apples for more than 100 years; add in the other fresh fruit the region offers – pears, cherries, etc. – and you’ve got the perfect place for a cider industry to take hold and expand. Here are some of the cideries and cider makers to…

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Business, Community, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Mission Ridge returning to 7-Day-A-Week Schedule for 2019/2020 Season

For the first time in almost 20 years Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort is returning to a 7 day-a-week operating schedule for the 2019-2020 winter season. “We are very excited to be offering additional opportunities for guests to come up and enjoy the mountain,” said Mission Ridge Marketing Director Tony Hickok. “We really see this as a tremendous benefit to local skiers and riders in the Wenatchee Valley who…

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Business, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

McGlinn’s: Delicious Food with a Big Helping of Authenticity

Every morning at 5 a.m., three cooks arrive at McGlinn’s in downtown Wenatchee to start prepping. That’s the only way they have the time to make the food from scratch to be sure it’s ready when doors open at 11 a.m. for lunch and later for dinner. McGlinn’s has a wide range of food choices that could be considered a modern, high quality twist on traditional American fare, including wood-fired…

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Business, Enrich, Living Wenatchee

Why You Should Get Married in NCW

  It is no wonder North Central Washington has become a hot spot for young couples to say “I do”.  The surrounding majestic mountains, lakeside views, picturesque wineries, high desert sunsets, and an average 300 days of sunshine per year in NCW has made this region a sought after venue to get married, honeymoon, AND for guests to have an amazing  get-away. Only 2.5 hours away from Seattle or Spokane,…

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Business, Tourism

Area Sports Tourism Spending Rises in 2016

2016 was a record-setting year for sports tourism spending in the Wenatchee Valley. Bolstered by economic impact in a wide variety of categories, an estimated $8.35 million was spent here by visitors participating in or attending tournaments and events, according to analysis compiled by Wenatchee Valley Sports. This is up 9.7% over the previous high, set in 2015. Sports impact has been measured in the Wenatchee Valley annually since 2007.…

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EnergySmart Business

Local businesses work with local contractors to become more energy-efficient, with help from Chelan PUD. What’s not to like? Chelan PUD’s new EnergySmart Business program aims to help business owners reduce energy costs and improve the efficiency of shops and buildings. It relies on local contractors to provide guidance and equipment, and on PUD funding to cover a significant part of the investment. Scott Stanford, PUD commercial energy adviser, says…

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2017’s Best Places for Business Travelers – Wenatchee is on the list!

U.S. employees take more than 488 million business trips every year – an average of 1.3 million trips every day. And they’re traveling all over – from major hubs like New York and San Francisco to smaller cities and towns across the country. Projected spending on business travel for 2016 was $318.9 billion. Traveling for work can be stressful – you’re in a new city where you might not know…

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Mark Anderson’s 2017 Predictions

GWATA partners with Tech Alliance in Bellingham to bring Tech Predictions to local community January 13th  GWATA will live stream Mark Anderson's 2017 Predictions from Bellingham. This is GWATA’s third year partnering with TAG to broadcast this event to our local community. Mark Anderson is the publisher of the SNS Global Report, a 20 year running predictive report on technology and the global economy with a 94.7 % independently scored…

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