Business / Economy

Wenatchee Valley Business Community: 2018 Accomplishments, 2019 Challenges

Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, swings by the KOHO studios to talk put a bow on 2018 from the local business perspective. She talks about some of the positive movements this year – low unemployment, tourism up – and problems like tariffs and a sluggish retail sector. Burgess also…

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Chelan PUD Board Approves New Cryptocurrency Rate, Effective April 1

The Chelan PUD has lifted its moratorium on cryptocurrency businesses, after they arrived at a new rate schedule for emerging industry. Marcus Bellissimo reports Chelan County PUD commissioners Monday approved a new rate for cryptocurrency, blockchain and similar operations. It goes into effect April 1, 2019, the same day the District will accept new cryptocurrency…

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Sleeping Lady Owner Harriet Bullitt Gifts Resort To Icicle Fund

A change of ownership lies ahead for the iconic Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in Leavenworth. Harriet Bullitt, philanthropist and founder of several businesses and non-profits, will gift her Sleeping Lady business to the Icicle Fund by the end of the year. Bullitt told KOHO now’s the right time to do the transfer as she’s about…

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