Business / Economy

Financial Wanderings with Brad Blackburn – Global Economy, Trade War

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings. Blackburn talks today about the latest with the economy and the trade war with China and how what’s been happening in Hong Kong is actually a bigger problem for the stock market than the trade war or the economy.

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New Office, Innovator Awards, Senator Visit – GWATA Update

As the technology community of North Central Washington continues to grow, so does the workload of GWATA – Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance. Their Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien swings by KOHO to talk about their new office located inside downtown Wenatchee’s The Mercantile, meeting with Senator Murray and other elected officials and the upcoming 19th…

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Despite Rising Unemployment Rate, Local Economy Sporting Solid Growth

The Chelan-Douglas County economy continues to gain jobs and add people to the labor force, but the unemployment rate is up again. In the month of June, the local unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, up from 3.8 percent in June last year. But non-agriculture related jobs grew by 2.3 percent over that same period, adding…

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East Wenatchee Welcomes First New Hotel In Decades

As tourism and conventions increase in the centrally-located Wenatchee Valley, so must its ability to accommodate those travelling to our area. The Valley’s capacity just got a little bigger, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.  

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Tariffs Dampen Strong NCW Cherry Harvest

Northwest cherry growers were hit hard when the largest exporter of Washington cherries, China, imposed retaliatory tariffs on cherries. But the domestic market has stepped-up. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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