Business / Economy

Financial Wanderings with Brad Blackburn – Stocks, Trade, Tariffs

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings. Blackburn talks today about the latest with the trade war with China and threats by the Trump administration to impose tariffs on Mexico. Blackburn says the economy hasn’t taken a huge hit from the China trade dispute. Despite some losses in the stock…

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Wenatchee Valley Chamber Adds Communications Specialist To ‘Spread The Word’

The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership-based organization whose mission is to champion our community’s quality of life and economic vitality through collaborative leadership and sound business advocacy. As business needs have grown in the Wenatchee Valley, so has the chamber’s staff. They’ve added a new position – Communications Specialist – and…

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Good News For Growers – Apple Tariffs Lifted, Funding Coming For Cherries

A trade war that started with tariffs on steel and aluminum soon moved to other commodities. Last week, Washington apple growers got a break from the politics. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Just as local apple producers are cheering the end of tariffs on exports to Mexico, cherry growers in the region got a boost from Congress.…

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City’s Hearing Examiner Awards Permit For Leavenworth Adventure Park

Developers of the proposed Leavenworth Adventure Park got the news they hoped for. On Monday, the city of Leavenworth’s hearing examiner Andrew Kottkamp issued two decisions regarding the park – upholding the environmental determination of no impact and approving the conditional use permit. However Kottkamp did include several conditions for issuing the permit. They include…

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Financial Wanderings with Brad Blackburn – Trade War, Tariffs, Jobs Report

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings. Blackburn talks today about the latest with the trade war with China and new tariffs by both the Chinese government and the Trump administration. Blackburn says he doesn’t really see an end in sight for the trade dispute. Blackburn also breaks down the…

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