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Wenatchee, Eastmont School Board Candidate Forum

The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum the morning of Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Convention Center featuring the candidates for the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Boards. Ballots must be filled out and returned by Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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Wenatchee, East Wenatchee City Council, Mayor Candidate Forum

The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum this morning featuring the candidates for the Wenatchee City Council and East Wenatchee Mayor and City Council. KOHO’s Chris Hansen moderated the forum at Town Toyota Center. The forum begins with candidates for Wenatchee city council District #1: Jose Luis Cuevas and Roberto Vargas-Mata; followed…

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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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Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Update

Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about Apple Blossom Festival, Careers After School and potential local impacts to the business community following this year’s legislative session.

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2018 Tourism Report: Sporting Events Brought $10 Million Boost To Local Economy

The 2018 Annual Tourism Report is out from the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce. It breaks down how sports events, outdoor recreation and more impact the local economy, with big events alone bringing in $10 million to the Valley last year. Tourism remains the fourth-largest industry in the Wenatchee Valley, said Jerri Barkley, the Chamber’s…

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2019 Legislative Preview For Local Businesses With Wenatchee Valley Chamber

With this year’s legislative session around the corner, KOHO turns to Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, to get the business perspective on happenings on Olympia. Burgess said two changes took effect January 1 – a higher minimum wage ($12/hour) and collections for the new paid family leave program. During…

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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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