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Experienced employee grabs reins as owner with SBDC support

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

Carrie deKubber in Bob's Burgers and Brew EverettEVERETT, Wash. – Carrie deKubber has held just about every position at Bob’s Burgers and Brew over the past 20 years, but thanks to the Washington Small Business Development Center, she added a new title this year — owner. » More …

Washington state summer brings the heat

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PROSSER, Wash.- Only three words are needed to describe this summer in Washington state: hot, hotter and hottest.

 

In Prosser, August ended with the hottest temperature since 1991, and the June to August period was the second warmest on record.

“Low temperatures in August were the warmest on record as a result of last month’s humid and periodically cloudy conditions,” AgWeatherNet Meteorologist Nic Loyd said. “In a broader context, however, this summer is just the latest noteworthy episode in a continuing warm period that has persisted in central Washington for a year and a … » More …

Washington’s new chief economist to discuss state’s future

PULLMAN – The economic health and future of Washington State will be the subject of a free universitywide address by the new executive director of the Washington Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. The public address will be at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 8, in Johnson Hall C107.

 

Arun Raha, who earned his doctorate in economics at WSU, was appointed to his new post late last year, succeeding former executive director Chang Mook Sohn. Raha will meet informally with WSU students during his April visit in addition to giving the university-wide presentation entitled, “Washington State’s Economic and Revenue Outlook.”

 

“The state of Washington is … » More …