• Alcoa Names Mark Huber Wenatchee Works Plant Manager.
    Posted 5/22/15 from Alcoa news release   Alcoa Names Mark Huber Wenatchee Works Plant Manager   Wenatchee, May 22, 2015—Mark Huber has been named as the new Plant Manager for Alcoa’s Wenatchee Works smelter located in Malaga, Washington.   Prior to joining Wenatchee Works, Huber served as a Production and Continuous Improvement Manager at Alcoa’s Point Comfort Refinery in Port Lavaca, Texas.  Mark joined Alcoa in December 2011 after a 10-year career as an officer and F-18 pilot in the US Navy.  He first held the role of Senior Strategy Analyst for Alcoa’s United States Primary Products, where he executed region portfolio and strategic reviews.  In 2013, Mark was promoted to the role of Manager, Operational Initiatives at Global Primary Products, where he drove working capital, operations, and cash sustainability improvement initiatives across global smelting and refining assets...
  • Flash Flood Watch until 8pm Friday
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR .. A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING EAST SLOPES ...NORTHERN CASCADES. .. UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING .. THUNDERSTORMS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES. THESE STORMS WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO THE WEST. VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS. SOME STORMS WILL PUT DOWN A LARGE AMOUNT OF RAIN IN A SMALL PERIOD OF TIME. THIS WILL RAISE THE CONCERN OF FLASH FLOODING...MAINLY FOR THE RECENT BURN SCARS. .. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THESE STORMS TO DEVELOP OVER THE 2014 BURN SCARS...CARLTON COMPLEX...MILLS CANYON AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX. HOWEVER GIVEN THE WESTERLY TRAJECTORY...THE STRONGEST STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG THE CREST OF THE CASCADES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.
  • Wenatchee man tabbed to lead State Dept. of Ag.
    Posted Thursday, 05-21-15 A man familiar to Wenatchee area growers is the Governor's choice to lead the State Department of Agriculture...
  • Fire Damages Wenatchee Dry Cleaning Business
    Posted Friday 5/22/15 A Wenatchee Dry Cleaning business sustained significan damage when a fire broke out in the Mission Street building yesterday afternoon.    Fire crews responded at about 4:30 after they were alerted by Nancy Baird, the lone occupant of the building that houses Hayes Cleaners ...
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