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...
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.
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 ...
Posted Wednesday, 05-20-15
Douglas County PUD is getting a financial thumbs up. Rating agency Moody's Investor Service have affirmed the utility's AA3 rating, Standard and Poor's gave the utility a AA rating. PUD spokeswoman Meghan Vibbert says the District is preparing for the sale of Wells System Revenue Bonds next week.
Vibbert says some of the factors cited by the rating agencies, competitive hydro generation, low retail rates and the PUD's strong liquidity.
Who can follow Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst and wow 200 million viewers worldwide to win the Eurovision Song Contest at its 60th edition in Vienna on Saturday? With five Eurovision victories including ABBA in 1974, Sweden is always a good bet and according to the bookies, Mans Zelmerlow is the man to watch, as long as he remembers his flies...