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The latest news around the Northwest! If you hear of or see any newsworthy event feel free to share it with us. HERE or call 509-888-2020

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Icicle Creek Environmental Impact Study up for public review

LEAVENWORTH- A proposed strategy for the future management of Icicle Creek is now available for public review. A draft environmental impact study has been released by the Washington State Department of Ecology in collaboration with...
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Soap Lake Wildfire Goes to State Mobilization

SOAP LAKE, WA.- Homes were evacuated in the Soap Lake area last night as a wind-whipped wildfire rips through the area. The Soap Lake Fire started late yesterday afternoon about five miles North of town....

Monroe Woman Killed in Rollover Accident on I-90 near Cle Elum

CLE Elum- A 28-year old Monroe woman was killed Sunday night in a one-vehicle rollover on I-90 about 3 miles west of Cle Elum. State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore says the woman was driving erratically...

Wenatchee Labor Force Update: Non-Farm job growth on the rise

WENATCHEE- In a recent presentation and labor market report to area partners, Don Meseck, Regional Labor Economist for the Washington State Employment Security Department says the pace of total non-farm job growth in the Wenatchee...

Newhouse Amendment on Grizzly Bears Blocks Funding for Reintroduction

WASHINGTON DC- Plans to reintroduce grizzly bears into the North Cascades Wilderness are apparently on hold following yesterday’s action by a US House Committee. The House Appropriations Committee adopted Rep. Dan Newhouse’s amendment to deny funding...

CWICC plays vital role in spotting and responding to Washington wildfires

EAST WENATCHEE- With a coverage area spanning nearly 50 percent of Washington State, a local communications center serves a vital role in keeping our area safe during the fire seasons. NCWLIFE visited the center to...

Mexico Levies Tariff on US Apples

WENATCHEE, WA.-US Apple growers are targeted with tariffs as Mexico retaliates against Trump administration's foreign trade policies. Mexico announced Tuesday it will levy tariffs on imports of U.S. products. The order stipulates charges of 15 percent to...

Quincy Man Killed in Crash

QUINCY, WA.-A 48-year-old Quincy man was killed and a woman received serious injuries in a one vehicle collision Sunday night. Jose Lozano was the passenger in a car driven by 48-year-old Angela Anaya of...

SR 28 Brush Fire Destroys Car Threatens Home

EPHRATA-WA.- Grant County’s wildfire season is getting off to an active start with several wind-driven fires over the last week. On Monday crews responded to the 1600 block of SR 28 for a wildfire which...

Wildfire Burns Four Buildings in Schawana

SCHAWANA- Multiple Grant County fire districts answered a call Sunday evening for a large wildfire on the west side of State Route 243 in the Town of Schawana. The fire burned one home and three other...