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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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Vets Stand Down Set For Friday

Wenatchee, Wa.- The National Guard Armory in Wenatchee will be a buzz of activity for Friday’s Veterans Stand Down. The event helps former military veterans with information about programs and services provided through the...
ban

County Commissioners ramp up restrictions with outright burn ban

CHELAN COUNTY- Conditions are ripe for wildfires in North Central Washington. Chelan County Commissioners have ramped up restrictions including an outright ban on all outdoor burning. The County’s Fire Marshal, Bob Plumb, says it won’t take...

Protect your eyes for the Aug 21 Solar Eclipse, NASA issues safety warning

WENATCHEE- Are you hoping to catch the Solar Eclipse on August 21? Many people are gearing up for the phenomenon with the demand for safe viewing glasses skyrocketing on online markets like Amazon. In order to...
grower awards

Stemilt Growers Presents Annual Grower Awards

WENATCHEE, Wash. – Stemilt Growers announces the recipients of its 2016 Grower Awards. The awards were distributed by the Stemilt Fieldstaff during the company’s annual grower BBQ held on Thursday, August 3, 2017.  The...
apple crop

Smaller Washington Apple Crop Projected

Wenatchee, Wa.-The preliminary numbers are in concerning this year’s apple crop and the forecast of  total number of boxes is down 1-point-2 percent from last year’s harvest. The 2017 crop is forecast to be around...
Douglas County Brush fire

Hayes Road Fire Crews Demobilize

Wenatchee, Wa.- Its transition day on the Hayes Road Fire in Douglas County as crews start to demobilize after containing the wind-driven brush fire. The blaze blackened over 2300 acres of mostly sage and...
Soap Lake Crash

Six Injured in Soap Lake Crash

Six people were injured yesterday in a two-car accident in Soap Lake. The crash closed State Route 17 for several hours. The highway has been reopened. The Washington State Patrol issued the following accident...
Social

Inslee names new Secretary of Social and Health Services

OLYMPIA- Gov. Jay Inslee has named Cheryl Strange secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services. Strange has served as chief executive officer of Western State Hospital since April, 2016. Prior to that Strange was the...
Steve King

Wenatchee’s Steve King Testifies Before US Senate Committee on Wildfire Technology

Washington,DC- Wenatchee’s Director of Community Development was in Washington DC Thursday to testify before a US Senate Committee. Steve King was invited by ranking committee member, Senator Maria Cantwell to participate in a hearing...
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Firefighter dies in Montana Fire

US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell reports a firefighter dies while fighting the Lolo Peak Fire in Montana. 29 year old Brent Witham, of the Vista Grande Interagency Hotshot Crew, on the San Bernardino National...

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