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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

gray wolves

Congress to Consider Bill to Delist Gray Wolves as Endangered Species

WASHINGTON DC- Gray Wolves would be removed from the Federal  Endangered Species list if legislation co-sponsored by 4th District Congressman Dan Newhouse passes. Newhouse and Wisconsin Congressman, Sean Duffy introduced legislation with bipartisan support that...
Health insurance

Higher Health Insurance Rates Coming

OLYMPIA, Wash. -  Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler approved seven health insurers to sell 40 health plans for 2019 in Washington Healthplanfinder, the state's health insurance exchange. The average approved rate increase for insurers that...
Daniel Lyon

Boots Saved Twisp River Fire Survivor’s Feet

TWISP, WA.-Daniel Lyon, survivor of the 2015 Twisp River fire, has fully recovered from the burns suffered when he and three of his crew members were trapped in a firestorm. He was the lone...

East Wenatchee attorney vies for Douglas County District Court

EAST WENATCHEE- Douglas County voters will decide in November who will replace Judge Judith McCauley on the District Court bench. Former Douglas County prosecutor, Eric Biggar currently sits as the interim judge until after...

Senator Hawkins talks listening tour, future endorsements

WENATCHEE- State Senator Brad Hawkins says he looks forward to working with whomever the voters select to replace House Representative Cary Condotta. The East Wenatchee lawmaker was asked in a recent NCWLIFE interview if he...
Kittitas County Fire

Lightning Sparks New Wildfires Near Blewett Pass

Update: Monday Iron East Fire: 25 acres; 0% containment Location: 12 miles northeast of Cle Elum, WA  Start Date: September 7, 2018 Cause: Lightning Iron West Fire: 10 acres; 20% containment Location: 12 miles northeast of Cle Elum, WA Start Date:...
Wahluke Slope Fire

Level One Evacuations Lifted on Wahluke Slope Fire

Grant County: The Grant County Sheriff's office has cancelled Level One evacuation notices on the Wahluke Slope Fire. Grant County: The Wahluke Slope Fire started Friday night near State Route 24 Mile Post 59 and continues...

Two calves injured in possible wolf attack in Ferry County

FERRY COUNTY- Cattle ranchers in Ferry County are angered after two calves are found injured in a possible wolf attack. They’re also upset about the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife’s response. Steve Hair...
slime sale

Girl’s Slime Sale Raises Funds For Moses Lake Police K-9

MOSES LAKE, WA.- It might be slime to you but a little nine year old girl has used the sticky gooey substance to raise over 20-thousand dollars for the Moses Lake Police Department’s K-9 program....

Senator Hawkins Listening Tour Takes to the Road Next Week

WENATCHEE, WA.- State Senator Brad Hawkins is preparing to hit the road this month for another series of listening sessions around his 12th Legislative District which includes Chelan, Douglas and parts of Grant and Okanogan...