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Mission Ridge named Business of the Year at virtual chamber banquet

Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort was named 2020 Business of the Year Thursday by the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Fire outside Ephrata ignites propane tank, destroys two travel trailers

A fire that included an exploding propane tank roared through two connected travel trailers south of Ephrata Thursday night.

Hydrogen fuels takes forward steps in Legislature and on PUD land

WENATCHEE — It’s a big week for hydrogen fuel initiatives in North Central Washington. On Wednesday, a bill brought...

Kids using the Walla Walla Point playground for the first time...

In a sign of a return to the old normal, the playground at Walla Walla Point Park reopened last week for the...

U.S.-Saudi child custody case earns major ruling for mother

WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee woman has won a key legal ruling to keep her daughter from being returned to the child’s father...

Chelan-Douglas Health District reports 6 additional COVID-19 deaths

The Chelan-Douglas Health District reported six additional COVID-19 deaths today, four Chelan County residents and two Douglas County residents.

Valley health chief: Vaccine avoidance hasn’t troubled COVID-19 inoculation efforts

WENATCHEE — In a survey in January, about 20 percent of adults in Washington said they would not seek vaccination for the...

Humane society holding pet microchipping clinics

The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is offering pet microchip clinics each remaining Wednesday in March beginning next Wednesday.

At Biden’s direction, state promises all school employees ‘at least one...

OLYMPIA — Citing President Joe Biden's directive to prioritize teachers and school staff for COVID-19 vaccinations, Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris...