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Douglas PUD chief pushes for reduced Columbia treaty payments

RICHLAND — Douglas County’s PUD manager wants federal negotiators to demand more out of the Columbia River Treaty. The longstanding treaty with Canada governs...

Bridgeport High School Weapons Threat Results in Arrest

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal reports the arrest of a Bridgeport man on weapons charges after he threatened to kill a local high school...

Blewett Pass road work expected to be completed Monday

Chip sealing work that has significantly slowed traffic on Blewett Pass since Aug. 17 is expected to be completed Monday. Crews have been chip sealing about...

Department of Natural Resources closes recreation lands due to fire danger

The state Department of Natural Resources has closed all the lands it manages in Eastern Washington to recreation because of high fire danger. The closures,...

City of Wenatchee Seeks Public’s Help in Housing Code Update

WENATCHEE- The Public is invited to complete an online survey and attend an open house as part of the City of Wenatchee’s Housing Code Update...

Wenatchee Valley deaths from COVID-19 reach 58

EAST WENATCHEE — Seven additional deaths among Chelan and Douglas County residents were attributed this week to COVID-19. The Chelan-Douglas Health District says six Chelan...

Emergency shelters pilot program to start in Wenatchee December 1

In an effort to address the need for a low-barrier shelter in the Wenatchee Valley, Laurel Turner of the Women’s Resource Center says the...

Grant County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing Moses Lake man

MOSES LAKE- Grant County Sheriff’s Department has issued a missing person alert for a Moses Lake area man who disappeared Saturday. Officials say 61-year-old Charles "Chuck"...

Rollover on Highway 97 north of Ellensburg injures 3

Three people were injured Sunday morning when a car went off Highway 97, struck a metal gate and rolled onto its top north of...

Positive COVID-19 tests reported in Royal City Schools

Grant County Health District officials are keeping a close eye on Royal City schools where four students and a staff member have tested positive...