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Waste Management extends service to City of Leavenworth

Waste Management will begin providing garbage service to the City of Leavenworth residents on Monday, February 4th. Residents may choose from three sizes of garbage containers at different prices. Cart sizes are 35, 64 or...
Tree Fruit

Tree Fruit Week starts at Wenatchee Convention Center

Tree fruit growers and researchers started three days of presentations and discussions at the Wenatchee Convention Center. Tree Fruit Week started today with the focus on Stone Fruit. Tomorrow is NCW Pear Day; and...

Shopko bankruptcy pending

Wisconsin-based Shopko could file for bankruptcy protection from creditors as soon as this week, according to a pharmaceutical drug supplier that says the retailer owes it $67 million. The Green Bay Gazette reports an attorney...

Women+s March Wenatchee slated for Jan. 19th at Memorial Park

Women’s March Wenatchee is hitting the streets in conjunction with the national Women’s March on Washington movement this Saturday, January 19th. The event begins at Memorial Park at 11 a.m. and includes a 1.1 mile...

August crash claims two more lives

CLE ELUM,WA.-Two 13 year old boys have died from injuries suffered in an August crash in Kittitas County. The Washington State Patrol has released updated information on the crash that occurred when a 51...
January burn ban

Burn Ban Starts Sunday in North Central Washington

YAKIMA – A burn ban is set to start tomorrow in North Central Washington. The ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13,...

Tonasket Mayor Accused of Making Racist Remarks

TONASKET, WA.-The mayor of Tonasket came under fire last night during a regular city council meeting. The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle reports the town's Mayor Dennis Brown was accused of asking a former city police...

Rep. Mike Steele to serve on House Education Committee

State Representative Mike Steele of Chelan has been picked to serve as the ranking member on the House Education Committee. “I'm excited to tackle this new leadership role on the Education Committee. In 2018, we...

Partial government shutdown impacts USDA loans

The impacts of a continuing partial government shutdown are being felt here in North Central Washington. Especially if you do business with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. The U.S. Department of Agriculture...
Flu Seasonvideo

Flu season arrives in Chelan, Douglas Counties

If you’re feeling under the weather, you’re not alone. The flu season has arrived in Chelan and Douglas Counties. Public Health District Administrator, Barry Kling tells us more: "We're getting reports from providers that people...