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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

Kittitas

Vantage Wildfire Forces Closure of I-90

We’re waking up this morning to reports of a major brush fire in the Vantage area. The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Department reports the wind-whipped wildfire threatens homes and a popular State Park. #RyegrassCouleeFire Smoke & fire...
Methow Valley

WSDOT reopens Methow Valley State Airport

WINTHROP- Following a 45-day closure to restore the pavement of the 22-year-old Methow Valley State Airport runway, the Washington State DOT has reopened it following phase 1 and 2 of infrastructure updates. The Methow airport is...
silicon

US China Trade dispute triggers layoffs at REC Silicon

MOSES LAKE, WA.-REC Silicon has announced the layoff of 40 percent of its workforce at the Norwegian-based firm’s Moses Lake plant. The company also announced they will cut production at the plant to about 25...
Pateros

New Pateros City Sign Rises From Ashes

PATEROS, WA.- The City of Pateros has a new sign to welcome visitors to the small hamlet on the Columbia River in Okanogan County. The new sign replaces the old iconic feature on a hillside...
prospective volunteersvideo

CASA Hosts Open House for Prospective Volunteers

WENATCHEE- Nearly 200 children in Chelan and Douglas counties find themselves in need of a CASA volunteer due to circumstances beyond their control. CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, are volunteers who represent the interests of minors...
Air Quality

Department of Ecology Proposes Air Quality Fee Changes

WENATCHEE-The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing air quality fee changes for facilities in Central and Eastern Washington. The Department of Ecology is proposing changes to its fees for the air quality registration program. The...
Fireworks Ban

Fireworks Ban Remains as Independence Day Approaches

WENATCHEE- The city of Wenatchee would like to remind all residents of Wenatchee that the ordinance to ban fireworks, established in May of 2017 is still in effect. With Independence Day a little over a week...
Immigration Reformvideo

Newhouse Remains Hopeful on Immigration Reform Bill

WASHINGTON DC- Fourth District Congressman Dan Newhouse remains hopeful that the House can rise above its political differences and adopt an immigration reform bill. Republican leaders have put off until this week a compromise GOP immigration...
Lake Wenatcheevideo

Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue Plans for Expansion in Plain

PLAIN- The Cascade School District has control over Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue’s plans to expand its station in Plain. The Fire District would like to acquire five acres of school-owned property next to Beaver Valley...
Milepost 22

Milepost 22 Fire near Vantage Fully Contained

VANTAGE- The Milepost 22 Fire located north of Vantage is now fully contained according to fire officials after scorching just over 7,600 acres. The fire started on June 21 around 3 a.m. A team of 275...

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