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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

Rossi-Schrier race brings in the most money in the nation for a House seat

With control of the U.S. House of Representatives potentially hanging in the balance, money has been pouring into Washington’s Eighth Congressional District race between Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier. In fact, MarketWatch.com reports the...
Gavin Johnston

Everett Hiker Disappears on the Pacific Crest Trail

The call is going out for a missing hiker who disappeared earlier this month while walking the Pacific Crest Trail. Family members are asking for help locating 28 year old Gavin J Johnston, from Everett,...
health plan

Health insurance rates increase . . . again

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has approved 11 health insurers to sell 74 plans in Washington's 2019 individual health insurance market. Health insurers requested a 19.44 percent average increase, but...
Community Foundation of NCW

Community Foundation of NCW Awards RIG Grants to 30 Non-Profits

WENATCHEE, WA.-The Community Foundation of North Central Washington has awarded  $240,455 in grants to 30 nonprofits across the region. The grants were funded by the Regional Impact Grant and Partners in Giving programs (RIG)....
Expansion plan

Confluence Health Announces Major Expansion in Grant County

MOSES LAKE, WA – Confluence Health has announced plans to expand services in Grant County. The information is announced in a news release issued today. Confluence Health News Release: For nearly 40 years, Confluence Health has...

Join the Wenatchee Valley for Make A Difference Day this Saturday

There is no shortage of Make A Difference Day opportunities in the Wenatchee Valley and throughout North Central Washington this Saturday, Oct. 27. The span of projects range from meeting needs for the elderly, youth,...
Quincy Lawsuit

Quincy Ag Business Settles Sexual Harrassment Lawsuit

QUINCY, WA.- Horning Brothers, LLC, an agricultural business in Quincy, WA, will pay $525,000 to settle claims of sexual harassment after ten of its female employees were harassed by the company’s foreman. Horning Brothers also...
Quincy Lawsuit

State Supreme Court Bans Life Sentences Without Parole For Youth

Washington state’s Supreme Court has ruled sentencing juvenile offenders to life without parole is unconstitutional. In a 5-4 decision released Thursday, the state’s highest court said sentencing juvenile offenders to life without parole or...
Paul Allen

Paul Allen Dies at 65

Seahawks Owner Paul Allen Passes Away SEATTLE, WA - Word came out via Twitter today from Vulcan Entertainment that Paul Allen, owner of Vulcan and the Seattle Seahawks, passed away due to complications from non-Hodgkin's...

Medicare’s annual open enrollment for prescriptions starts Monday

Medicare’s 2019 annual open enrollment period for prescription drug plans (Part D) and Medicare Advantage plans starts Monday, October 15, 2018 and runs through December 7th. The Washington state Insurance Commissioner’s Statewide Health Insurance Benefits...