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Grant County PUD preparing in case Northern Pike arrive

The invasive Northern Pike fish may some day make its way downstream on the Columbia River. And PUD officials...

Fishing guide tells of rescue of child, mother from Columbia River

A professional fishing guide helped save the life of a child who fell into the Columbia River Tuesday.

Williams Flats Fire grows to 10,000 acres. Smoke drifts into Wenatchee

Wildland Firefighters continue efforts to contain a large lightning-caused brush fire that flared up Friday near Lake Roosevelt. The Williams...

Watercraft takes perilous plunge at Wanapum Dam

A Puyallup man’s jet ski took an 80-foot plunge over a juvenile fish bypass at Wanapum Dam this month. Fortunately, he...

Coleman Oil agrees to settlement over 2017 Wenatchee fuel spill

Idaho-based Coleman Oil has agreed to a settlement over its 2017 spill of 3,800 gallons of biodiesel into the Columbia River from its Wenatchee...

Woman rescued from riverbank

Rescuers say a woman who claimed she jumped from the Senator George Sellar bridge in Wenatchee was pulled from the shoreline after...

Rocky Reach Discovery Center plans move forward

WENATCHEE, WA.-A lot of water has flowed through Rocky Reach Dam since its construction over 50 years ago. The Dam’s visitor center...

Annual Polar Plunge to make a splash this Saturday

It should be nice and cold outside in Wenatchee Saturday when dozens of brave souls will make matters even worse by jumping into the...

Company fined for spilling more than 3,000 gallons of biodiesel into...

A Lewiston, Idaho-based fuel retailer in Wenatchee has been fined $189,000 for spilling 3,840 gallons of biodiesel into the Columbia River. The Washington Department of...

Federal Court Salmon Ruling Refuels Dam Breaching Debate

SEATTLE, WA.- A Federal court ruling has refueled the debate over breaching dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers. The ruling issued Wednesday by the...