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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...

Congressman Newhouse Talks Canada Trade and Columbia River Treaty

WENATCHEE, WA.-Congressman Dan Newhouse was in attendance at today’s Port of Chelan County breakfast program. In keeping with the program topic of economic development,...

Returning Salmon Numbers Drop to 20-Year Lows

Lower than desired Salmon runs continue to challenge recovery efforts in North Central Washington. A fisheries biologist with the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board...

Beebe Bridge Park boat launch will close for construction work

The popular boat launch at Beebe Bridge Park will close Oct. 1 as work begins on building new ramps and installing new docks, The...

Irrigation District asks East Wenatchee residents to cut down water use

EAST WENATCHEE-A broken water pump has forced the Greater Wenatchee Irrigation District to ask some East Wenatchee residents to cut down on water use. The...

Chinook Salmon Fishing to Reopen

Anglers Can Again Keep Chinook Wednesday WENATCHEE, WA - Just twelve days after announcing an emergency closure of chinook salmon fishing in the Upper Columbia, fishery...