Governor Visits Wenatchee, Quincy on Broadband Tour

Gov Jay Inslee visited Wenatchee and Quincy Thursday during a three day listening tour of the state to learn about broadband needs and solutions. Expanding high-speed internet statewide is a priority for the Governor who also visited the Eastern Washington communities of Pomeroy, Pullman, and Chewelah, and La Push on…



Wenatchee Run With A Cop 5K Run/Walk on Saturday

Bad guys run from the cops but good guys can run with the cops this Saturday!  Wenatchee Police Officer Jared Shepard is helping organize the 2nd Annual Run With The Cops , a 5k Run or Walk to support local Special Olympians,  “We do a lot of fundraisers for Special…


Candlelight Vigil Organized for PUD Technician

WENATCHEE, WA – Edward “Eddie” Bromiley, a technician for Chelan PUD’s Central Maintenance group, died Wednesday in an accident at Rock Island Dam. During crane testing the 40-year-old employee was hit by a piece of steel from the spillway structure. Bromiley had worked at Chelan PUD since April 2000. He became…



Westside High School Class of 2018 is 2nd Largest Ever

Wenatchee’s WestSide High School Commencement Ceremony is Thursday in the Wenatchee Convention Center. Principal Kory Kalahar says the nearly 90 seniors graduating in the Class of 2018 make up the second largest class in Westside’s 32 year history, “each one of them, just like all the graduates in the Wenatchee…


Chelan PUD Power Outage on Skyline Drive, Number 2 Canyon

Chelan PUD is reporting power is out on Skyline Drive, west to Castle View and up Number 2 Canyon.  The PUD anticipated up to 3 hours to restore power.  The cause is an equipment failure.  The notice was posted around 4:45pm on Chelan PUD’s twitter feed.  Follow Chelan PUD updates…


Oil Response Teams at Confluence Park, Only a Drill

Chelan County Emergency Management is hosting a training exercise with the Department of Ecology (DOE) on Thursday at Confluence State Park. Joye Redfield-Wilder at DOE  says local first responders will get to rehearse an oil spill response using the Ecology Department’s equipment that is stored in strategic locations around the…


Candidates Sought to Serve as Interim Sheriff

CORRECTION:  The Chairman of the Douglas County Republican Central Committee was incorrectly identified in the original post below.  David Andrews is the Chairman.  A corrected email link for interested candidates is also provided here; dcrccemail@gmail.com The Douglas County Sheriff’s race attracted two candidates for the November ballot, East Wenatchee Police Officer Leeon…


All Evacuation Alerts Lifted On Soap Lake Fire

UPDATE 4:30PM–Fire perimeter holding up to gusty winds The containment lines on the Soap Lake Fire have been tested by 20+ mph gusts on the Soap Lake Fire but State Trooper Jeff Sevigney says the perimeter is holding.  The fire is still listed at 2-thousand acres with 50% containment but…