Port Hosts Panel Discussion on Regional Challenges

The Port of Chelan County will host a business panel discussion focusing on the region’s biggest challenges. “We have a strong panel representing the Ag industry, the local power industry plus a key political leader” said Craig Larsen, Port of Chelan County Business Development Director “and we’re looking for their insights…


Public Power Week Celebration at Pybus

Chelan PUD is celebrating the many benefits of hydropower during Public Power Week To thank customers for supporting public power, Chelan PUD offices in Chelan and Wenatchee will serve doughnuts and cider on Friday from 11am to 2pm. On Saturday, Chelan PUD will be at Pybus Market from 10am to…


Public Works “Roadeo” Competition in Wenatchee

Some of the top public works maintenance professionals in the state are competing in Wenatchee Thursday during the American Public Works Association Roadeo.  The Washington State Chapter is determining winners who will move on to the National Championships.   Patrick Zellner with the City of Renton said the competition brings together…


Construction, Healthcare Lead Job Figures

The jobs picture continued to show improving numbers in August according to Regional Labor Economist Don Meseck’s report for August. The Wenatchee labor market unemployment dropped to 4.0 percent,  the lowest reading in the month of August since 1990 when records were tracked. Construction is leading the way in adding…


Reward Offer in Construction Site Theft

A $5, 000 reward has been offered for the return of stolen construction equipment from a worksite in East Wenatchee.   The stolen equipment includes several different models of GPS units, a Stihl saw and a Kubota ATV. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigation continues into the theft that occurred on…


Cashmere FFA Serves Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser on Friday

Cashmere FFA students are headed to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis later this month    To help raise funds for the trip, the chapter will be hosting a Prime Rib Dinner on Friday, October 5th,  5:00 – 7:00pm at Cashmere High School before the traditional “Bronze Shoe” rivalry football…


High Wind Warning For Blowing Dust

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook  for portions of North Central Washington.  The alert is for the Wenatchee area, Waterville Plateau,   Moses Lake Area and Upper Columbia Basin. A strong cold front is expected to pass through central Washington today and tonight.  Strong winds are expected behind…


Two Women Killed in Grant County Collisions

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported two women were killed in two different automobile accidents Monday morning. A 68-year-old Royal City woman was killed this morning in a two vehicle collision east of Quincy around 6am Isidra Romero-Ramos was the passenger in a 1998 Honda Civic driven by 64-year-old Loldgario…


College Foundation Appoints Interim Director

Rachel Evey was named as the interim executive director of the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation, after David Davin’s departure this September. Evey joined WVC in July 2017 as alumni relations coordinator for the foundation. During that time she facilitated alumni mentorship events for students, hosted networking activities and increased alumni…


Wenatchee Police Department Running Online Survey

The Wenatchee Police Department is asking residents and people who work in Wenatchee to complete an online survey asking their opinions of the Department and public safety issues. Chief Steve Crown says the results will be used to shape a strategic 5 year plan.   Crown says the survey is not…