Newhouse, GOP Members of Congress Urge Action on DACA

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) led a press conference in the U.S. Capitol with 13 House GOP colleagues to urge Congress act and support ongoing negotiations led by House Republican leaders for a legislative solution for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program before the end…


North Cascades Highway to close for winter on Friday

The Washington State Department of Transportation issued this news release on the winter closure of SR20/North Cascades Highway DIABLO – The final page will soon turn on State Route 20/North Cascades Highway this year. The winter gates will close at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 due to avalanche risk, and there…


Snow causes slick conditions

A late arriving snowfall caused slick conditions around Central Washington this morning and difficult driving conditions.  A Winter Weather Advisory was posted from 4pm Wednesday through Thursday afternoon at 4pm.  The forecast of 1 to 3 inches of snow overnight never materialized but steady rain started falling around 4am and…



Snow on the way with Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Winter Weather Advisory.  A Pacific storm system will spread snow across much of the region  tonight and Thursday. The Wenatchee Area, Okanogan Valley and Waterville Plateau are included in the advisory in effect from 4pm Wednesday through 4pm Thursday. Snow will dominate…


General Election: NCW Results

Incumbents are faring well in most preliminary election results around North Central Washington. Keith Huffaker and Ruth Esparza lead in the Wenatchee City Council races, Chuck Johnson in East Wenatchee and Dave Erickson in Cashmere.  Two of the three incumbents on the Leavenworth City Council, Sharon Faye Waters and Carolyn…


Grant County Team busts another illegal drug operation

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reports INET or Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team busted another illegal marijuana growing and sales operation last week.   In a press release, the Sheriff’s office  said INET investigators working on a tip from a patrol deputy,  served a search warrant Wednesday on the home of  Cesario Huerta,…


Yakama Nation sues Klickitat County over arrest of tribal member

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) – The Yakama Nation has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Klickitat County in an ongoing dispute over whether 95,000 acres in the area is within reservation boundaries. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the lawsuit was filed Friday concerning the arrest and conviction of a tribal…


Chelan PUD Commissioners move ahead with new Chelan substation site

Chelan County PUD provided this press release on the decision to purchase property for a new substation in Chelan.  Efforts to locate a suitable site have been underway since 2015.  PUD staff have determined a new substation is needed to replace two current facilities that are nearing capacity and to…


Police seek public’s help in arson case

The Wenatchee Police Department is asking the public to help identify a possible person of interest from a surveillance video. The video shows a vehicle driving near Walla Walla and North Miller Streets on October 19th about 4:35am, the same location where a fire was started that morning. If you…