Moses Lake High School to join Columbine Anniversary school walkouts

Friday is the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School that claimed the lives of 12 students and one teacher.  A national school walkout is scheduled for tomorrow that could involve more than 2,500 schools.   According to the event’s website,  around 75 schools in Washington will be participating…


Fundraiser for missing woman

Family and friends of a Wenatchee woman reported missing nearly two years will hold a fundraiser this Sunday to raise awareness of her plight.  Jessie Rubio-Monejano, aka Jessie Grace Moore was possibly seen in June of 2016 getting into a vehicle in the South Wenatchee area but her family has…


Hiker rescued after serious fall on Castle Rock

A female hiker suffered two broken ankles in a fall below Castle Rock Wednesday afternoon and was rescued off a steep slope Wednesday evening.    Sgt. Kent Sisson with Chelan County Search and Rescue said Erika Juarez 18, of Wenatchee was reported injured after the fall about 3:45pm  A friend called 911…



Suspect kills himself during felony traffic stop in Okanogan

A Texas man authorities had been looking for in a child rape case killed himself after his vehicle was stopped in Okanogan this morning.  Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said 32 year old Eric A. Morgenroth died at Mid-Valley Hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Rogers said local authorities had been notified…


Spruce Kings top Wild, series returns to Wenatchee

There will be a Game 5 in the Fred Page Cup Finals after Prince George snatched their first victory of the series with the Wenatchee Wild last night, 4-2.  Trailing 2-0 after the 1st period, Wenatchee tied it in the 2nd but couldn’t get past that point. Wild Assistant Coach Chris…


Numbers show flu season over in Grant County

The number of flu cases has dropped to the point the Grant County Health District has announced the end of the epidemic phase of the flu season.  The number of reported cases in Grant County has dropped to single digits during the last several weeks.  Overall, the district received just…


Planned burn Saturday to enhance Interpretive Center

Residents of Entiat or motorists near the outskirts of the town Saturday afternoon will see smoke from a small controlled burning project set to occur at Columbia Breaks Fire Interpretive Center. The controlled burn is part training exercise but will also enhance the mission of the Interpretive Center according to…


Avalanche control scheduled at 12noon on I-90

UPDATE–AVALANCHE CONTROL COMPLETE–PASS REOPENED   The Washington State Department of Transportation will be closing Westbound I-90 at the summit of Snoqualmie Pass at noon today (Tuesday) for avalanche control work.   W.S.D.O.T. estimates it should only take about an hour to complete the snow removal. Eastbound lanes will remain open. Earlier…


Real Estate prices up but inventory, sales volume trend continues

The Wenatchee real estate market reports from Pacific Appraisal Associates show sales of single family homes are up 27% over the same time in the 1st quarter of 2017. Median sales price were also up 17% from a year ago.  Inventory remains a problem with active listings are down a…