Wild Win Big: Wenatchee 5 Langley 0

For as exciting as the first three games of this series have been, game 4 was an absolute snoozefest – in all the right ways.  Wenatchee took an early 1-0 lead following a first period goal from Matthew Baker and slowly leaned on Langley until they broke.  For the third consecutive…


Legislative Quarrel Continues

While Washington lawmakers wrangle over a final budget for the year, a key sticking point’s emerged.  The Democratic controlled House and the Republican led Senate are at odds over a requirement to have balanced budget over 4 years. Senate GOP member John Braun contends his chamber’s more focused on following…


Columbia River Search For Vehicle & East Wenatchee Man Concludes

Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies have concluded their search for a man who drove an SUV into the Columbia River Monday.  After responding to a domestic disturbance call in the Rock Island area, police were told the man, 42 year old Andrew J. Vincent of East Wenatchee, had driven the vehicle…


Sen. Parlette Pushes Fire Measures While State Lawmakers Wrestle Over Budget

While Washington lawmakers wrestle over a budget deal, numerous measures including wildfire legislation is being negotiated. Senator Linda Evans-Parlette has two bills which have been rolled into an omnibus fire package.  She claims she’s working with other Senators and House members to ensure all parties endorse the final proposal. She…


New Mental Health Care Network For Central Washington A Go…Finally

It’s been several years in the making, but it appears that all systems are go for a new State mandated mental health care network in Central Washington. Chelan, Douglas and Grant County have joined together as a Behavioral Health Organization. The change will bring an end to the Regional Support…


Employment Security Wants Halt To Inmate Unemployment Payments

The Washington State Employment Security Department will request the legislature to pass laws next session which allow the agency to access county jail records. A recent probe by the Washington State Auditor’s Office discovered some inmates at county jails around the state have been receiving unemployment benefits. Employment Security says the…


Guilty Pleas Entered In Grant County Shooting Case

Two Grant County men pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting incident in Schawana. 21-year old Carlos Mendoza and 18-year old Antonio Martinez, both of Mattawa, entered their pleas in Grant County Superior Court on Tuesday. The shooting occurred in July of 2015 when Martinez and Mendoza spotted the victim, a…


Powerful Storm To Hit Central Washington, Northern Cascades

A powerful Pacific storm is making its way toward Central Washington State, expected to produce heavy rain in the valleys and up to two feet of snow at higher elevations. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Wenatchee area, Okanogan Valley and Waterville Plateau from 1:00…


Wild Win In True Wild Fashion: Wenatchee 7 Langley 6 OT

In their first road BCHL playoff contest, the Wild started the game like perennial champions.  Wenatchee found the back of the net four times in the first period, and skated into the third with a two goal lead at 6-4.  This was the second consecutive game in which the Wild found…


BLM Transparency Proposal t the Result of Oregon Standoff

The Bureau of Land Management’s holding a public meeting and webinar on its proposed “Planning 2.0” rule. The new regulation’s meant to modernize the BLM’s planning process and increase public involvement in management of the 245 million acres of land it directs. The proposed rule is intended to add transparency…