Ecology Youth Corp looking for Summer Workers

This summer, more than 300 teenagers throughout Washington will hit the road to pick up litter and protect the environment with the Ecology Youth Corps. In 2017, EYC crews cleaned more than 5,000 miles of roads and picked up more than 1.1 million pounds of litter.   “The Ecology Youth Corps…


Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in death of Coulee City couple

Two Coulee City people are believed to be the victims of carbon monoxide poisoning after being found dead inside their home. Around 7 p.m. Monday emergency personnel arrived at a trailer park in the 500 block of West Walnut Street in Coulee City.  A landlord found the renters — a…


13th District Legislators Holding Phone Town Hall

Those living in the 13th District will get the chance to ask directly ask their legislators a question. Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Reps. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, and Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, are holding an hour-long telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. The program is similar to a call-in radio show in…


More Roads Added to Seasonal Weight Restrictions

Some Wenatchee area roads are now among those where seasonal weight restrictions are now in affect. The Wenatchee, Cashmere and Chelan road maintenance districts are affected. Freight haulers who wish to travel the affected roadways must hand in a completed permit by 10 a.m. Monday through Friday PRIOR to the…


Police Investigating Shooting in Quincy

Quincy police are investigating an apparent drive by shooting in the 300 block of A Street SE. Around 5:21 p.m. Tuesday night, several people called 911 to report the shooting. Police say one home and a parked vehicle were struck. Fortunately no one was hurt. It is believed the intended…


Apple Blossom Festival Royalty Finalist Interviews

The top ten finalists for Apple Blossom Festival royalty appeared on “The Agenda” with Michael Knight all last week. Here are the interviews. January 29, 2018 – Brynn Sherrell and Brooke Mott   January 30, 2018 – Estela Navarro and Shayn Stanaway   January 31, 2018 – Jessica Murray and…


Flu, Weather Causes Lost Blood Donations

The following is a news release from the American Red Cross: Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy…


12th District Candidate Diamond Holding Meet and Greet

Dr. Ann Diamond is challenging long-time incumbant Cary Condotta in the 12th Legislative District. She will be at the Wenatchee Public Libarary Monday, January 29th for a meet and greet. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Organizers ask to RSVP through their Facebook page as seating is limited. Diamond currently…


WSDOT Exploring Spokane to Seattle Train

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Officials are looking into the logistics of a high-speed train from Spokane to Seattle. The Washington Department of Transportation published a study in December that looked at how well an ultra-high-speed train system would work in the Cascadia Mega region, which is about a 350-mile stretch…


AppleSox Release 2018 Schedule

The following is a news release from the Wenatchee AppleSox: The Wenatchee AppleSox have finalized their schedule for the organization’s 19th season, the team announced Tuesday. The 59-game schedule features 54 West Coast League matchups and five non-league games, with one on the road, throughout June, July, and August. The calendar…