Wild Conclude Homestand With Third Straight Win

The Wenatchee Wild wrapped up a four-game homestand on Saturday night with a spirited 6-1 victory over the visiting Coquitlam Express at Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. The win was regular season victory number 800 in the career of Head Coach / GM Bliss Littler, dating back to his first…


As Holidays Approach, So Do Employment Scams

With the holidays on the way, seasonal employment is on the rise again. While increased job growth is always a positive, the increase in opportunities can also bring several types of employment scams. Tyler Russell of the Better Business Bureau warns prospective employees of the dangers of these scams. “As…


Leavenworth City Administrator Leaving in January

Leavenworth City Administrator Joel Walinski will be resigning his post effective the end of January. While Walinski will be resigning for personal reasons, his replacement will be inheriting various challenges such as the city’s parking shortage and the expected re-submission of the proposed Leavenworth Adventure Park. “Those projects and those…


Chelan County Commissioners Detail Rivercom Director Search

Chelan County Commissioners, on the KPQ Morning Update Tuesday, spoke about the ongoing search for Rivercom’s new director. Commissioner Keith Goehner explained the hiring process. “We will be looking at four candidates this weekend. We’re going to have a meet-and-greet on Thursday so people will get an opportunity to visit…


Children Injured in School Bus Accident by Lee Elementary

Eight students were transported to Wenatchee Valley Hospital after their school bus collided with another vehicle just outside of Lee Elementary in East Wenatchee Monday. “The passenger vehicle was traveling East on 15th approaching Baker.” explained sergeant Marshall of the East Wenatchee Police, “They stopped at the stop sign and…


Central Washington University Offers Additional Student Support with Pathways Program

In its latest edition, the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy published a report on Central Washington University’s successful Pathways program. Established 14 years ago, Pathways offers counseling support for students suffering from a number of issues. Said CWU’s Director of Counseling Cindy Bruns, “When we avoid difficulties we tend to…


Wenatchee Rotary Holding Early Veterans Day Celebration Thursday

The Wenatchee Rotary Club will celebrating Veterans Day early with a special program on Thursday at the Red Lion in Wenatchee. Rotary’s Ford Barrett explained this year’s speaker and his life’s amazing journey thus far. “This year we’re very lucky to have Lou Barrier, former naval medical corpsman, who served…



Local Blues Raise Green for Special Olympics with Tip a Cop

Local law enforcement participated in the annual Tip a Cop event at Bob’s Burgers and Brew in East Wenatchee last Saturday. Although the amount raised was not as high as previous years, as there were less officers available to donate their time, officer Steve Evitt is confident that not only…