East Wenatchee Man Arrested on Illinois Warrant

On 10/17/17 at approximately 8:43 PM a Douglas County Deputy learned that a vehicle he had observed had an associated warrant out of LaSalle County, Illinois.  The warrant was for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child.  The Deputy followed the vehicle to a residence and was able to contact…


International Credit Union Day is October 19th

Credit unions in Washington state and around the world are celebrating International Credit Union Day today. These banking alternatives are growing in popularity in the Evergreen State, with half of Washington residents now members of one of 90 local credit unions. Many celebrated the lead-up to Credit Union Day with…


Underage Party Results in 50 Teens Facing Charges

A party in Moses Lake of teenagers and young adults resulted in charges of criminal trespass, along with alcohol and marijuana charges for more than 50 kids. Moses Lake PD responded to reports of suspicious people in the 800 block of Juniper where they found a party in a vacant…


Woman in Critical Condition After Jumping from Moving Car

A 20-year-old Mansfield woman jumped from a vehicle as it was driving west of Mansfield. Washington State Patrol says she was transported to Central Washington Hospital. The Wenatchee World reports the woman is in critical condition and exited the vehicle while it was traveling at about 40 MPH because of…


Chelan PUD Hoping to Not Raise Rates

From a press release – Chelan County PUD commissioners Monday focused on the building blocks of the District’s 2018 budget, foremost among them – no electric rate increase proposed for the sixth year in a row. Going back to 2000, District rates have increased 9 percent while consumer prices have increased…


Wenatchee team win national teaching award

From a press release – Terri Goveia and Kathryn Anderson were named National GLAD® Team of the Year for 2017. The award was announced at the OCDE (Orange County Department of Education) Project GLAD® 25th Annual Conference in Irvine, California October 11-13. This is the third consecutive year that Wenatchee…



$500,000 Coming to Help Methow Park

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office has awarded more $2.5 million in grants for various projects around the state. In Chelan County, they gave more than $280,000 to help develop Entiat Way Park. They also gave money to hire Entiat and Lake Wenatchee Snow Rangers. $500,000 was awarded to…


Lawnmower Not Motor Vehicle Says State Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that stealing a riding lawnmower does not fall under the state’s motor vehicle theft laws. The high court’s ruling Thursday affirmed an appellate court ruling in the case of a man charged after allegedly trying to steal a riding lawnmower from a property outside…


Stuff the Bus Event Saturday, October 14th

Cashmere United Methodist Church is holding their annual Stuff the Bus fundraiser tomorrow from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Wenatchee World reports that the food drive is looking for donations of non-perishable food and/or cash to benefit the Cashmere Food Bank. The collection will take place at the church…