Donation Made to Help Moses Lake Police K9 Program

The Moses Lake Police Department are getting more help to expand their K9 program after a large donation from local service groups. Kiwanis and Rotary made a $13-thousand donation to the department which will allow them to further develop the K9 program. MLPD’s first K9 officer Chief joined the department…


Fire Crews Douse Small Fire Near Chumstick Highway

Chelan County Fire District 3 crews responded to and doused a 20 foot by 20 foot fire just off the Chumstick Highway Wednesday. The fire was between Spromberg and Sunitch Canyons. District 3 crews got help from District 9, the Forest Service, DNR and the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. The…


Washington’s Job Market Continues to Grow

From a press release – Washington’s economy added 4,100 jobs in June and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for June was 4.7 percent according to the Employment Security Department. The June unemployment rate was unchanged from May 2018 unemployment rate of 4.7 percent. “Payroll growth slowed a bit…


Sunburn Classic Returns to Downtown Wenatchee July 28th and 29th

The deadline to sign up for this year’s Sunburn Classic 3-on-3 tournament is July 21st. President and Co-Founder of the tournament JD Taylor says there is a real benefit to the community and local business. “People coming from out of town and spending money in our stores. People seeing what…


Rocky Reach Fire in Mopup Mode, Remains 70 Percent Contained

Crews continue mopping up around the Rocky Reach Fire which is 70 percent contained, burning about 34-hundred acres. Public Information Officer Max Jones says they are heat seeking. “There’s not much left out there. It’s looking cold and smooth. They’re finishing the mop up. We don’t want a single issue.”…


Work Continues on Little Camas Fire

Crews are still monitoring the Little Camas Fire despite it being 100 percent contained. DNR Spokesperson Janet Pearce says they are planning on flying drones over the area to find any potential hot spots. “Even with the red flag warning coming up, we’re feeling pretty good about this fire being…


Prepaid Ballots Required Planning by County Auditors

Included with those primary ballots arriving in people’s mailboxes over the next few days will be prepaid envelopes to mail them back free of charge. Douglas County Auditor Thad Duvall says they had to go back to the drawing board. “We needed to examine all of our ballot mailing materials…


Chelan County Fire District 1 Chief Changeover Has Occurred

The Chelan County Fire District 1 Chief turnover happened earlier this month. Deputy Chief Mike Burnett says it was always part of the plan to have Chief Brian Brett be the Deputy Chief for six months and then the two would switch. “When I came 9.5 years ago, I had…


Malaga Water District Turning Off Water Thursday

The Malaga Water District will be shutting off the water Thursday July 19th to install a new line and the shut off is required for the process. The District suggests that if you’re in the affected area, turn off your hot water tanks and have extra water in the refrigerator….


Chihuahua Helps Scare Home Intruder Away

The old expression, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog,” proved true Tuesday morning for a Wenatchee family. Wenatchee Police say a male intruder had broken into a home and was going through the family’s refrigerator when a…