Gas Prices About to Jump

Enjoy these gas prices while you can as GasBuddy.com says they are about to start their trend upwards. According to the website, gas prices should be expected to rise between 35-75 cents from now to the beginning of summer. Right now Washington State pays an average of $2.74 per gallon…


Tomi Lahren Headling Lincoln Day Dinner

Conservative pundit Tomi Lahren will headline the Spokane GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in June. Party Chairman Stephanie Cates called Lahren a rising star in the political world noting, “There were sustained cheers from our gala crowd when I announced her as our speaker on Saturday night.” Lahren follows filmmaker Dinesh…


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Wenatchee Home Sales Down in January

Fewer homes were sold or were for sale in Wenatchee in January according to the most recent report from Pacific Appraisal Associates. Sales were down six percent, and number of homes for sale is down 20 percent when compared to last year, but that has meant good things for price…


WSDOT Overbudget on Snow Removal

The Washington State Department of Transportation have spent much of their winter battling snow and ice conditions throughout the entire state. DOT Spokesperson Barbara Laboe said, “There’s an amount we budget every year to handle the safety and snow and ice removal that we do but this year we’re over…


Burn Ban in Kittitas and Okanogan Counties

For all you lovers in Kittitas and Okanogan Counties that wanted to spend Valentine’s Day evening by the fireplace, beware. The Washington State Department of Ecology has announced a burn ban in effect beginning at 4:00 p.m. today [Tuesday] until noon Friday for both counties. That means use of uncertified…


Valentine’s Day!!

We warned you … please do not forget this day is Valentine’s Day ….. also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine,  is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14. It originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honoring one or more early saints named Valentinus, and is…


Objections Aired Over Obama-Care

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Scores of protesters gathered outside the offices of Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to demand that the Affordable Care Act be saved. People at Monday’s protest in downtown Spokane also said they were upset by the actions of President Donald Trump. The Spokesman-Review says several…


Minor Train Derailment North of Brewster

A train hit some ice on a track north of Brewster Monday causing the front axle and two wheels to leave the track. Officials with Okanogan County Emergency Management said the train was carrying rock and other non-dangerous materials, was not blocking any roadways and posed no threat to the…


Cell Phone Primary Distraction on Roadways

The first-ever survey of distracted driving shows that cell phone is far and away the primary source of inattention while driving in Washington State. Angie Ward with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission says is not only the most common, but also far worse than other forms of distraction such as…


Cashmere Chamber’s Business and Citizens of the Year

Two of the caretakers of Cashmere’s 9-11 Spirit of America Memorial have been announced as the 2016 Citizens of the Year by the Cashmere Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Manager Gina Imperato says Tom Green and Jack Pusel had overwhelming support from the community. “Their outpouring of hours by going out…