Peshastin Water District Debrief Meeting Monday

From a Press Release – The Peshastin Water District will be hosting a debriefing meeting regarding our recent E. Coli incident on Monday, October 23, 4:00PM, at the Chelan County PUD auditorium in Leavenworth, 222 Chumstick Hwy. We’ll discuss what happened, the steps taken to alleviate the problem, communication with…


Soap Lake Under Boil Water Advisory

From a press release – The City of Soap Lake is advising all water customers to boil their drinking water. The boil water advisory will remain in effect until further notice. This precautionary measure is due to a broken water main in the city. The boil water advisory includes several…


Man Shot in Larson Housing Area

From a Press Release – One man was shot and injured Saturday night in the Larson Housing Area. Deputies received numerous reports of shots fire around 10:40 p.m. and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of Arnold Drive. The man is hospitalized…


SR 20 Closed Due to Heavy Snow

SR 20 is closed from milepost 134 near Diablo to milepost 171, eight miles west of Mazama, due to heavy snow accumulation, multiple snow slides and avalanche danger. There is no detour available and motorists traveling across the Cascade Mountains should choose an alternate route. Conditions will be reevaluated Tuesday…


Gas Prices Down in Washington, Up in Wenatchee

Gas prices in Washington fell a penny over the past week to $2.87 a gallon according to GasBuddy.com. The national average was down nearly two cents to $2.44 per gallon. In Wenatchee We’re up two cents over the past week with a current average price of $2.91 per gallon. Prices…


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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…