Wild Fall to Trail, Win Streak Done at Four

The Wenatchee Wild’s season high win streak of four games came to an end on Friday night in Trail, BC, as the Smoke Eaters were able to hold off the Wild for a 3-2 final in regulation. Trail scored the first goal from the right wing on a sequence that…


Be Prepared if You’re Traveling for the Holiday

While making plans for the big holiday feast, be sure to add travel prep to the Thanksgiving to-do list.   The Washington State Department of Transportation urges all travelers to “know before you go” and plan head for smoother travel during the busy holiday weekend.   The agency also provides…


Scammers Attacking Local Businesses

Over the last week several business in the Wenatchee area have been victims of an intricate phone scam. Investigations revealed that a caller will contact the business and ask for the manager’s name and then ask to speak with them. Once they have the manager on the phone they will…



Burn Ban Begins Saturday in Chelan, Douglas and Three Other Counties

A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins 10 a.m. Saturday in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat and Okanogan Counties due to poor air quality in the region. Restrictions on burning will continue until further notice.   The Washington Department of Ecology is calling the…


Don’t Shovel Snow Into the Street

It has not snowed yet, when it does, what do Wenatchee city codes say about shoveling snow?? … Lance Merz and John Fairbanks with the Wentachee Department of Public Works, Codes and Compliance Department, when you shovel your snow, put it either in your yard or the planting strip that…


Night in a Box Takes Place Friday Night

Night in a Box is Friday beginning at 6:00 p.m. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett says he will be participating to help bring awareness to homelessness in our area. “Some people are homeless because they’ve made life choices that have put them there. But we like to see people get…


Dr. Walter Newman Resigns from Wenatchee School Board

Longtime Wenatchee School Board director Dr. Walter Newman announced his resignation from the board Wednesday afternoon. Newman’s resignation is effective immediately. Communications Director for the Wenatchee School District Diana Haglund says the letter simply stated it was time to go. “Dr. Newman did not provide a reason and we’re just…


Grant County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Thief of Patrol Rifle

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1500 reward for the return of a patrol rifle stolen from a deputy’s patrol vehicle which was parked outside a Moses Lake home on Wednesday morning. The AR-15-style rifle was locked in a security bracket which the suspect or suspects were able…


Community Turns Out for North Wenatchee Avenue Improvements Open House

Nearly 120 people came out to the open house last night describing plans to improve traffic around the north end of Wenatchee. Public Works Director Rob Jammerman says he was thrilled with the turnout and the feedback he was getting from the people in the community. “We’re going to take…