Injured Climber Rescued on Mt. Stuart

A 21 year old man was injured Thursday while climbing Mt. Stuart.  The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office did not identify the injured climber but reported he suffered extensive injuries in a fall of about 90 feet when he experienced an equipment failure while rappelling down the west side of Mt…


Leavenworth Adventure Park Permit Application Withdrawn

The City of Leavenworth was notified on September 19, 2018 by the Leavenworth Adventure Park development team that they are withdrawing their application for a Conditional Use Permit for the Leavenworth Adventure Park. President, D. R. Moffett & Associates, Inc., Mr. David Moffett stated after reviewing the public and agency…


Apple Blossom Royalty Scholarships Increased in 2019

The 2019 Apple Blossom Festival Royalty will be receiving more scholarship dollars.   The Wenatchee Applarians contributes to the Queen scholarship fund and raised the award from $6,000 to $10,000.  Apple Blossom Festival Donors contribute to the Princess Scholarships.   The scholarship awards for both Princesses will be increased from $3,500 to…


Apple Blossom Festival Royalty Scholarships Increasing

The 2019 Apple Blossom Festival Royalty will be receiving more scholarship dollars! The Wenatchee Applarians contributes to the Queen scholarship and raised the scholarship from $6000 to $10,000. Apple Blossom Festival Donors contribute to the Princess Scholarships. The two Princesses will receive $5000 each instead of $3500. “This has been…


Wenatchee Brewers Row Hosting Oktoberfest Sept. 22nd

Oktoberfest will be coming to Wenatchee September 22nd, thanks to the trio of breweries from Brewers Row. While Oktoberfest is normally a celebration more closely associated with the nearby town of Leavenworth, that hasn’t stopped local breweries from lining up to help support the event. “We felt there was no…


Wenatchee PD Starts Movember Early This Year

The Wenatchee Police Department is starting No-Shave November, also commonly known as Movember, a couple months early this year. Officers will be sporting beards and other unique forms of facial hair to bring attention to men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer as well as mental health and…


Toxic Algae Warning Expanded on Moses Lake

Grant County Health District (GCHD) is warning people and pets to avoid all contact with Moses Lake.  The Health District test samples indicate a toxic Blue-Green algae is likely present in all parts of Moses Lake. Test samples taken at several locations on September 17th came back with toxin levels…


Warden Substitute Teacher Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

A former substitute teacher and City council member in Warden was arrested Wednesday for possession of child pornography.  Michael Leavitt of Warden has been under investigation by the FBI since his arrest in March on voyeurism charges. Warden Police Chief Rick Martin said the FBI probe revealed that Leavitt received…


Red Cross Blood, Platelet Donations Needed

Thousands of lifesaving blood donations have gone uncollected due to drive cancellations forced by Hurricane Florence RICHLAND and YAKIMA, Wash.  — As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood…


Cashmere FFA Holds Fundraiser Dinner

Cashmere FFA students are headed to the National FFA Convention in October.   To help raise funds for the trip, the chapter will be hosting a Prime Rib Dinner on Friday, October 5th,  5:00 – 7:00pm at Cashmere High School before the Football Game vs. Chelan Goats. The contest is the traditional…