Applesox Drop Doubleheader to Portland

From AppleSox.com.: The Wenatchee AppleSox (14-21, 3-6 second half) dropped both games of their doubleheader with the Portland Pickles on Thursday night at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium. The Sox and Pickles were making up a game from their postponed June 8-10 series in Portland in addition to the regularly scheduled…


Dead Bat Found on South Wenatchee Ave

A dead bat was found on the sidewalk at 21 S. Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801 on July 18, 2018. Animal Control delivered the dead bat to Chelan-Douglas Health District. Due to the condition of the bat, it could not be tested for rabies. It is unknown if anyone, or…


Moses Lake Police K9 Chief Getting Body Armor

Moses Lake Police Department’s K9 Chief is going to get some additional protection in the form of a bullet and stab protective vest. The gift comes as a donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Chief’s vest is sponsored by Shana Greene of Newcastle, WA. The…


Two Fires Near Mattawa Prompt Evacuations

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has posted LEVEL 3 EVACUATION ORDERS for COX LANDING IN DESERT AIRE, ROAD 26 SOUTHWEST  and SOUTHWEST OF ROAD U LEVEL 1 ALERTS for DESERT AIRE, SOUTH OF MATTAWA. The Buckshot fire is one of two fires burning in the area. A second fire called…


Fire East of Kittitas Closes I-90

A 100 acre fire along I-90 east of Kittitas has closed all lanes of travel.  All traffic is detoured onto Vantage Highway.  Backups are several miles according to Trooper John Bryant.  The Boylston Fire is being attacked with air resources and 12 engines on the ground.  Follow Washington Department of…


Stranded Hikers Rescued From Ledge

Two hikers were rescued from a cliff late Wednesday evening by a helicopter after getting stuck on a ledge. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office received word about 5:45pm that two Western Washington women had activated a locator beacon while hiking on Cannon Mountain about eight miles southwest of Leavenworth. Chief…


Douglas County Sheriff’s New Social Media Launched

A new Douglas County Sheriff’s Department facebook page and twitter account went live on Wednesday.   Sheriff Kevin Morris said he wanted to continue the efforts retired Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal established through his own personal facebook page and the county page with a dedicated Sheriff’s Department social media presence “I believe that…


WSDOT Educating Public on Work Zones

Work zone safety affects every one of us and we continue to see crashes and near misses that put our workers and everyone else on the roadway in danger. Just a few weeks ago, a semi failed to notice flashing signs about a work zone in Eastern Washington and crashed…


Crews Battle Blaze Near Winthrop, Now in Mopup Mode

A six-acre fire near Winthrop that was moving from Bear Creek Road towards Prospect Road was in a mopup stage Wednesday night. Crews from DNR, the Forest Service and Okanogan Fire Districts 6 and 15 all fought the blaze that started earlier yesterday. Embers started a spot fire a short…


WDFW Reopening Areas in Okanogan County After Flood Recovery

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has reopened several roads and campgrounds at three wildlife areas and numerous water access sites in Okanogan County that were closed in mid-May due to flooding. Water from snowmelt runoff has receded and conditions have improved enough to safely allow public access…