Children’s Home Society Holding Open House

The Children’s Home Society is holding a holiday open house Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. The party, which will be held at 1014 Walla Walla Ave, will have light refreshments followed by an overview of the organization’s programs. Anyone interested in attending is asked to RSVP with Edith Medina at…


Semi Driver Rear Ends WSP Vehicle, Charged with DUI

A 25-year-old Outlook man was arrested Friday after allegedly rear-ending a Washington State Patrol vehicle. The accident report says the trooper was flagged down by a civilian to indicate an erratic semi was driving southbound on State Route 281 near George. When the trooper flagged down the semi, the driver…


PUD Scam Alert

Scammers are getting bolder and trying harder to get Chelan PUD customers to believe false claims that their utility bill is past due and service will be disconnected if they don’t pay up right now. Most utility scams involve criminals posing as electric, gas or water system employees—either in person…


Wild Conclude Homestand With Third Straight Win

The Wenatchee Wild wrapped up a four-game homestand on Saturday night with a spirited 6-1 victory over the visiting Coquitlam Express at Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. The win was regular season victory number 800 in the career of Head Coach / GM Bliss Littler, dating back to his first…


Bugert Jumps Ahead of Smith in Chelan County Commision Vote Update

The next round of election results in Chelan and Douglas County were released Friday afternoon.  In the Chelan County Commission race, Bob Bugert has leapfrogged Shon Smith and holds a 160 vote lead.  Smith held a 314 vote lead after the Tuesday night tabulations.  Auditor Skip Moore says an estimated…


Mission View Elementary Playground Ribbon Cutting Nov. 13

 A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for new playground equipment will be held at Mission View Elementary on Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00 a.m. The new play structure replaces the one destroyed by arson last spring and was recently installed with the help of the Mission View PTO, community partners…


I-90 Closing Tuesday for Tree Removal

Maintenance crews with the Washington State Department of Transportation will close the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Cle Elum to remove trees next week. The westbound lanes of I-90 will be closed at Exit 84 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 to remove several trees in…


SR28 Wreck Blocks Traffic for 2 Hours Thursday

A two vehicle collision  blocked Highway 28 west of Quincy for about two hours Thursday afternoon . State Troopers say the crash was reported just prior to 4pm, six miles west of Quincy when 30 year old Andrew Stiles of Wenatchee was traveling eastbound and lost control while passing another…


Banners Honoring Veterans Flying in Downtown Wenatchee

Visitors to Downtown Wenatchee will notice banners depicting area veterans throughout the month of November. It’s a project that Downtown Association Executive Director Linda Haglund brought from a national meeting. “We honor our heroes here for their service to the country even if they’re comfortable or not with it, we…


Next Round of Election Results Released Friday Afternoon

The next round of election results in Chelan and Douglas County will be released Friday afternoon. While most races are likely already decided, in the race to replace Keith Goehner for Chelan County Commissioner, initial returns had Shon Smith with a mere 314-vote lead. Auditor Skip Moore says there is…