Wenatachee’s Veterans Day Parade on Sunday

The Veterans Day Parade is this Sunday at Memorial Park … there’s room for everyone … Doug Gardner, organizer for the parade, says those who want to join the motorcycle brigade, you are welcome, be at 301 N. Chelan Avenue by 10:15, you’ll see the dozens of Harley’s in the…


GWATA Panel to Discuss Business Funding Options

WENATCHEE, WA – GWATA will host its third entrepreneurial panel of 2018 at the Confluence Technology Center on Wednesday, November 14 from 3:00 – 5:00pm. The panel is titled “Funding Your Business” and features four North Central Washington business owners in a variety of industries who will be sharing how…


ATF and Gun Group Offer Rewards in Okanogan County Theft

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is offering a $2,500 reward and the National Shooting Sports Foundation will match it for a total of $5, 000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individuals involved in a theft at Dave’s Gun and Pawn Shop in Riverside, …


Chelan County Public Works Looking at Another Burn in Leavenworth

Chelan County Public Works is hoping to conduct on Wednesday the 14th of dry, organic materials from the Leavenworth drop-off site. PIO Jill Fitzsimmons says the burn is weather dependent. “The crew is going to be watching things like air stagnation, wind, wind speeds, things like that just to make…


Rossi Concedes Election to Schrier in the 8th Congressional District

Dr. Kim Schrier is set to become the first Democrat to ever represent Washington’s 8th Congressional District. Republican challenger Dino Rossi conceded the race last night in a statement on his Facebook page after new ballot counts showed Schrier’s lead widening. In his message to his supporters, Rossi said he, “believes…


Supporters of I-940 Happy with Passage

A measure to strengthen accountability of police officers who use lethal force and that requires more mental-health crisis training has passed with large support from Washington state voters. Initiative 940, which earned nearly 60 percent approval, removes a barrier in state law that has made it nearly impossible to criminally…


Moses Lake Police Department Participating in No-Shave November

The Moses Lake Police Department is participating in No-Shave November to raise money for the Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation. They say for a $100 donation, officers are able to sport a “beard” for the month. Last year, the Department raised over $2,300 for the Foundation. If you are interested in…


59er Diner Re-Opens on Highway 2 West of Leavenworth

The iconic 59er Diner re-opened their doors this week with a brand new building 15 miles west of Leavenworth. Owner Joe Canatta while he’s happy to be a little closer to whole and getting some cash flow going. “The better thing is seeing everybody from the whole neighborhood, and the…


Unemployment in Wenatchee MSA Second Lowest in State

Unemployment in the Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area, or MSA, which includes Chelan and Douglas Counties, is the second-lowest in the state behind San Juan County. In a report released by the State Employment Security Department, unemployment in the area was down to 3.3 percent in September, which was a half…


Matt Manweller Wins 13th District, Thanks Supporters Amidst Plan to Resign

Matt Manweller holds a big lead in the race for the 13th Legislative District despite controversy surrounding his campaign. The Republican thanked his supporters on Facebook Tuesday night noting that he has enjoyed his time in Olympia and was proud that the voters still backed him. Manweller did promise to…