Wenatchee team win national teaching award

From a press release – Terri Goveia and Kathryn Anderson were named National GLAD® Team of the Year for 2017. The award was announced at the OCDE (Orange County Department of Education) Project GLAD® 25th Annual Conference in Irvine, California October 11-13. This is the third consecutive year that Wenatchee…


Grant County 1st responders drill for Moses Lake plane crash

About 10 months of planning went into a training exercise at Moses Lake International Airport last Friday where  first responders practiced their response to a plane crash scenario.   Kyle Foreman at the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said his agency was among several that participated in the training that is required…


Water Issues Prompt P-D Elementary Closure Again Tuesday

Peshastin-Dryden Elementary school is cancelling classes again on Tuesday as the Peshastin Water District continues to flush and clean the water system after samples tested positive for E. Coli. A boil advisory has been in affect since Saturday. The water district is working with the Department of Health to get…


Injury Accident Blocks US97 Near Orondo

A head-on collision on US 97 caused delays on Monday. The accident happened on MP 220 about five miles north of Orondo. The collision involved a semi  and two other cars. There were some injuries involved. The roadway was cleared around 12:44 p.m.


Overturned Apple Truck Blocking Blewett Pass

An accident on US 97 mile post 170 near Blewett Pass is causing delays as crews work to clean up the scene. According to Trooper Brian Moore of WSP, 56,000 pounds of apples have spilled onto the roadway. The accident happened just before noon on Monday. The cause is being…


State Offering Help with Medicare Enrollment

The open enrollment for Medicare is underway. The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors, or SHIBA, will be holding in-person counseling events around the state to help you get what you need. Open enrollment period goes until December 7. Every year, SHIBA offers free, unbiased Medicare work-shops throughout the state. You…


Man injured in early morning house fire

An elderly man was injured Sunday in an early morning house fire on Chelan Avenue in Wenatchee when neighbors said he re-entered his burning home to rescue his dog.  The fire was reported at 727 S. Chelan Avenue about 1:15am Sunday. The man was able to escape the home. Crews…



Body of Missing Moses Lake Man Found

The following is a release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office: The body of missing Moses Lake resident Charles “Chuck” Taylor was found Thursday [Oct 12] afternoon about 300 yards southwest of his home. A farmworker saw the body in an adjacent field about 3:15 p.m. Detectives did not find…


$500,000 Coming to Help Methow Park

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office has awarded more $2.5 million in grants for various projects around the state. In Chelan County, they gave more than $280,000 to help develop Entiat Way Park. They also gave money to hire Entiat and Lake Wenatchee Snow Rangers. $500,000 was awarded to…