Police convince woman to end possible suicide attempt

A quick response by Wenatchee Police helped avert a possible suicide attempt when officers were able to talk a female from jumping off the George Sellar Bridge Friday. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld said RiverCom received calls shortly after 11:30am that an emotionally disturbed female had taken a family vehicle…


Tip A Cop Fundraiser for Special Olympics

The annual Tip a Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics will be held Saturday, October 21st with the Wenatchee Police Department and Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputies serving food at the Wenatchee Red Robin. Diners will be served by law enforcement officers between 11-2 for the lunch rush and 5-9 p.m. for…


Annual Coats For Kids Drive Oct 28th

The Wenatchee Valley Coats for Kids is Saturday, October 28th in the Wenatchee Albertson’s parking lot.  It’s a great way to Make A Difference in the community on the annual day of service in the Wenatchee Valley by donating a new or gently used coat, hat or pair of gloves…


Reichert Presents Gift to Mariachi Huenache

Congressman Dave Reichert honored Mariachi Huenache for their recent trip to the Washington D.C. to perform in front of Congress. In a ceremony held at Wenatchee High School, Reichert presented director Ramon Rivera and the students with a certificate verifying their performance and pictures the group took with Reichert and…


Hawkins suggests ways to improve Legislative session

Sen. Brad Hawkins wants to modernize the legislative session  schedule to help lawmakers make the most of their limited time at the state Capitol.   He plans to spark the discussion by filing two measures in December, ahead of the 2018 legislative session. One proposal would simply change state law to…


2017 Election: Wenatchee City Council Seat #2

Incumbent Ruth Esparza is running against Adriana Farnsworth for seat #2 on the Wenatchee City Council. Each of them appeared on “The Agenda” with Michael Knight on News Radio 560 KPQ. Below is audio from those interviews. Ruth Esparza   Adriana Farnsworth


Nest may have sparked outage in Peshastin

A bird nest was the possible cause of a power outage in Peshastin effecting about 100 Chelan PUD customers early Thursday morning. The PUD’s Kimberley Craig said lineman saw evidence of the nest being the most likely cause of the outage near Saunders and Stage Roads. The outage began about…


Documentary film at PAC fundraiser for Washington PTSA

The documentary film “Underwater Dreams” will be screened tonight at the Numerica Performing Arts Center as a fundraiser for the Washington elementary PTSA.   The inspirational film tells the story of four inner-city latino students in Phoenix, Arizona and their participation in an underwater robotics design competition and win the title against…


West Nile Virus confirmed in Okanogan County

The first human contraction of West Nile virus in North Central Washington has been confirmed in Okanogan County by Okanogan Community Public Health. The agency website and Washington State Department of Health figures show this is the seventh confirmed case in the state this year with six others in Spokane…


East Wenatchee Man Arrested on Illinois Warrant

On 10/17/17 at approximately 8:43 PM a Douglas County Deputy learned that a vehicle he had observed had an associated warrant out of LaSalle County, Illinois.  The warrant was for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child.  The Deputy followed the vehicle to a residence and was able to contact…