Speed Emphasis Patrol Beginning Tuesday, June 19th

Speeders beware; several law enforcement agencies will be participating in speeding emphasis patrols beginning tomorrow and running through July 8th. Wenatchee Police Officer Donald Graves says speed-related accidents continue to happen. “If we all watch our speed, we can reduce these collisions and their terrible impacts on our communities.” Wenatchee,…


Sunday Helicopter Accident Cuts Power in Douglas County

From a press release – Orondo Fire, Chelan Fire 7, LCCH EMS & Douglas County Sheriff responded to the helicopter accident in the area of Cascade Foothills, in Orondo, four miles south of the Beebe Bridge. On arrival a helicopter was found in the Orchard sitting upright. The helicopter had…


Manson Man Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Chelan County Sheriffs arrested a 21-year-old Manson man on charges of a hit and run that resulted in a death Sunday night. The accident occurred around 3:00 a.m. yesterday in the 500 block of Manson Blvd. As first responders tried to save the victim’s life, Sheriffs Deputies found debris from…


Restrictions in Place on Two Cle Elum Ranger District Bridges

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest bridge engineers have found safety concerns with two bridges on the Cle Elum Ranger District. Inspection of these bridges has revealed safety issues requiring weight restrictions be implemented for public safety on two bridges that access extremely popular recreation areas in the Upper Cle Elum Valley. On…



AppleSox Withstand Two Rain Delays to Beat Kelowna

Despite two weather delays, the Wenatchee AppleSox defeated the Kelowna Falcons, 6-2, on Saturday night at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium. Michael Spellacy allowed one unearned run over six innings to pick up the victory in his first appearance with the AppleSox this season. Meanwhile, the Sox bats rallied for a…


Governor Visits Wenatchee, Quincy on Broadband Tour

Gov Jay Inslee visited Wenatchee and Quincy Thursday during a three day listening tour of the state to learn about broadband needs and solutions. Expanding high-speed internet statewide is a priority for the Governor who also visited the Eastern Washington communities of Pomeroy, Pullman, and Chewelah, and La Push on…



AppleSox End Road Trip with Loss to Knights

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Corvallis Knights (4-4) scored two runs in the eighth inning to break a tie and take the series finale 5-3 against the Wenatchee AppleSox (3-5). The AppleSox out-hit the Knights, 9-7, and had a chance to take the lead in the eighth, but could not bring the…


Local Auto Repair Shops Honored by AAA

AAA Washington evaluates every AAA Approved Auto Repair facility in Washington and northern Idaho to measure quality of repair work, customer service, and overall shop cleanliness. From data collected through customer satisfaction surveys each year, the top performing facilities are honored with a AAA Top Shop Award. Facilities that earn…