Court Rules McCleary Decision Not Satisfied

The Washington Legislature is digesting some bad news from the state Supreme Court Wednesday. The court said that the state is still not on track to meet a deadline of September 1st of next year to get basic education funding up to state Constitution levels. The justices did say that…


SkiLink Service to Begin Nov 24

The following is a news release from Link Transit: SkiLink service to Mission Ridge begins on Friday, November 24, pending operation of Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort. There will be seven round trips each day to Mission Ridge. The first trip up will depart from Olds Station at 6:45…


Oklahoma Gulch Road Closed for Winter

The following is a news release from Chelan County Public Works Department: As of Wednesday, Nov. 15, Oklahoma Gulch Road near Entiat is closed from milepost 0.0 to 5.76. The seasonal road closure is necessary to protect wintering mule deer habitat as well as to prevent damage to the roadway….


PUD Drone Survey Work Postponed

Rainy weather forecasts have postponed a Chelan PUD contractor waterline survey using a drone in the Sunnyslope area scheduled for Wednesday. The aerial survey work will be rescheduled on Friday when the forecast improves. The surveys and aerial photography is for a project to replace water mains along Knowles Road…


Law Enforcement battle for great cause

The 5th annual charity flag football game pitting Wenatchee Police officers against Chelan County Sheriff’s deputies ended in a win for Jerry’s Harvest.  The charity provides Thanksgiving meals for individuals and families living with cancer or receiving Home Health/Hospice Care on Thanksgiving Day. Wenatchee Police Detective Kevin Battis says  fundraising is…


PUD Drones Doing Survey Work Wednesday

The following is a news release from the Chelan PUD: A contractor for Chelan County PUD will use drones for waterline survey work in two Sunnyslope neighborhoods, west of Wenatchee, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, weather permitting. Plans are to do the aerial surveying and photography between 11 a.m. and 1…


Free Library Program Explores Ancient Foods

The Following is a news release from the NCRL:  Author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas will explore how ancient foods hold memories, tell stories, and connect people with family, culture and history in her talk “The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us About History, Culture, Love and Memory”…


Wenatchee School Board to recognize outgoing members

The public is invited to attend a gathering Tuesday evening to acknowledge the service of departing Wenatchee School Board members Robert Sealby, Claudia De Robles and Jennifer Talbot.  The event is taking place just before the regular board meeting which starts at 5:30 p.m. at the district office, 235 Sunset…


Pay phone in remote area to be removed

VERLOT, Wash. (AP) – One of the only pay phones left in one of Washington state’s most beautiful and dangerous outdoor destinations is slated to be removed, and that has some emergency workers worried that visitors could be left in a dead zone. The Everett Herald reports there is little…


8th District Forum to introduce democratic candidates

Two organizations are teaming up to host a forum Monday night to introduce six Democratic candidates to voters of the 8th Congressional District.  Indivisible Wenatchee and NCW United are co-hosting the forum Monday, November 13th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Cashmere Riverside Center at 201 Riverside Avenue, Cashmere. Candidates…