Rainy Records for October

The month of October was a record breaker for Wenatchee rainfall … Mark Turner of the National Weather Service in Spokane says we received an unheard of 2 point zero-three inches of rain … Even with a new record for October rain, the wettest months of November and December are expected…


Mother Gives Heroin to Her Children

A 24-year-old mother’s charged with injecting heroin into her three children. The Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office says the woman was charged Monday with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance to a person under age 18, criminal mistreatment and child assault. State Child Protective Services investigators became involved after receiving a…


US 2 Reopened

US 2 through Pine Canyon between Orondo and Waterville is reopened with flagger controlled single lane alternating traffic from 6 am to 6 pm. The scheduled rock slop stabilization project has resumed. Crews will continue rock bolting, steel cable netting installation and paving.


Soap for Hope Donation Drive Begins

AAA Washington and Serve Wenatchee are teaming up for the ninth annual Soap for Hope donation drive beginning Tuesday.  They will be taking unused travel and full-size toiletry items for local shelters, food banks and other charitable organizations across Washington and Northern Idaho. “What’s so great about AAA’s Soap for…


Washington is Number 17

Which are the most politically involved states? Wallet Hub’s compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across seven key indicators. They found Washington’s the 17th most-involved state of political engagement. Oregon’s tenth on the national list. The District of Columbia has the highest percentage of citizens who actually…


Studded Tires: Day One

It’s legal to have studded tires on your vehicles, as of today [Tuesday]. But the Washington Department of Transportation says don’t rush to put them on. A study last year found they did $8 million dollars damage to roads in the Evergreen State. WDOT public information officer Jeff Adamson says,…


Data Breach Affects 450,000

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – A new report from Washington state’s Attorney General’s Office says nearly a half a million residents were impacted by data breaches between July 2015 and July 2016. A new law went into effect last year that requires businesses and public agencies to report data breaches. In…


Paying At the Pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.20/g, according…


Halloween Lineup

Wenatchee ◆ Scary Ranch: 5-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31, 2960 Easy St., Wenatchee, attendees park at the Hot Rod Cafe in Monitor and take the available shuttle, $10, http://ow.ly/ Aujl305py2c. ◆ Trick or Treat the Avenue: 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31, Wenatchee Avenue, free, 662-0059. ◆ Merry Maids Halloween Carnival: 3-6 p.m….


NWCN Shutting Down

SEATTLE (AP) – Northwest Cable News, the Pacific Northwest’s 24-hour regional news network, is set to shut down early next year after more than 20 years of broadcasting. Jim Rose, general manager of KING Broadcasting in Seattle, says channel’s last day is Jan. 6. KING is the official home of…