Wenatchee RNC Member Critical of Efforts to Replace Trump on Ticket

A Washington state based Republican National Committee member thinks delegates to the national convention should think hard before dumping Donald Trump as the presidential candidate. The group has the authority to release all its members to support whomever they want.  RNC member and Wenatchee resident Fredi Simpson thinks the will…


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Fire Near Rock Island Dam Caused By Target Shooting

Crews battled a brush fire Sunday near the Rock Island Dam south of East Wenatchee.  Douglas County firefighters were assisted by a federal government helicopter and the Wenatchee Valley Rappellers in extinguishing the blaze. Brian Brett with Fire District 2 says people driving by on Highway 28 caused a traffic…


Hawks Will Make Stop In Leavenworth

The Wenatchee Valley will be celebrating an early summer Blue Friday this week.  The team announced last week they will stop in Leavenworth for a Friday morning rally on their way to Hoopfest in Spokane this weekend.  Rookie linemen Germain Ifedi, Rees Odiambo, team officials and Sea Gals will raise the 12…


Wenatchee Hosts Ice Skating Competition

Over 200 skaters will compete in the Apple Ice Gala this weekend at Town Toyota Center.  Louise Kapeikis, Ice Skating Director for the facility says figure skaters from as young as 4 through adults will compete so spectators will see “top level, accomplished skaters through the wee, little cute ones”…


Colville Tribe Bans Fireworks

Leaders have banned all fireworks on the Colville Indian Reservation, citing significant wildfire risks this summer.  The Colville Business Council announced the fireworks ban Thursday.  The council said in a news release that it passed the resolution due to increased risk of forest and range wildfires and over concerns for…


Third Arrest In Fatal Moses Lake Shooting

A third suspect believed to be involved in the shooting death of a Moses Lake man has been arrested. On June 5th, 29-year-old Loren Jon Jay Meade was allegedly involved in an argument with Jose Rodriguez and Ismael Ortiz that resulted in an exchange of gun shots.   A stray…


WA Groups Weigh in on Gun Debate After Orlando

With Congress struggling to agree on any gun legislation after the Orlando massacre, groups in the Evergreen State have taken a stance on the issue. Dave Workman’s with the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.  He see’s serious flaws in a proposal by Democrats to block…


Late Season Snowfall at Mission Ridge Ski Resort

A mantle of fresh new snow fell this morning at the summit of Mission Ridge Ski Resort. Meteorologist Rocco Palate says its not typical for this time of year but not unusual . . Snow was reported as low as 5 thousand feet in the Cascades. Palate says more is…


Washington Makes Official a New and 19th Wolf Pack

Washington state makes official it’s newest and 19th wolf pack. They call it the Sherman Pack, and they’re a pack split located in Ferry County, north of the Colville Reservation. By the end of last year, Washington was home to at least 90 wolves and 8 breeding pairs. Wolves were…


Wenatchee Developmental Disability Adminstration Conference Underway

Discussion of helping the disabled and how to work toward striking down federal laws allowing employers to pay disabled workers little more than 3-dollars an hour is on the table at Wenatchee’s Developmental Disabilities Administration conference. At the Convention Center, Monica McDaniel with Seattle’s WISE group warns the numbers of…