AppleSox Fall in Corvallis 12-3

The Wenatchee AppleSox fell to the Corvallis Knights, 12-3, on Wednesday night at Goss Stadium. Joey Magro collected three hits in four at-bats, but it was not enough to lead the AppleSox. The team also collected 11 hits in the loss. An RBI single in the second and another in…


PUD Worker Dies in Accident at Rock Island Dam

An accident on the spillway at Rock Island Dam Wednesday afternoon took the life of a Chelan PUD employee. During crane testing the 40-year-old employee was hit by a piece of steel from the spillway structure. Coworkers provided immediate first aid until emergency medical help arrived. The first responders weren’t able…


UPDATE: Soap Lake Fire 100% Contained

UPDATE: June 14 Thanks to the great work done by the local firefighters and the team work displayed by the mobilization resources the Soap Lake Fire is 100% contained.  The fire has been transferred back to the local fire district. “It was a great effort by everyone involved” said Richard…


Westside High School Class of 2018 is 2nd Largest Ever

Wenatchee’s WestSide High School Commencement Ceremony is Thursday in the Wenatchee Convention Center. Principal Kory Kalahar says the nearly 90 seniors graduating in the Class of 2018 make up the second largest class in Westside’s 32 year history, “each one of them, just like all the graduates in the Wenatchee…


Chelan PUD Power Outage on Skyline Drive, Number 2 Canyon

Chelan PUD is reporting power is out on Skyline Drive, west to Castle View and up Number 2 Canyon.  The PUD anticipated up to 3 hours to restore power.  The cause is an equipment failure.  The notice was posted around 4:45pm on Chelan PUD’s twitter feed.  Follow Chelan PUD updates…


Oil Response Teams at Confluence Park, Only a Drill

Chelan County Emergency Management is hosting a training exercise with the Department of Ecology (DOE) on Thursday at Confluence State Park. Joye Redfield-Wilder at DOE  says local first responders will get to rehearse an oil spill response using the Ecology Department’s equipment that is stored in strategic locations around the…


Driver Seriously Injured After Being Ejected During Accident.

A man is battling life threatening injuries after being ejected from his car during an accident Tuesday evening on Brays Loop Road above Sun Cove. Orondo Fire, Chelan Fire Rescue, Ballard Ambulance and Douglas County Sheriff responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m. On arrival fire units found one vehicle…


Candidates Sought to Serve as Interim Sheriff

CORRECTION:  The Chairman of the Douglas County Republican Central Committee was incorrectly identified in the original post below.  David Andrews is the Chairman.  A corrected email link for interested candidates is also provided here; dcrccemail@gmail.com The Douglas County Sheriff’s race attracted two candidates for the November ballot, East Wenatchee Police Officer Leeon…


Shayne Magdoff Chosen to Fill Vacant East Wenatchee City Council Seat

Shayne Magdoff will become the next East Wenatchee City Council member. She was chosen by the council to replace Sandra McCourt who resigned in April. Councilman Chuck Johnson says she was impressive throughout the interview process. “I thought she was very strong in all three areas, her initial presentation, and…


AppleSox Earn 600th Win in Team History

With a 4-0 victory over the Corvallis Knights (2-4) on Tuesday night at Goss Stadium, the Wenatchee AppleSox (3-3) won their 600th game in franchise history. Curtis Bafus struck out nine over seven scoreless innings and Cory Meyer went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the AppleSox to victory. Bafus attacked…