Database error leads to stabbing suspect’s release

A suspect in a Bridgeport area stabbing is at-large after a mix-up led to his release from the Sunnyside jail. 23 year old Donald Dale Leif Crow of Manson is suspected in the September 24th stabbing of a 21 year old man who suffered life threatening wounds.  Douglas County Sheriff…


Eastmont school bus catches fire at bus garage

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a school bus parked in the Eastmont Bus Garage to catch fire around noon Thursday. Transportation Director Troy Lucas says the fire was spotted by a driver who was pulling into the bus parking lot at the end of her shift. Lucas…


Washington Elementary Students Chosen for Statewide Choir

The following is a news release from the Wenatchee School District: Five fifth graders from Washington Elementary School have been chosen for the WMEA All State Junior Youth Choir. The choir is made up of about 150 fifth and sixth grade students representing schools from around the state. The five…


New Date Announced for Postponed Wild Game

A make-up date for the Wenatchee Wild game against the Powell River Kings has been announced. It will now be played January 31st at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Toyota Center. The game was originally set for November 3rd but had to be rescheduled because of an engine failure on…


Newhouse, GOP Members of Congress Urge Action on DACA

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) led a press conference in the U.S. Capitol with 13 House GOP colleagues to urge Congress act and support ongoing negotiations led by House Republican leaders for a legislative solution for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program before the end…


North Cascades Highway to close for winter on Friday

The Washington State Department of Transportation issued this news release on the winter closure of SR20/North Cascades Highway DIABLO – The final page will soon turn on State Route 20/North Cascades Highway this year. The winter gates will close at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 due to avalanche risk, and there…


West Side High School Looking for Mentors

The following is a news release from Wenatchee Learns Connect: A mentor provides critical guidance to a young person on his or her path toward productive adulthood however, 1 in 3 young people will grow up without a mentor. At Wenatchee’s WestSide High School, a mentorship movement is on the…


Snow causes slick conditions

A late arriving snowfall caused slick conditions around Central Washington this morning and difficult driving conditions.  A Winter Weather Advisory was posted from 4pm Wednesday through Thursday afternoon at 4pm.  The forecast of 1 to 3 inches of snow overnight never materialized but steady rain started falling around 4am and…


AG Bob Ferguson Stops by KPQ Studios

Attorney General Bob Ferguson was in Wenatchee on Wednesday. He stopped by the KPQ studios where Dylan Carder had the chance to sit down with him in and and ask him a few questions. Below is the full interview.