Body of Entiat Man Found Near Highway

A 48 year old Entiat man died in an apparent fall sometime this weekend. The body of Shawn Lewis was located late Monday near Highway 97A, north of Entiat. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Chief of Operations Jason Reinfeld said in a press release that Lewis had not been seen by…


More Snow and Icy Roads Expected

SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AND LINGERING INTO WEDNESDAY A winter weather advisory is in effect until 12pm on Wednesday afternoon. As of 1 PM, snow had developed over central Washington producing light accumulations along the East Slopes of the Cascades and into the Wenatchee area.  A wintry mix of precipitation…


I-90 Reopens in Both Directions

I-90 WAS REOPENED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS AT APPROXIMATELY 8PM FRIDAY UPDATE–6:00PM  The estimated time to reopen eastbound I-90 at North Bend milepost 34 is now 8PM  Eastbound lanes have been closed for investigation of a fatality accident near milepost 61  Westbound lanes are open UPDATE–3:30PM  Eastbound I-90 to remain closed…


Christmas Tree Recycling Events

Residents that live in the apple maggot quarantined area of Leavenworth can recycle Christmas trees at the Leavenworth brush yard this Saturday from 9am – 2 pm and next Friday, January 11th from 9am – 3pm. The standard disposal fee of $10 will be charged. In Wenatchee, Boy Scout Troop…


5 Finalists For Wenatchee School Board Position

The Wenatchee School Board has announced five finalists for the open position on the Wenatchee School Board. The five finalists are; Karina Vega-Villa, Martin Barron, J’Lene George, Alma Chacon and Emi England 20-minute interviews will be conducted with each finalist during an open meeting at 5pm on Friday, January 4…


Winter Weather Advisory for Freezing Rain

A Pacific storm system will bring heavy snow to the Cascades and the northeast Washington mountains tonight through Thursday night.  In addition areas of freezing rain will be possible for the Cascade valleys and the northeast mountain valleys. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect Thursday at 4am to 2pm…


Yakima Man Struck and Killed on I-90 near George

A 31-year-old Yakima man, Thomas B. Whitlock died when he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 90 seven miles east of George Thursday night. The Washington State Patrol says the man was standing in the westbound lanes of the highway while attending to his disabled vehicle when he was…


RiverCom Reports 911 System Has Stabilized

911 service seems to be stabilizing after a statewide failure Thursday night attributed to problems in the CenturyLink network.  The issue prevented emergency 911 calls placed on landline or cellphones. As of 10:45 Friday morning, a RiverCom Dispatch Supervisor said service was working again in the Chelan Douglas County area…


Wenatchee Scouts Will Recycle Christmas Trees on Jan. 5th

The Wenatchee Boy Scout Troop 7 Christmas Tree recycling will be at a new location.  On Saturday, January 5th, Boy Scouts will be at the Stemilt Organic Recycling Center at 1465 South Wenatchee Ave., next to the Waste Management Transfer Station from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Scouts will accept trees for recycling, with…


Motorist Injured in Collision With Cow

A driver was injured after a collision with a cow on highway 28 near Ephrata.  The Washington State Patrol responded to the scene just after 6AM Monday near MP 39 just outside of Ephrata. Trooper Jeremy Weber said the driver was eastbound at the time of the accident.  The injured…