Thank You For Supporting Salvation Army

Cherry Creek Radio Station listeners donated close to $2,400 dollars for Salvation Army on Wednesday in just two hours as our staff rang bells at several locations in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. Coastal Farm and Ranch is matching donations with a $1,000 contribution bringing the total amount to $3,475 dollars….


Two Arrested in Moses Lake Drug Bust

Two people were jailed and a Moses Lake residence authorities said was used as a drug house was closed down, after a lengthy investigation by the Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET). The Moses Lake Regional Tactical Response Team and Moses Lake Police helped serve a narcotics search warrant Wednesday at…


Ephrata and Quincy Firefighters Collect Food

The Ephrata Fire Department food drive Wednesday and Thursday night will collect food with fire trucks in area neighborhoods collecting non-perishable items for a local food bank.  It’s the fifth annual food drive where residents can look for the flashing lights, listen for the sirens and then meet the firefighters on…


Motorcade and Funeral Procession Set for Sgt Leandro Jasso

Chelan and Douglas County Sheriff Deputies will escort the procession to funeral services and the Celebration of Life for Sgt. Leandro Jasso on Sunday, Dec. 9th. The procession will depart Heritage Memorial Chapel in East Wenatchee at 9:30 a.m., travel north up the Sunset Highway to Highway 2, then east…


President George H. W. Bush: 1924-2018

George H.W. Bush to Diane Sawyer in 2012: "I do think that you go to heaven. There is a heaven. I don't fear it, though. When I was a little guy, I'd fear death. I worried about it. I'd be scared. Not anymore." abcn.ws/2RrA7Zt Posted by ABC News on Friday,…


Richland Man Killed in Mattawa Area Crash

A collision between a car and a semi-truck near Mattawa has left one person dead and closed the highway for several hours.  State Troopers say a 20 year old Richland man died when he tried to pass another car in heavy fog and struck the semi going the opposite direction. …


Fake News on Social Media Claims Wenatchee High School to Close

Wenatchee High School was the target of a social media hoax on Wednesday.  A letter appearing on Snapchat with what seemed to be official letterhead stated that the school is closing due to overpopulation and poor performance. Diana Haglund,  Wenatchee School District Communications Director said “that’s just absolutely fake news. …


UPDATE: City Crew Evacuates Family From House Fire

Two City of Wenatchee employees were credited with evacuating a family from their burning home Wednesday morning. Chelan County Fire Chief Brian Brett says the city employees were working in an alley behind the Kittitas Street residence about 9:30am when they spotted a column of smoke.  Brett said they called…


North Cascades Highway Winter Shutdown on Wednesday

The North Cascades Highway will be closed for the season at 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 28th.  State Route 20 is closed each winter between Milepost 134 at Diablo Overlook, east of Newhalem and Milepost 171 at Silver Star Creek west of Mazama. The highway typically reopens in early May.


George M. Frese, Pioneering Radio Engineer Passes at 97

A broadcast industry pioneer passed away this weekend.  George M. Frese of East Wenatchee died Friday in Wenatchee at 97, according to family members.   Frese was a radio engineer who worked at KPQ early in his career and became a sought after engineering consultant by stations around the country. Frese…