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…


Occupants Escape East Wenatchee House Fire

A double wide manufactured home near 4th Street SE and Kentucky in East Wenatchee was badly damaged in a fire Wednesday morning.  Cam Phillips, Assistant Chief for Douglas County Fire District #2 said the manufactured home had no working smoke detectors and one of the occupants was awakened by the…


Chelan PUD Fined $6,000 in Fatal Accident

The Department of Labor and Industries has fined Chelan PUD $6,000 for safety violations in the death of PUD employee  Edward O’Neal “Eddie” Bromiley this summer at Rock Island Dam. The L & I Investigation categorized two of the three worker safety violations that led to the fatal accident as…


California Grower Recalls Red and Green Leaf Lettuce

(Seattle, WA) — A California farm linked to an outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce is now recalling red and green leaf lettuce sold in several states, including Washington.   Adam Brothers Farms says it’s issuing the recall out of an abundance of caution.  The affected lettuce was sold in…


Winter Storm Warning for Mountain Travel

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for West slopes of the North Cascades and passes including Snoqualmie and Stevens Passes. The warning is in effect from 6 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Forecasts call for up to 17 inches of snow above 3,500 feet…


Nationwide Email Threat Targeted Lake Chelan Hospital

Lake Chelan Community Hospital received one of the bomb threats emailed to a number of agencies around the country on Thursday.  Our news partner iFiber One reported Sheriff’s deputies checked the building as a precaution and no device was found. Lake Chelan Community Hospital IT staff determined the threat was…