Beefed Up Fire Training Set Before Season Starts

Training is taking place next month for personnel who’ll battle blazes during Washington’s fire season. Beefed up academies are being conducted through the Department of Natural Resources in conjunction local, state and national agencies. Debbie Robinson with DNR credits state lawmakers with financing the training.  She said “A big portion…


Chelan & Douglas Dems Set for County Conventions

Chelan and Douglas County Democratic conventions take place Sunday.  The purpose of the gatherings is to narrow down the delegates that’ll will participate in the state and national conventions. Chelan County Democratic Chair Clark Hansen says people who get involved in the process have to be dedicated. “It’s not like…


Dahlias, Tomatoes For Sale at Pybus Market, Saturday March 30th

The 2016 WSU Chelan-Douglas County Master Gardener plant sale will be held at Wenatchee’s Pybus Market. North Central Washington Dahlia Society will be selling dahlia tubers at their annual spring sale, Pybus Market, this Saturday April 30th from 8 am until 2 pm.  “…representing many American dahlia Society champion varieties, recent releases,and…


Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

A man’s dead after being partially ejected from a vehicle during a one car accident on McNeil Canyon Road in Douglas County. Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal says the vehicle was likely headed eastbound when the driver over-corrected on a curve in the roadway and rolled. The 48 year old Hispanic male has not…


Wenatchee Police Chief Finalists Named

Three Finalists are announced to replace retiring Wenatchee Police Chief Tom Robbins. Doug Jones is “operations captain” on the force. Kevin Dresker is security services manager at Confluence Health, and Steven Crown’s “police chief” at the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife. Wenatchee mayor Frank Kuntz praised the group who applied for…


Chain Reaction Crash on Stevens Pass Send Girl to Hospital

A five-car injury accident on US Highway Two Stevens Pass Friday sends one child to a hospital. The State Patrol reports the chain-reaction crash happened shortly after four pm when a vehicle attempting to turn left onto a US Forest Service road was rear-ended. A 12 year old girl from…



Wenatchee Couple Found Dead In Arizona

A Wenatchee couple is found dead in La Paz County Arizona, believed to be the victims of a random homicide.  Tuesday, a La Paz County Sheriff Deputy was dispatched to a secluded residence in response to a possible burglary.  Upon his arrival, he found three separate residences broken into, and…


Wenatchee RNC Member Says Trump Will Stop Criticizing Nomination Process

Three Washington residents attended a Florida meeting during the week as members of the Republican National Committee. The gathering took place while Donald Trump trashed the GOP nominating process as “rigged” and “corrupt”. Wenatchee resident and RNC member Fredi Simpson says campaign veteran Rick Wiley, a new member of Trump’s…