New Troopers Headed to NCW

31 cadets graduated from the Washington State Patrol’s Trooper Basic Training Academy this week.  District 6 Public Information Officer Trooper Jeff Anderson says 8 of the new troopers will be assigned to the North Central Washington region in District 6.  He said the District 6 is the largest in the…


Fredi Simpson, Longtime GOP Party Official Dies

Fredi Simpson of Wenatchee has died after a months long battle with cancer.  The 68 year old served in many prominent roles with the Republican Party serving as chairwoman of the Chelan County Republican Central Committee and president of the Chelan-Douglas Republican Women.  She was a National Committeewoman for the Republican Party…


Student In Custody After School Threats

Eastmont High School was placed on a brief lockdown after threats were reported early Wednesday afternoon.   A student tweeted  “I want to shoot up whs and ehs” at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday. Eastmont Administrator Vicky Trainor said the lockdown was initiated shortly after 1pm and lasted about 40 minutes while law…


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. …