Badger Mountain Ski Hill Opening Saturday, January 19th

Badger Mountain Ski Hill will open for the season on Saturday. The slopes, which are run and maintained by the volunteers at the Waterville Lions Club, are open from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays. There are three lift options that access the variety of runs offered…


Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center Names New Executive Director

The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mediation services, training, and programs to assist people in the peaceful resolution of disputes while complimenting the judicial system.  After over a year of contracting with an interim director, the WVDRC Board is pleased to announce the…



Division Street in Ephrata Partially Closed for Sewer Line Replacement

“Stop me if you have heard this before…” the saying goes, and it applies to this news release.One of the last remaining sections of 1940s era sewer line has collapsed, just weeks before its scheduled replacement. The City is enacting emergency provisions in order to repair this sewer line as…


Wenatchee School District Warns Parents About “Momo Challenge”

From the WSD website: A recent social media challenge directed at children and young adults, called the “Momo Challenge”, is creating concern throughout the country. While there have been no reports of student interaction with it in our community, the Wenatchee School District is urging parents to become aware of…



Alex Ybarra Sworn In as 13th District Representative

Olympia, WA -Wednesday on the House floor, Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, was ceremonially sworn into office by Associate Chief Justice Charles W. Johnson.  The newest representative for the 13th legislative district was selected by commissioners from Grant, Kittitas, Lincoln and Yakima counties to fill the seat vacated by former Rep….


2018 was a Record Year for Pangborn Memorial Airport

A record 127,563 passengers came through Pangborn Memorial Airport in 2018. “We had additional flights available that we hadn’t had in the past.” said Pangborn Airport Director Trent Moyers, “We added frequency, so we had a fourth flight in the summer months and then again in the holiday season. More seats…


Shopko Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Restructuring

The full release is below, but in the list of store closures, neither the Wenatchee or Quincy location was listed, so they will remain open for now. The Summitview Ave. location in Yakima is scheduled to be closed.   Green Bay, WI – Shopko (“the Company”), a leading operator of…


Women’s March Scheduled for Saturday

Saturday at Memorial Park will be the third annual Women’s March in Wenatchee. Organizer Terry Sloan says they want to bring anyone together to help promote issues she sees as important to women in the country. “Treating women respectfully and equally. We want to have a fair living wage. We…