Statewide Emphasis on Safe Paddle Boarding Labor Day Weekend

There will be a statewide emphasis for paddleboarders over the Labor Day weekend to educate them about laws and safe practices. There are laws regarding use of paddleboards including carrying life jackets, a sounding device, navigation light and a night time visual distress signal. Violations result in a $99 fine…


Federal Judge Blocks Killing of Ferry County Wolf

The lone surviving member of the Old Profanity Territory (OPT) wolf pack has been spared by the stroke of a federal judge’s pen. IFiberOne News reports the Friday ruling was made just days after the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced it had already eliminated four of the…


Clothes 4 The Classroom Event Serves Many

The annual Clothes 4 The Classroom event was held at Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Saturday.  Families lined up early to take advantage of the new clothing offered through the community donations to the program hosted by the church in partnership with Serve Wenatchee. The goal was to serve about…


Wenatchee School Board to Share Info on Levy Hike Proposal

The Wenatchee School District Board will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday evening, August 21 at Wenatchee High School to share information and get public input about the District’s budget and 30-cent levy increase proposal. A proposed 30-cent increase to the levy rate in 2020 is being recommended by District…


Chelan Douglas Land Trust Purchase White River Property

Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) recently purchased 40 acres of property on the lower White River, which runs from glacial headwaters to Lake Wenatchee. There were two elements that drew the attraction of CDLT to this stretch of the river. “Number one, is the quality of the salmon habitat,” said Curt…



AppleSox Season Ends in Heartbreaking Fashion

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Wenatchee AppleSox’ 2019 season ended with an 8-7 loss to the Victoria HarbourCats in Game 3 of the 2019 West Coast League North Division Championship Series. Trailing by two runs entering the ninth inning, the AppleSox loaded up the bases and scored four runs to take…


Leavenworth Invites Residents to Block Party

The city of Leavenworth is hosting a block party August 20th for the community to attend from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with brats, barbecue and burgers. Along with the food, residents can chat with their city government and neighbors at the event. It will be on Orchard Street, between Evans…


Chelan Fire District 1 Takes One Step Closer to New Station 10

Thursday afternoon, Chelan Fire District 1 held a special commissioners meeting to examine the construction bid offered and steps moving forward with the future Station 10 project. By the end of the meeting, the commissioners took Chief Brian Brett’s recommendation to accept the bid from the lowest bidder, T.W. Clark…


Falling into Fitness Registration Opens

Fall into Fitness is one of Wenatchee’s Parks and Recreation special needs programs to get people out moving and registration is open. “So what it is, is a walking program offered on Mondays and Thursdays on the Loop Trail,” said Caryl Andre, recreation supervisor. The program kicks off September 16th…