Wenatchee Man Claims SeaTac Minimum Wage Law Passed With Illegal Votes

A man associated with a group which fought against the city of SeaTac’s $15 minimum wage question’s the legitimacy of the public vote on the issue. Wenatchee resident Jac Cates, who worked with Common Sense SeaTac, claims about 16-hundred people casting ballots in the election did so illegally. He says,…


Time For Candidates To File

This is candidate filing week in Washington state. Anyone who wants to run for local or state office must register by Friday afternoon. In Chelan County, all three of the Superior Court judges seats and County Commission seats for District 1 and 3 will be on the ballot. Chelan PUD has…


Fire Destroys Unoccupied Lake Wenatchee Area Home

Fire destroys an unoccupied home in the Lake Wenatchee-Plain area. Crews with Chelan County Fire District 9 were called out at 11:10 last night to the structure fire located on Saddle Street. Crews from Plain and Leavenworth responded in mutual aid. No reports of injuries. Firefighters remained on the scene…


Climber Dies in Icicle Canyon Fall

A rock climbing accident in Leavenworth’s Icicle Canyon claims the life of a SeaTac woman. Chelan County Sheriff Sgt Jason Reinfeld says the 50 year old victim was scaling an area above the popular Icicle Buttress cliff when she fell about 80 feet. The climber was part of a group…



Rep McMorris-Rogers Says Trump a “Disrupter”

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rogers (Colville) comments on presumptive GOP Presidential Nominee Donald Trump following his meeting with her and other US House Republican Leaders. Here is the video from her interview with NBC News’ Luke Russert  


Rain Dampens Gold Bar Fire

Information from Gold Bar Fire As of 5:00 PM Saturday The Proctor Creek Fire is now 10 percent contained as wildland fire crews benefited from afternoon rain and cooler winds from the west to contain the day-old fire. As of 3:30 p.m., the fire’s perimeter is estimated at 325 acres….


Schools Affected By President Obama’s Transgendered Bathroom Guidance

(WASHINGTON) — ABC News reports The Departments of Justice and Education issued joint guidance to educators across the country Friday laying out the Obama administration’s interpretation of protections afforded to transgender students under federal law.Addressed to “Dear Colleague,” the letter explains the federal government’s stance when it comes to restrooms,…


Dem Candidate’s Call to Dump Primary Criticized by Douglas Co Auditor

With Donald Trump now the presumptive presidential nominee for Republicans, a Democrat is calling for the Washington primary to be cancelled. Tina Podlodowski, who’s running for Secretary of State, claims incumbent Republican Kim Wyman is wasting tax payer money by holding the election. The state legislature allocates roughly $11 million…


Big Time Comeback For Pygmy Rabbit

From Maecy Enger Newsradio 610 KONA The latest survey shows the nearly-extinct Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits have shown signs of recovery. Of 17 rabbits found last winter at Sagebrush Flat north of Wenatchee, 15 were wild-born. This comes after a four-year breed project at the Oregon Zoo, Washington State University…