The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi38° Areas Fog

Tonight

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Wednesday

Hi41° Patchy Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo32° Patchy Fog

Thursday

Hi41° Patchy Fog

Thursday Night

Lo32° Patchy Fog

Friday

Hi42° Patchy Fog

Friday Night

Lo32° Patchy Fog

Saturday

Hi41° Patchy Fog

Saturday Night

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy

State warns of sharp rise in orchard-related illness

Send to Kindle
Print This

NCW — Sixty people — many of them in North Central Washington — have reported getting sick from orchard spray drift in recent weeks. In just over four months, that’s as many complaints as the state Department of Health usually gets in a year.

None of the people who reported getting sick were hospitalized, said Health Department spokeswoman Kelly Stowe. But many of them were seen at a clinic or doctor’s office.

View my optionsorSign in