WENATCHEE — Wenatchee’s love-hate (mostly hate) relationship with Seattle tends to get set aside when it comes to football. Ever since Super Bowl XLVIII, it’s been easy to pretend “Seattle” doesn’t come before “Seahawks.”
BREWSTER — Two state representatives, including Okanogan County’s Rep. Joel Kretz, will host a meeting in Brewster Jan. 5 to discuss issues from the Carlton Complex Fires and how to better prepare for the 2015 wildfire season.
Chris Ellison, East Wenatchee, high fives the passengers of the Niles Saunders train Saturday as he jogs in Riverfront Park in Wenatchee. A group calling themselves the “Six Grumpy Grandpas” rented out the train to give their 60 family members rides in the late morning. This is the seventh year the group of trail-walkers have provided rides the weekend before Christmas. They have been walking together for about 30 years, six days a week, a stretch of trail 4.2 miles long.
WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee School District internal investigation has found that supervision was lax and ineffective on a chartered bus transporting a Wenatchee High School freshman football team Sept. 6 when three students were allegedly raped by another student.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republicans in Congress searched on Thursday for a strategy to sink or at least slow President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba, drawing a shrug from the White House.
Declaring it “time for polluters to pay their fair share,” Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a sweeping new cap-and-trade system that would cut carbon emissions while generating $1 billion a year for schools, transportation projects and other programs.