Fire in the Sky is a rocket launch held Memorial Day weekend at the Sportsman Club in Mansfield. Launch Director Dale Woodford hoped to have about 400 to 500 launches at the event that ends Monday around noon. The largest rockets at the event are about eight feet tall and are restricted to flying below 14,000 feet above the ground. For more information on the event see washingtonaerospace.org/fits.php.
LAKE CHELAN — A Woodinville family of three adults and four teenagers was rescued by a Rio Tinto subcontracter Friday afternoon, after spending about half an hour treading water as their boat was sinking miles from shore in Lake Chelan.
WENATCHEE — The lawyer for Robert Friess, shot at by a Chelan County sheriff's deputy after emerging from his parked truck with a handgun, hopes to spend about $5,200 in public money to account for all the gunfire.
WENATCHEE — The Battle of Iwo Jima was one of the bloodiest battles of World War II and in U.S. military history. Two days before the Marine invasion of the Pacific island, a small group of Navy gunboats set the stage and helped reduce later casualties by thousands.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The mother of a Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense after killing four people in a 2013 drunken-driving crash was formally charged with money laundering on Thursday, related to her helping him flee to Mexico last year, her attorney said.