City officials believe aggressive begging is on the rise in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee and are launching a public campaign to combat it. With the support of local social service agencies, the cities plan to launch the "Bring the Change" campaign in June, asking the public to stop giving change to panhandlers and instead give it to local charities.
WENATCHEE -- The retired Wenatchee accountant who fulfilled a dream by fixing up an historic home was slapped with a $1,000 state fine earlier this month for selling his now-renovated home without living in it first.
The Eastmont High School marching band practices around East Wenatchee on Thursday. This is the first week of the year they have taken to the streets to perfect their marching and playing style in preparation for the Apple Blossom Festival's grand parade next month.
Environmentalists seeking to curb the deaths of an estimated 53,000 sea turtles each year from getting caught in commercial shrimp nets off the southeastern United States sued federal regulators on Wednesday for stronger protections.
Older people who have sleep apnea, which can be marked by heavy snoring, tend to begin experiencing cognitive decline about ten years earlier than those without the disorder, or those who use a breathing machine to treat their apnea, according to a new U.S. study.
NEW YORK — Fast-food workers rallied in New York Wednesday to demand higher pay, using the April 15 deadline for filing U.S. tax returns to publicize their claim that they cannot survive on the hourly wages paid by many U.S. corporations.