WENATCHEE — The Port of Chelan County today agreed to be part a property-owner-initiated effort to have the Olds Station industrial area annexed into the city of Wenatchee. Sources close to the effort say owners of more than 50 percent of the area's assessed value are already on board with the annexation. The port's decision could achieve the total 60-percent value needed to clinch the annexation for the city, pending verification of values by the Chelan County assessor and city council approval.
ATLANTIC, Va. — The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials.
WASHINGTON — Al-Qaida is using U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria as a reason to extend olive branches to the renegade Islamic State group, saying the two should stop feuding and join forces to attack Western targets — a reunification that intelligence analysts say would allow al-Qaida to capitalize on the younger group’s ruthless advance across the region.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.
Twenty-five minutes after Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, two air ambulances hovered near the campus, prepared to transport the critically wounded to the region’s highest-rated trauma hospital.