A subcontractor that was working on a highway overpass in Bonney Lake Monday when part of the bridge’s concrete wall fell and killed three people has been cited in the past for not protecting its workers from potential falls.
SEATTLE — A Washington state school district pulled 143 students who lacked documentation proving they had received required immunizations from classrooms on Monday, in a first-in-the-state clamp-down triggered by a recent measles epidemic.
EAST WENATCHEE – A Wenatchee woman accused of failing to provide medications and food to six vulnerable adults living at an East Wenatchee family home lost her credentials to practice as a nursing assistant in December, the state Department of Health reported last week.
EPHRATA -- Grant County PUD commissioners Tuesday approved a settlement that will allow holders of now-expired leases to Crescent Bar Island RV lots and condos to remain on the island for as long as 36 more years.
LEAVENWORTH -- OUTDOOR CLIMBERS HOST A VOLUNTEER CLEAN-UP APRIL 25 IN ICICLE CANYON, GATHERING REFUSE ALONG TRAILS AND ACCESS POINTS. — Cleaners of all ages are invited, and can win prizes for recovering trash items deemed "most unique" or "oldest." The event goes on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and includes climbing shoe demos and a "Leave No Trace" seminar from the U.S. Forest Service.
PATEROS – While Pateros city officials await funding for a new water tower, plans are underway to restore two old towers that ran dry last summer when firefighters were trying to save homes during the Carlton Complex Fire.
ROCK ISLAND -- A fire that damaged a Rock Island home under construction Thursday started from a plastic fan that was either too close to a heating unit or fell over onto the heating unit, a fire official says.