UPDATE: 1:45 p.m. Friday: Crews have clared debris and water over Highway 153, which has now reopened, the state Department of Transportation reported. A flood watch for the region expired at 7 p.m. Friday.
Historian Helen Knowles has written a book about the famous Elsie Parrish, whose suit against the Cascadian Hotel, where Elsie worked as a housekeeper, went all the way to the Supreme Court. The decision upheld the state's minimum wage law for women.
The demise of bankrupt Hastings Entertainment, including the impending closure of stores in Wenatchee and Moses Lake, drew a slew of comments on the Wenatchee World Facebook page from residents saddened to see it go and hopeful for something new.
Leavenworth social media consultant April Welch will lead a workshop Wednesday to help business owners and managers boost customer reviews on the Web. The workshop, entitled "Yelp Me," will begin at 8 a.m. at Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee. Here she presents a handful of suggestions for bettering a business' presence in social media.
CLEVELAND — A defiant Ted Cruz said on Thursday he refused to be Donald Trump’s “servile puppy dog,” further exposing Republican rifts just as Trump seeks to unite the party and rally Americans behind his unconventional White House bid.