On Sunday, June 28, around 7 p.m. I got onto my phone and started scrolling through my email and checking Facebook, prepping myself for the week. Knowing that there was a fire across the river, I noticed that the updates on The Wenatchee World website and Facebook page were closer together, and I could feel a pit in my stomach beginning to grow.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD commissioners Monday extended the utility’s moratorium on new applications to supply electricity to energy-intense data-mining businesses and closed a loophole that was allowing data miners to apply anyway.
Four hundred small aluminum squares were painted by students at Mission View Elementary school as an art project during the school year. Last week some students in the summer enrichment program helped artist Dennis Weddle of Bear Signs start to zip tie them to a chain link fence on the south side of the school, creating a massive art piece.
WENATCHEE — Despite sweltering heat, thousands of revelers enjoyed the return of Wenatchee's Independence Day celebration Saturday in Walla Walla Point Park. Food, live music, kids activities and, of course, a huge fireworks show highlighted the seven-hour event.