LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating some badly decomposed human remains discovered on U.S. Forest Service land Sunday in the Beaver Creek area, some 15 miles northeast of Leavenworth.
COLES CORNER — The Nason Creek rest area on Highway 2 is closed today through at least part of Tuesday because of a problem with its water supply, the state Department of Transportations said in a news release late Sunday.
WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has partially lifted a forest-wide campfire ban.Just in time for Labor Day weekend, campfires are allowed, but only in metal campfire pits in designated campgrounds on six of the seven ranger districts.
A Quincy survivor: Now this should be fun. Ephrata farmer Dale Wentworth and his 28-year-old daughter Kelley will bring Central Washington flair to CBS’s “Survivor” this fall. “I didn’t come here to make friends; I came here to make money,” says Dale in a promotional video for the show. They will compete with — and ultimately against — each other on the show where only one person is left standing to claim $1 million.
WENATCHEE — Low Columbia River flows Sunday night through Thursday will force the closure of all boat launches between Rock Island and Rocky Reach dams except the launch at Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park.
WENATCHEE — The city of Wenatchee’s funding of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will remain as-is into 2016, while the facility prepares a new five-year plan against possible future finance cuts.