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.
Dear Abby: My mother-in-law is 80 and in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. She lives alone an hour and a half from us. She also has a professional who takes care of her once a week. My husband, “Fred,” goes to help and entertain her every weekend, and I sometimes accompany him. She has enough money to stay in an assisted living facility, but Fred wants to build a mother-in-law apartment for her on our property.
WENATCHEE — The BB gun that triggered a lockdown Friday of Confluence Health’s Wenatchee Valley Medical Center was set to be used for the first time to scare pigeons off the roof, Wenatchee Police Chief Tom Robbins said Wednesday.
SEATTLE — Washington public school students are doing about as well on state tests as they have done over the past few years, but many more schools are failing to meet federal standards because the rules have changed, state education officials announced Wednesday.