It was 1967 that Bruce and Gwyneth Mitchell gave the old Mitchell home to the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society on south Wenatchee Avenue. Since that time, the society has become an essential part of taking care of our valley’s animal population.
LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth City Council will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Friday with 12th District State Rep. Brad Hawkins, discussing the upcoming legislative session. Among the bills Hawkins has proposed are a measure to reduce counties’ unexpected election costs and others to promote transparency in government.
WENATCHEE — Casa means home in Spanish. And for hundreds of children removed each year from abusive environments, CASA — Court Appointed Special Advocates — means a safe home and the volunteers who help them get there.
WENATCHEE — Descended from a line of homesteaders and farmers, Collin Smith and his partners hope to eventually grow as much marijuana as state law will allow — 90,000 square feet — on their family farmland on Blewett Pass.
MAZAMA — After finding a 12-foot deep avalanche along a 150-foot stretch of highway below Liberty Bell Mountain this morning, the state Department of Transportation has decided to keep the North Cascades Highway closed for the winter.