If you want to know about the history of the Great Northern Railway’s Mansfield line, there is one place to go: the Mansfield historical museum. It opened its lower floor this year to a new exhibit, all about the 60-mile rail line that operated up the Moses Coulee and Douglas Creek to Mansfield from 1909 to 1985.
Families took advantage of warm weather and smoke-free skies Saturday at Walla Walla Point Park. Osprey Rafting of Leavenworth offers their Family Float from lower Cashmere to Wenatchee that is a gentler experience than extreme rapids of the Wenatchee River between Leavenworth and Cashmere.
It has been heartening to see readers responding so favorably to the outstanding fire coverage that The World staff has delivered throughout the tragic wildfires that have ripped through North Central Washington.
High relative humidity and some rain have slowed growth of the Carlton Complex Fire and allowed fire crews an opportunity to make good progress in fire line construction in some parts of the fire’s footprint.
Crews made good progress today building a fire line along the fire's western flank near Twisp, fire spokesman Paul Gibbs said this afternoon. Over the next few days area residents may see increased smoke and fire near Pearrygin Lake.