CHELAN -- The brother of missing pilot Bill Fitzpatrick said Wednesday that the family has received “unofficial confirmation” that wreckage and human remains found in the mountains of Cameroon are of Fitzpatrick and the plane he was flying.
EPHRATA -- Grant County PUD commissioners Tuesday approved a settlement that will allow holders of now-expired leases to Crescent Bar Island RV lots and condos to remain on the island for as long as 36 more years.
PATEROS – While Pateros city officials await funding for a new water tower, plans are underway to restore two old towers that ran dry last summer when firefighters were trying to save homes during the Carlton Complex Fire.
The Cascadia Conservation District is looking for community volunteers to take part in a cleanup effort at the Cashmere Mill Site on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. til noon. We asked Amanda Levesque, Cascadia's education and outreach specialist, about this event and and what the organization is doing to make this valley a better place to live.
CHELAN -- Beebe Springs Natural Area offers migrating salmon and steelhead a safe refuge from predators while traveling up the Columbia River. The Highway 97 recreation area will also have something to offer kids who want to try their hand at catching fish.
A Washington D.C.-based lobbying group has named the Columbia River one of the country’s 10 “most endangered” rivers for 2015 in an appeal to federal government high-ups to modernize the Columbia River Treaty and add fish enhancements.