WENATCHEE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting in Wenatchee on proposals to increase license fees and state funding to expand conservation programs and fishing and hunting opportunities.
A yoga class takes to paddleboards Wednesday near Walla Walla Point Park's swimming area. Taught by Bridget Shae with ILa Yoga of Wenatchee, the Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) sessions are scheduled throughout the summer.
UPDATE: 1:45 p.m. Friday: Crews have clared debris and water over Highway 153, which has now reopened, the state Department of Transportation reported. A flood watch for the region expired at 7 p.m. Friday.
OMAK — The company that leased and operated a Colville Tribal plywood mill in Omak is facing an $89,000 penalty for repeatedly violating clean air rules, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday.
PESHASTIN — In 1928, E.L. “Cy” Sawyer built a sawmill along the river in Peshastin. The mill closed in 1990, but in its heyday produced the lumber used to build a large percentage of the homes in Chelan County.
Matt Stark of Portland-based Evergreen Stateparks smooths a freshly-poured concrete slab in Cashmere's Riverside Park on Monday. The skate park should be completed next week, said Mark Botello, director of planning and building for the city. It's part of a $500,000 project to renovate Riverside Park, funded by grants from the state Recreation and Conservation Office.
WENATCHEE — If you’re enjoying this cool summer weather, well, don’t get too comfortable. The high temperatures in the mid-70s of the last few days isn’t expected to last, according to the National Weather Service.
Graybeal Signs employee Duane Jones unloads the two-mile marker that he is installing on a post along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail near the Linden Tree park access. RunWenatchee raised $19,935 to install eight mile-markers along the trail to help tourists and emergency responders. Two other signs were installed along the trail three years ago using federal pedestrian safety funds.
Makaylah Strickland, 11, Wenatchee, leads a cheer with her team the NCW Sundevils at their last home tournament of the season on Saturday at Sterling Middle School. It was the second year for the Summer Scorcher tournament run by the Greater Wenatchee Girls Softball Association. Tryouts for next year's teams in the league begin in August. The Sundevils lost this game to the Moses Lake Wicked 4-2. The two teams also met in the championship game on Sunday where Moses Lake edged the Sundevils 5-4 by getting a run in ...