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Wilf Woods | Touring the dam and Dry Falls

Hot weather has not slowed down the flood of visitors to Grand Coulee Dam and Dry Falls. We returned there this past week to see the country's biggest power producer.

July 4th bash is back

Organizers say it's a 'celebration of community' after fire rips through city

The Entiat troll can stay

ENTIAT – The troll that “took up residence” last month under the Highway 97A bridge in Entiat can stay on its rocky perch.

More fireworks stands close due to fire danger

WENATCHEE — More fireworks stands are closing as a result of widespread fireworks bans, tinder-dry fire conditions, and some outward community concern for fire safety.

Fire teams start to head home

WENATCHEE — Fire teams on the Sleepy Hollow Fire switched from attack to mop-up and recovery mode Wednesday, and some started to head home or to other fires.

Mayors: Wenatchee Valley now a no-fireworks zone

WENATCHEE — Mayor Frank Kuntz signed an emergency declaration Wednesday morning that prohibits the discharge of fireworks within Wenatchee's city limits through the Fourth of July holiday.

Fireworks stands close because of fire danger

The Church of the Nazarene opened its fireworks stand when it became legal on Sunday, but closed it a few hours later when the Sleepy Hollow Fire was threatening homes.
House on fire

Structures in Broadview torched by Sleepy Hollow fire

UPDATE 12:40 A.M. MONDAY: The count of burned houses and structures near the Broadview area has risen to 12 and possibly more, said emergency management specialist Rich Magnussen. Firefighting crews are also continuing to monitor homes on the north side of No. 2 Canyon as the fire progresses. 

Water restrictions already affecting some area irrigators

NCW — Unseasonably low flows in a half-dozen Eastern Washington rivers, including the Wenatchee and the Okanogan, have irrigators with interruptible water rights facing restrictions some two to three months earlier than usual.

CRO prop fire stopped quickly

ROCK ISLAND — A fast-moving brush fire that started in a pile of orchard support props was extinguished before it reached structures at the CRO Orchard east of Rock Island Friday.

Home construction sparks small fire

CHELAN — Hot metal shavings from a saw being used to cut bolts Tuesday started a fire that burned about an acre of brush.