EAST WENATCHEE — Some kids came from far away, others were close to home. Some came to shoot a gun or take aim with a bow and arrow, others were more at home in the art tent, making fish prints or casting plaster animal tracks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After people in North Central Washington communities failed to qualify for federal individual assistance following two summers of major wildfires, Sen. Patty Murray introduced legislation last week to improve federal help in rural areas.
Eri Takiya from Tokyo walks along the Wenatchee River in Tumwater Canyon Thursday morning enjoying the beginning of fall and the colors that brings. She was headed back to Seattle with a friend after spending the night in Leavenworth. Leaves are just beginning to turn from their summer green. The Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival in nearby Leavenworth begins this Friday and lasts through the weekend. For more information on the festival, see today's Go!
OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is hosting a National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration on Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the North Central Washington Gun Club, 2710 Gun Club Rd., East Wenatchee.
WATERVILLE — The Washington ground squirrel — a species that Douglas County farmers are working to protect — has recovered enough to prompt the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to remove it from the list of federal candidate species.
CANNON BALL, N.D. — Colville Tribal leader Michael Marchand says he’s protested the plight of American Indians before, but has never seen anything like the gathering of tribes now standing with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to fight a $3.8 billion pipeline.
EAST WENATCHEE — Land developed on surplus property along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail will have structures and fences at least 75 feet from the center of the trail, if eastside planning commissions have their way.