John Newbery Elementary student Alexis Wilson, left, pets 2-month old goat Ross at Wenatchee High School on Friday. Wenatchee High School's vet science class and teacher Hannah Symonds hosted first-graders from John Newbery Elementary School to give WHS vet science students an opportunity to teach about animals in a hands-on setting.
Don Meseck State regional labor economist
Chelan and Douglas counties' unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percent between January 2016 and January 2017.
Crews from the city of Wenatchee and Chelan County Fire District 1 responded to a diesel spill at Kittitas and Columbia streets Monday. About 20 gallons spilled from a semi when one its fuel tanks brushed the pavement and lost its drain plug.
Part of the presumed fuel spill seen this morning from the Pipeline Pedestrian Bridge, outside the containment boom.
A bright orange boom was placed in the Columbia River Sunday morning to contain a fuel-like sheen that appears to be emanating from the area. Officials from the state Department of Ecology are looking for the source of the sheen, which was discovered by pedestrians Friday.