EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County PUD commissioners on Monday approved power rate increases targeting data centers and cryptocurrency miners, ending the eight-month moratorium on new contracts in the two industries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court gave the go-ahead on Monday for one of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, allowing his administration to implement a rule denying legal permanent residency to certain immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance in the future.
OSWIECIM, Poland — It was 3 p.m. on Jan. 27, 1945, when the 322nd Rifle Division of the Soviet army entered Auschwitz, unaware of the inhumanity at the concentration camp where Nazis had killed more than 1.1 million people, the vast majority of them Jews.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Republicans' loyalty to President Donald Trump could face its starkest test yet this week after John Bolton, the former national security adviser, reportedly wrote that Trump told Bolton he had blocked U.S. military aid to Ukraine in an effort to get Ukraine to inve…
SHANGHAI, China — President Donald Trump offered China whatever help it needed on Monday to control a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 81 people, stranded tens of millions during the biggest holiday of the year and rattled global markets.
SEATTLE — Swedish Medical Center, preparing for a Tuesday strike of 7,800 registered nurses, nursing assistants and technical and service caregivers, has rescheduled all elective surgeries, patient classes and some other procedures for much of this week.
OLYMPIA — People who don't spend much time in legislative hearings — which is to say the lucky souls who comprise the vast majority of the populace — might be surprised to know the state is apparently awash with constitutional scholars.
SPOKANE — Two range riders who were supposed to be protecting cattle in Ferry County in 2018 were more than 100 miles away in Spokane, shopping and spending time at the Davenport Hotel, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife investigation that has since been referred to a …
The 16th annual Wally Peterson Memorial Snowmobile Drag Race took place Saturday in Manson. About 50 racers from the Pacific Northwest raced through the day next to the Mill Bay Casino. The race was put on by the Lake Chelan Snowmobile Club. For a short video of the races, see The Wenatchee World Facebook page.
About 50 people dove into a chilly fundraiser for “Lake Chelan Swim," a local non-profit organization aiming to raise money and awareness for swimming lessons on Lake Chelan — when the water is a lot warmer.
SEATTLE — A new virus has health experts puzzled over precisely how it got started and how easily it’s spread. It has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41 since being discovered last month in Wuhan, China. And it recently showed up in Snohomish County, the first of five cases in the…
CHICAGO — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday confirmed a second U.S. case of the new coronavirus from China in a Chicago woman, and said as many as 63 potential cases were being investigated as the sometimes deadly illness continues to spread around the globe.
MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces growing criticism he is doing President Donald Trump’s bidding after erecting a “wall” of security forces who clashed with Central American migrants near the Guatemala border this week.
Influenza is affecting many people in North Central Washington this year and the number of infections over the last three weeks has really increased. So, what is influenza, what are the usual symptoms, what symptoms separate it from other infections, how long does it last, when should you se…
OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers made national headlines when they promised to use a new business tax to make tuition at public colleges significantly more affordable — or free — for students across the state, starting in the 2020-21 school year.
JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz to Washington next week to discuss the White House Middle East peace plan, Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration finalized a rule on Thursday to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, easing burdens on industries like agriculture and mining but angering environmental groups.