By Oscar Rodriguez and Reilly Kneedler
World staff writers
NCW — National, state and local agencies are coordinating one of the largest vaccination campaigns in history. This page will be updated with the latest information for North Central Washington as it becomes available.
SEATTLE — Due to the massive downturn in air travel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Alaska Air Group, parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, last year lost $1.3 billion, or $10.59 per share, according to financial results announced Tuesday.
OLYMPIA — A bill that would ban the manufacture, possession, distribution and sale of large-capacity magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition received its first hearing in a Senate committee on Monday.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee World and the NABUR team on Thursday hosted a mental health panel as part of The World’s ongoing Virtual Forum Series. During a time of increased isolation, uncertainty and stress, the panel helped provide attendees with knowledge regarding the impact of the COVID-1…
WENATCHEE — Alpha Media Holdings LLC, the Portland-based company that owns more than 200 radio stations across the country, including KKRV 104.7 FM and La Nueva 92.1 FM in the Wenatchee area, filed for voluntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection Monday.
CHELAN — Chelan-area restaurants received more than $84,000 in grants so far as part of the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce’s Restaurant Rally, which started Dec. 1 and continues through the end of February.
Upper Valley MEND welcomes new staff member Liz Hurtado who is joining as the Emergency Assistance Program manager. Hurtado will be helping people in crisis with rent, mortgage, utility bills and helping with access to needed services in the Wenatchee Valley.
NCW — The Feb. 9 special election ballot measures in North Central Washington are mostly renewal of expiring educational programs and operations levies, formerly known as maintenance and operations levies.
WENATCHEE — Rooftop pickleball courts and lounge views of the Columbia River and Pybus Public Market. Batting cages. Golf simulator. Sports bar and restaurant. Gymnastics and martial arts room. Ninja course. Climbing walls. Trampolines.
Corsair warplanes have been flying above the Wenatchee Valley in recent days, landing at Pangborn Memorial Airport. The planes were used in World War II and the Korean War off of aircraft carriers. Their wings fold up for storage.
Victor Giroux with Icon Commercial Roofing of Spokane, finds himself in tight quarters as he installs soffits at Grant Elementary School in East Wenatchee on Thursday. Construction of new buildings continues at Eastmont elementary schools, part of a project that started last February. Included are 20 new classrooms, four cafeterias, and improvements to the Dan White baseball field. Grade schools will eventually include sixth grade.
Jim Mayer, East Wenatchee, says it's time to put Frosty into storage. Taking advantage of a sunny day Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, he packed up the Christmas decorations placed about his front yard for the year. Frosty didn't seem to mind.
WENATCHEE — At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the 30 libraries of the NCW Libraries system closed their doors to in-person visits, per new state guidelines. The system has libraries in Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and Ferry counties.