WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Fire Marshal is advising residents to take caution when burning debris.

You have heard that some antibiotics have lost their efficiency because of overuse and misuse, and medical conditions that once were cured with these antibiotics no longer are. The pharmaceutical companies are scrambling to develop new antibiotics to be approved for use.

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. 

WENATCHEE — More summer school jobs, the return of full-time in-person elementary school classes and the normal springtime job openings have the Wenatchee School District looking for some extra help.

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island Mayor Randy Agnew is tired of the traffic on state Route 28. He would like to see the road, which links Wenatchee to Interstate 90 at George via state Route 281 and passes by his community, widened to four lanes.

LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan County drop-off brush site in Leavenworth, at the corner of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads, will open this Friday.

OMAK — The Associated Students of Wenatchee Valley College at Omak presents “haʔntíxʷ iʔ‿tmxʷúlaʔxʷ uł niʕ̓íp txt̓ntsis — Respect the Earth and She will Always Take Care of You” — with Dr. Jeannette Armstrong as part of the Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 20.

MOSES LAKE — The Grant County Health District reported Monday the first three cases of the B.1.429 COVID-19 variant in the county. Three cases of this variant, first discovered in California, were identified in the first and second week of April.

WENATCHEE — In a galaxy not so far away, children’s jaws dropped as they gazed at Lego spaceships. “I love all the Star Wars things,” said 7-year-old Beau Montoya while at Saturday’s Nick’s Bricks event inside Pybus Public Market.

WENATCHEE — A survey of local attorneys found a preference for Beth Bratton to replace the retiring Judge Lesley Allan in Chelan County Superior Court.